(born 1968) is a board member since 2013 and member of the remuneration committee. He is elected by and among the employees of Eksportfinans. Mr. Helgeland joined Eksportfinans in 2001 as application manager and since May 2015 he is the Head of IT. He has international experience from the financial software vendors FIS (then SunGard) and SimCorp. Mr. Helgeland has a bachelor degree in economics and an MBA in finance from Drexel University in Pennsylvania, USA, and also holds an Executive Master of Management degree from BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo.