Eystein Eriksrud (47) is the Group Chief Operations Officer of the Siem Industries Group. He is chairman of Siem Offshore Inc.,Flensburger Schiffbau-gesellschaft mbH, Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA and a director of Subsea 7 S.A., Siem Kapital AS, Siem Capital UK Ltd. and Siem Europe Sarl.
Prior to joining Siem Industries in October 2011, Eystein Eriksrud was partner of the Norwegian law firm Wiersholm Mellbye & Bech since 2005 working as a business lawyer with an internationally oriented practice in mergers and acquisitions, company law and securities law, particularly in the shipping, offshore and oil service sectors. He was Group Company Secretary of the Kvaerner Group from 2000-2002 and served as Group General Counsel of the Siem Industries Group from 2002-2005. He has served on the boards of Privatbanken ASA and Tinfos AS as well as a number of other boards. He is a Norwegian citizen.