Reidar Bratvold, University of Stavanger

Reidar B Bratvold is a professor of decision and data analytics at the University of Stavanger. His research interests include decision analysis, data assimilation and analytics, portfolio analysis, and behavioral challenges in decision making. Prior to academia, Reidar spent 15 years in the industry in various technical and management roles. He is co-author of the book Making Good Decisions and has served as an SPE Distinguished Lecturer three times. He is the 2017 recipient of the SPE Management & Information Award and was the executive editor for the SPE Economics & Management journal. He is a Fellow of the Society of Decision Professionals and of the Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences. Reidar holds a PhD in petroleum engineering and an MSc in mathematics, both from Stanford University, an MSc in petroleum engineering from the University of Tulsa and has business and management science education from INSEAD and Stanford University.