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Bjorn Hamso

Program Manager, Energy & Extractives

Bjorn Hamso is Manager of the Global Gas Flaring Reduction Partnership, an initiative led by the World Bank in Washington, DC. Prior to taking on this position in Aug 2013, he managed large World Bank gas and power investment projects in India, Pakistan, and several countries in Europe and Central Asia. Before joining the World Bank in 1999, Mr. Hamso had a long career in the Norwegian oil company, Statoil, where he was engaged in marketing of Norwegian gas to European buyers and also was Director for Statoil’s electricity marketing in Scandinavia. In the mid-1990s, Mr. Hamso was a Senior Vice President for The Eastern Group, Virginia, U.S., where he was responsible for total energy solutions business development.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE
  • Extractives and Cross-Cutting Themes