- Governing Council
Dr Henrik O Madsen
Group President & CEO Veritasveien 20 N 1322 HA,vik Norway
Dr Henrik O Madsen is president of CEO of DNV GL Group; and sits on the GLTE leadership board with responsibility for overseeing the partnership's work on climate adaptation.
Dr Madsen began his career in DNV in Oslo in 1982 as chief scientist in structural reliability analysis. During the 1980s he led a large industry initiative to introduce structural reliability methods in the standard setting work of the oil and gas industry. In acknowledgement of this work, Dr Madsen was elected into the US Offshore Energy Center, Technology Hall of Fame as an Offshore Pioneer in 2002.
Dr Madsen has published several books and more than 80 papers on his fields of expertise. In May 2006, he became president and CEO of DNV GL. He introduced ambitious strategic goals for DNV GL to grow and focus its services towards selected industry sectors.
Dr Madsen's attention today is very much focused on environment and climate issues, and how DNV GL can contribute to a safe and sustainable future.