Jens R Jenssen is the leader of the Statoil art programme and special adviser to the Corporate Human Resources function in Statoil.

Jenssen joined Statoil in 2004 as executive vice president for the people and organisation function and member of the corporate executive committee. Later he was appointed senior vice president people and organisation.

Before joining Statoil Jenssen held a number of senior HR positions.

Jenssen holds a cand.psychol. degree (psychology) from the University of Oslo where he also studied sociology and philosophy.