President and CEO
Appointed to Group management in 2010
Christian Rynning-Tønnesen came to Statkraft from the position as CEO in Norske Skog (2006 - 2010), and CFO in Norske Skog (2005 - 2006). He came to Norske Skog from a variety of different leadership positions in Statkraft between 1992 and 2005. Earlier he was a consultant and energy specialist in McKinsey Norge 1989 - 1992, refinery analyst and product coordinator in Esso Norge 1985 - 1989 and researcher at SINTEF 1984 - 1985.
Rynning-Tønnesen holds a Master of Science from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).