Owner and Chair of Ferd, Norway, and Chair Council of Ethics Norway. Ferd is one of the largest privately held industrial and financial groups in Norway. Ferd’s value adjusted equity was USD 4,2 mrd as of 30.06.22. The company has 70 employees and is owned by Johan H. Andresen and his two daughters Katharina and Alexandra. It has roots back to 1849 and consists today of five business areas, out of which four are fully commercial and one is dedicated to scaling social entrepreneurs.