Petter Mather Simonsen

For more than 30 years, Petter has contributed to business development within a broad range of industries, both operational and as a consultant. Petter has comprehensive experience on strategy and business development, M&A and turnaround process from a number of large international companies, such as ABB, Elkem and Telenor.


For nine years Petter was part of the leader group of Telenor Broadcast, where he led a team being responsible for M&A, business development and analysis, and was crucial in the development of Telenor’s media businesses, better known as Canal Digital, RiksTV, Conax, Telenor Satelitte, TV2 and Apressen.


More recently, Petter facilitated the launch of Schibsted Media Group’s newly developed service named Svosj; a digital consumer service providing seamless and fast door-to-door delivery for actors within the ecommerce business. Petter was also part of the core team of the Financial Inclusion Summit 2019; a brand-new Norwegian conference held in the Oslo Opera House, where more than 30 Nordic FinTech-companies were presented for about 300 potential investors, from a total of 30 nations.


Petter holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management Sciences from the University of Manchester’s Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), as well as and MBA from Insead.

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