Sverre Quale

Project Director, ECCSEL Department of Energy and Process Engineering

+47 73593745 Kolbjørn Hejes veg 1B, VATL*B302

Background and activities

Broad safety, environmental, project and top management experience from different industries, both within private and public sector.


1982: Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), Trondheim: MSc, Mechanical Engineering


2012 − :           NTNU, Trondheim, Norway. Project Director, ECCSEL                

2011 – 2012:   Multiconsult AS, major Norwegian Engineering Company. CEO   

2006 – 2010:   Avinor AS, Norwegian Airport Administration and Air Traffic Control


2003 – 2006:   National Accident Investigation Board of Norway

                        Director General

2001 – 2003:   Avinor AS, Norwegian Airport Administration an Air Traffic Control

                        Executive Director; Safety, Environment & QA

1999 – 2001:   National Railway Inspectorate of Norway

                        Director General

1990 – 1999:   Saga Petroleum AS, Norway

          Safety, Environment and Quality Manager

1986 – 1990:   Vicon Grøner AS, Norwegian Engineering Consultancy

                        Department and Project Manager

1984 – 1986:   Kongsberg & McDermott Engineering AS

                        Senior Engineer and Project Manager

1983 – 1984:   NTNU/SINTEF, Trondheim, Norway. Scientist


Courses:       Wide range of training/courses within Project, HSE and Quality     

                       Speaker and papers on various courses and conferences


Languages:   Scandinavian and English


Other positions:

2007 − 2013:  Board Member, Gassco, Haugesund

2006 – 2010:  Board Chairman, Oslo Airport, Gardermoen

2001 – 2007:  Board Member, European Safety and Reliabilty Association (ESRA)

2003 – 2005:   Board Member, Norwegian Association for Quality Management

1978 – 1979:   Editor, NTNUI Magazine

Hobbies:        Running, cross-country skiing, snowboarding and surfing.


Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications

Postal address

Department of Energy and Process Engineering Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway