Oskar was born in Kvinesdal and has worked as an exploration geophysicist in the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and in ConocoPhillips for 18 years.
He received his M.Sc. from the University of Bergen and has, for the most part, worked with exploration in operating licenses on the Norwegian and the Danish continental shelves. In the autumn of 2003, he took part in the founding of Future Exploration and commenced as the first full-time employee in this new consulting company. Oskar is also one of the founders of, and a board member in, Skagen44, and from its inception in 2006 he has held the position as Exploration Manager.