Tor graduated in 1982 with a M.Sc. in mechanical engineering (NTNU Trondheim) specialized in fluid and thermodynamics. He has been employed in SINTEF, NPC and AkerSolutions and founded Lilleaker Consulting in 2000 with three partners. He has more than 30 years of experience with risk assessments and risk management. Tor initiated the development of the ASAP Risk Analysis program in 1988 and has been responsible for maintenance and development of the program since then.
Tor is currently TRA (Total Risk Analysis) Study Manager on the Johan Castberg FPSO project.