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

Jenssen led the Statoil art programme from 2008 to 2014. In that period he initiated a revitalization of the programme and shaped a new vision, strategy and governance.

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.