About us

Dovre Group provides advisory services, project management solutions and professional project personnel. We partner with leading private and public organizations, ensuring successful development and execution of major projects. Our focus is in energy, mining, pulp and paper, and building infrastructure.

Dovre Group has offices in Canada, Finland, Norway, Russia, Singapore, the United Arab Emirates and the United States. We employ about 500 project professionals and execute assignments in more than 20 countries.

In 2016, Dovre Group’s net sales were EUR 83.8 million. Dovre Group is listed on the Nasdaq Helsinki (symbol: DOV1V). As a publicly listed company, we provide full transparency in our business operations and financial statements. Dovre Group is net debt free and has top credit ratings.

Executive team

Patrick von Essen, Chief Executive Officer

Patrick von Essen has been Dovre Group's CEO since April 1, 2014. He has more than 20 years of experience in consultancy and the energy industry. Prior to joining Dovre Group, he served in several senior management positions at Fiskars Corporation, Neste Jacobs Oy and Pöyry Group Plc. Patrick holds a M. Sc. degree in Technology and Business Administration.

 

Mari Paski, Chief Financial Officer

Mari Paski acts as Dovre Group’s CFO as of January 1, 2018. She has worked for Dovre Group since 2011 as Head of Group Accounting, and holds a Master’s degree (M. Sc. (Econ)) from Aalto University in Helsinki, Finland.

 

Stein Berntsen, President of Business Area Consulting

Stein Berntsen joined Dovre Group in 1997, and has been a member of the Executive Team since July 2014. Stein has more than 25 years of experience in strategic and operational project management for the development and execution of complex projects in different industries. Stein holds a M. Sc. degree in Economics and Business Administration.

 

Arve Jensen, President of Business Area Project Personnel, Norway

Arve Jensen joined Dovre Group in 1997, and has been a member of the Group's Executive Team since 2012. Arve has over 30 years of experience in the oil and gas industry. He is highly experienced in developing and managing professional services businesses and has in-depth knowledge of working with customers in the large project industry. He holds a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering.