Board of Directors (Chair)
Nils Svanberg joined ConocoPhillips in Stavanger in June 1982, after obtaining an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics and Administration.
Nils has held key positions within Finance, Commercial and General Management in several locations including UK, US and the Middle East before taking up his first Supply Chain position in Europe in 2003. He became Global Contracts and Services Manager for ConocoPhillips in August 2011 and was the corporate authority on all Supply Chain contractual activities for the Company. He took up his current position as manager for Supply Chain, IT and Real Estate for ConocoPhillips in Europe and North Africa in late 2015.
Since 2003 he has been a proponent for increasing the commercial and contracting competencies of the Company's Supply Chain function. He is an advocate for aligning Supply Chain with overall business objectives, while stressing the strategic importance that Supply Chain can play a significant role in improving the Company's operational and safety performance. He has been a driving force behind ConocoPhillips being recognized by IACCM in 2012, Runners Up for the Innovation Award for Strategic Development, and in 2014 as the winner for Strategic Direction.
In August 2015 he moved to Europe and is now reponsible for Supply Chain, IT and Real Estate for ConocoPhillips in Europe and North Africa.