Jan Petter Stiff is Chairman and a founding partner of Crux. Based on his experience and strong relationships with corporate leaders, senior bankers, and other key stakeholders in the Norwegian business space, Jan Petter is often brought in as a communications strategist and adviser in processes such as IPOs, M&As, and other comprehensive corporate actions. Jan Petter started his career as a financial journalist and editor, and then became a communications adviser. After the PR years he worked as corporate communication and IR manager in a Norwegian stock listed telco, before co-founding Crux in 2005. On the back of more than two decades of experience from the Norwegian financial sector, Jan Petter has broad experience from a wide variety of businesses and sectors ranging from energy, IT/telecoms, biotech, seafood, and retail.

Work experience

  • Adviser, Crux Advisers, 2005-

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

  • Adviser, JKL, 2003-04

  • Adviser, GCI Monsen, 2001-03

  • Founder and editor, Finanskanalen, 2000-01

  • Journalist, Kapital, 1997-2000

  • Editor, TDN Finans, 1995-97

  • Journalist, TDN Finans, 1993-95


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

  • MSc in Business Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), 1991