Peder Paus

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Peder Nicolas Paus (born 22 November 1945) is a Norwegian entrepreneur, banker and investor.

Paus co-founded Questerre Energy Corporation, where he also is chairman and major shareholder, an oil company listed on Oslo Stock Exchange and in Canada.[1] He became a member of the board in 2000 and chairman in 2006.

He has held key positions in the bank Manufacturers Hanover Trust in London and New York.[2] From 1981 to 1995, he was CEO of the shipping company North Ltd Venture in London. He has also been a consultant for the British Ministry of Defence and the British Export Credits Guarantee Department.[2]

Paus holds a Master of Business Administration at the University of California, Berkeley from 1971.[2]


  1. ^ Financial Times: Questerre Energy Corp QEC:TOR
  2. ^ a b c Questerre: Directors March 21, 2010