Sverre Quale

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Sverre Quale (born 21 July 1956 in Mo i Rana, Helgeland) is a Norwegian civil servant and businessperson.

He grew up in Mo i Rana and currently lives in Billingstad.[1] He is a siv. ing. by education, graduating from the Norwegian Institute of Technology in 1982.[2]

He was the director of safety in Saga Petroleum from 1990 to 1999. He directed the Norwegian Railway Inspectorate from 1999 to 2002,[3] during the time of the Åsta train accident.[1] He then spent one year as director of safety in Avinor, before sitting as director of the Norwegian Accident Investigation Board from 2003 to 2006. In 2006 he became CEO of Avinor.[3] He has also chairman of the board of Oslo Lufthavn and board member of Gassco.

In 2010 he was announced as the new CEO of Multiconsult.[4] He was succeeded in November 2010 by acting CEO Nic. Nilsen.[5]


  1. ^ a b Wien, Hanne (23 May 2008). "Sjefen for turbulente tider". Budstikka (in Norwegian). 
  2. ^ Norwegian News Agency (9 May 2003). "Sverre Quale ny direktør for Havarikommisjonen". 
  3. ^ a b "Quale, Sverre". Aschehoug og Gyldendals Store norske leksikon. Kunnskapsforlaget. 2007. 
  4. ^ Tunmo, Truls (16 September 2010). "Multiconsults nye leder". Teknisk Ukeblad (in Norwegian). Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
  5. ^ Orskaug, Oliver (5 November 2010). "Omrokkerer i Avinor". Reiselivsavisen (in Norwegian). Retrieved 12 January 2011. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Gro Seim
Director of the Norwegian Railway Inspectorate
Succeeded by
Erik Ø. Johnsen
Preceded by
Finn Heimdal
Director of the Norwegian Accident Investigation Board
Succeeded by
Grete Myhre
Business positions
Preceded by
Nic. Nilsen (acting)
CEO of Avinor
Succeeded by
Nic. Nilsen (acting)