Kristin Flornes holds a Dr.ing. (PhD) in mathematics from NTNU (1998) and an MSc in industrial mathematics from NTNU (1993). She has worked for IRIS since 2005. Flornes is currently Senior Vice President and head of the Energy Department. Prior to this, she was Research Director for the Reservoir group in Bergen. Flornes has over 20 years’ experience from academia, industry and research. She is currently a board member in SFI DrillWell and the research center COREC and Vice Director in the National IOR Centre of Norway.