Per Christian Grytnes joined Magseis Fairfield in December 2017. He has 30 years of experience from the energy industry. He has an extensive international executive career from oil & gas companies and service companies. He started his career as a researcher at Rogaland Research and later joined Saga Petroleum. He developed ODS-Petrodata into a world leader in rigs, marine and field construction market intelligence. ODS-Petrodata was acquired by IHS Inc. He continued as an executive for IHS Energy.

He holds a Master of Science in Petroleum Technology from University of Stavanger.