Ottar John Skeide

Senior Consultant

Ottar John Skeide is focusing on Executive Search, Professional Recruitment and Assessment Centre Solutions for a selected portfolio of key customers and industries out of the Stavanger office in Norway.

Prior to joining Mercuri Urval, Ottar served the role as Managing Executive Consultant at Experis AS in Stavanger. Ottar has over 30 years of combined work experience, whereof approximately 10 years in managerial positions. He has served roles as SVP and CIO/COO within Financial Services and also Sales Director / Sales & Marketing Director within the IT and Management Consulting industries. ‚Äč

Ottar has completed numerous projects for the recruitment of managers and domain experts onto permanent positions across several industries, and has also headed up large recruitment projects for clients within Oil & Gas. These large recruitment projects had an aggregated volume of approximately 150 positions located both onshore and offshore, and with an emphasis on technical disciplines. Ottar has also executed a feasibility study and Invest Analysis of a combined wind ang gas fueled power station for a potential localisation on the NOrwegian and UK continental shelf. The power station had a planned capacity of 600 MW.

Ottar holds an "Executive Master of Management in Energy" from ESCP Europe, Institute Francaise du Petrol (IFP) and BI-NSM, built on top of a bachelor degree from BI-NSM with a major in Corporate Finance. Nowegian native, and fluency level of English