Troels Albrechtsen is Senior Vice President with Maersk Oil heading the company’s Corporate Technology and Projects departments.

After graduating from the University of Copenhagen in 1991 with a degree in geology, Troels joined the A. P. Moller Maersk Group in Copenhagen as Geologist in Maersk Oil, initially engaged in North Sea exploration. He progressed through positions in Petroleum Engineering and Production Development in Denmark and Qatar. Upon returning to Denmark in 2005 Troels headed Maersk Oil’s exploration activities in Angola, Brazil, Suriname and Colombia. After an assignment in the UK as Head of Exploration and New Business, Troels was appointed head of Corporate Technology and Projects June 2010 based in Copenhagen. He is also a member of Maersk Oil’s Executive Team.