Trond Are Skandsen

Trond Are has solid experience with customer and purchasing contracts in the energy service industry, and has strong skills in contact management, negotiations and legal and commercial conditions related to contracts. Possesses strong strategic skills and maintains a high degree of integrity.

Excellent experience with mobilization of logistics services, supplier follow-up, import, export and trade agreements.

Trond Are worked at Schlumberger 2007-2020 where he held several management positions within the supply chain and contract. He started in the position of Logistics Supervisor for Scandinavia where he was responsible for the implementation and management of logistics operations to improve the service level of the company’s operations. In 2011 he was transferred to Ghana where he worked as Import & Export Manager for Sub-Saharan with responsibility for import, export and trade agreements.

He later held the positions of Logistics Manager and Supply Chain Contracts Manager for Scandinavia, before starting in 2017 in his last position as Senior Client Contracts Specialist.

Today, Trond Are is employed as Operations Manager in Energy Consult AS with responsibility for the company’s operations and administration.



Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia


Master’s degree in Marketing

Master’s thesis in the implementation of hydrogen as an alternative fuel in the logistics industry

Key qualifications

Tenders, negotiations and contract management

Advice on legal and commercial contract clauses

Logistics and trade agreements

Relevant experience

Operations Manager

Several large integrated offshore service contracts for the Norwegian continental shelf, with responsibility for evaluation, negotiation and preparation of legal and commercial terms. Assisted in tender rounds, contract preparation, execution in accordance with guidelines and contract rollout for operation. Ensured compliance with contractual risk standards, contractual obligations and has acted as a reliable contract advisor to management teams.

Trond Are Skandsen
Operations Manager
+47 934 60 094

Trond Are Skandsen

Head Of Operations


+47 906 33 138


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