Petter Bjerksund is a Professor of Finance and Management Science at NHH, the Norwegian School of Economics. He has a Master of Science degree (siviløkonom) from NHH and received his dr.oecon. degree at NHH in 1990.
His research interests include capital budgeting, investments, financial derivatives, risk management, real options, as well as financial aspects of energy and commodity markets. He has published in academic journals such as Journal of Fixed Income, Financial Management, Quantitative Finance, and Energy Journal. Bjerksund was Head of the Department of Finance and Management Science at NHH from 2002 to 2005.