Severin Roald has been appointed new senior vice president of communication and public affairs in Statkraft.
Roald has extensive communications management experience from senior positions in both Telia Norway and Aker Solutions, before Telenor. In addition, he has more than 10 years of service as advisor in the PR industry, including Burson-Marsteller in Norway and Middle East, where he was country manager for Qatar. Roald holds a Master of Arts in Communication Management from Australia. He is currently SVP, head of group communication in Telenor Group.
Statkraft is a hydropower company, fully owned by the Norwegian state. The Statkraft Group is a generator of renewable energy, as well as Norway’s largest and the Nordic region’s third largest energy producer.