Andreas C. Mellbye (b. 1955)

Andreas C. Mellbye (b. 1955) has been a member of the Board since 2001 and before that served as alternate. Mr. Mellbye is a candidate in jurisprudence from the University of Oslo in 1983 and became  partner of Wiersholm, Mellbye & Bech in 1989. Before joining Wiersholm he worked for Conoco, London and Norsk Hydro in their legal departments. He was admitted to the Norwegian Supreme Court in 1995. Mr. Mellbye specializes in the areas of corporate transactions, mergers & acquisitions, securities/stock exchange law and litigation and has acted in several large cases in these fields. He holds various board and committee positions including being chairman of Martina Hansens Hospital, Lorentzens Skibs AS and Rentokil Norge AS.  He is a member of the Securities Law Forum of the Oslo Stock Exchange. Mr. Mellbye is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Bærum, Norway.