Hilde Tonne is the CEO of Statnett. She has a master’s degree in engineering from NTNU and RWTH Aachen in Germany. She has experience from several different sectors and has worked in Hydro Oil & Energy, Telenor, and Rambøll, where she was Executive Vice President with responsibility for innovation. Tonne has held everal board positions, also in the power sector as chairman of the board in Hafslund and board member in Statkraft and Vattenfall. She was involved in the start-up of Digital Norway, of which Statnett is also a member. She is chair of the board of the Research Council.