Jan Petter Stiff is Chairman and a founding partner of Crux. He became a communications adviser after serving as a financial journalist and editor from the graduation from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (M.Sc.). Stiff works on planning strategic media contacts and investor relations (IR), and on developing plans for financial and corporate communication. He has experience from a wide variety of transactions as stock market listings and mergers and acquisitions. Stiff has been the head account in the key IPO’s that Crux has been involved in. On the back of experience from 22 years in the Norwegian financial sector he has experience from a number of sectors ranging from energy, via IT/telecoms and to more recently biotech and retail.

Work experience

  • Adviser, Crux, Oslo, 2005-

  • Manager, communication and IR, Catch Communication, Oslo, 2004-05

  • Adviser, JKL, Oslo, 2003-04

  • Adviser, GCI Monsen, Oslo, 2001-03

  • Founder and editor, Finanskanalen, Oslo, 2000-01

  • Journalist, Kapital, Oslo, 1997-2000

  • Editor, TDN Finans, Oslo, 1995-97

  • Journalist, TDN Finans, Oslo, 1993-95


  • Seminar on mergers and acquisitions, The Norwegian Society of Financial Analysts, 2012

  • MSc in business economics, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH), Bergen, 1991