Berit Tvedt has a broad petroleum industry experience, having worked more than 30 years in Norwegian government and NOC institutions. She holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Oslo. She joined the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) in 1985 and had management positions within exploration/concession round economics and field development economics. She moved to Statoil in 1990, and has extensive experience from management positions in all phases of the exploration and production value chain, including 13 years abroad within exploration and business development, focusing on offshore opportunities in countries such as USA (Gulf of Mexico), Canada, Alaska, Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Azerbaijan. She returned to Norway in 2013 and joined Petoro at the end of the year. She worked for Petoro until February 2016 as licence manager and was in charge of a portfolio of Petoro licenses offshore Norway, including producing fields, on behalf of the SDFI (the State's Direct Financial Interest). She is a member of the Board of Petrad, and is currently acting as Managing Director of Petrad.