Leadership experience from small, medium and listed companies. Both as operational manager and as chairman and board member. Experience from industries including finance, energy, real estate and technology.
Large community engagement.
Operational general manager within "Energy service management". During the period, the company grew from NOK 20 million in turnover to NOK 350 million and became one of Europe's leading in the industry.
The main task was to have a merger between Vestefjelske Bykreditt and Norgeskreditt. The latter company was purchased by Kredittkassen in 1996. In addition, I was the place manager in Bergen.
First CEO after the stock exchange listing in 1991. The main task was to steer the company through the financial and real estate crisis in the first years and in 1994, the company incorporated into Kredittkassen.
Built up the company's first regional office in Western Norway. In 1991, the office had a lending portfolio of approximately NOK 3.5 billion.
In addition to being responsible for the company's finance division, this also included businesses in securities trading, project brokerage, currency and interest rate trades.
Responsibility for the company's total deposits and cash management
Long operational management experience, both top and middle management, from a number of companies. This applies to both start-up businesses, SMEs to listed companies. It also covers chairman's experience in several different industries
Whether it's from the board, top manager or middle manager, I've worked with strategy design and implementation. This also includes development and testing of business developemt models.
I have been responsible for and been the operational leader in most financial-related tasks in a company. This includes financing, cash management, financial management and M&A
2015 – 2018 Impact HUB Bergen AS, Chairman
2009 – 2016 Legat- og Stiftelsesforvaltning AS, Chairman
2007 – 2016 Bara Eiendom AS, Chairman
2006 – 2011 Bergen Næringsråd, Board Member and Chairman
2000 – 2007 Sparebanken Vest, Board Member and Deputy Chairman
Many years of experience from board work both as chairman and board member of listed and private companies. Long operational banking experience from DNB Group Management. Advisor to the board and management of large and smaller companies
Responsible for Corporate Banking
Experience from board work and operational management in bank with focus on:
Through operational experience and consulting acquired expertise within:
Rana Gruber AS, Chairman
Yara International ASA, Chairman
Kleven Verft AS og Myklebust Verft AS, Chairman
Nordic Trustee AS, Chairman
EVRY ASA, Board Member
Austevoll Seafood ASA, Board Member
Frydenbø Gruppen, Board Member
30 years of experience as a consultant / board member / investor and establishment of new businesses in industries such as ICT, finance, shipping, real estate, industry and health.
Business development and corporate finance.
Business development and corporate finance.
Corporate advisor, restructuring and valuations
Corporate advisor, tournarounds
Financing - equity and foreign capital
Valuations and financial modeling
2003 - 2018 Neptun Invest AS, CEO and investor
1996 -2017 Onsoft Computer Systems AS, Chairman
2008 - 2014 Atterås Ortopediteknikk AS, Chairman
200 - 2005 Sabb Motor AS / Sabb Eiendom AS, Chairman
1993 - 1999 Arna Busser AS / Arna Bruk AS, Board Member
2017 - Promaps Technology AS, Board Member and investor
2005 - Network Norway, Board Member and investor
2004 - Liljetun AS, CEO and investor
2004 - Rhea Capital AS, Board Member and investor
2002 - Saturn/Neptun Invest/Tailwind AS, Board Member and investor
2002 - Misje Bulk AS, Board Member and investor
1994 - Thia Medica AS, CEO and investor
Extensive experience from business development, financial management, financing and M&A. Chairman and Board member of more than 40 companies in the last 20 years in newly established companies, family-owned companies and public companies within aquaculture, industry, retail, tourism and ICT industries.
Management of 4 investment funds with an investment portfolio within industry, ICT, aquaculture and oil services.
Management of the investment funds Marin Vekst ASA and Marin Vekst II AS. The funds invested exclusively in the aquaculture industry.
Management of the investment fund Bergen Industriutvikling AS. The fund invested in industry, ICT and media companies.
2001 – 2012 IT’s Learning AS (ICT), Charirman
2010 – 2014 FotoKnudsen AS (retail, ICT/industry), Charirman
2011 – 2018 Dooria AS (industry), Bord Member
2004 – 2009 Marine Farms ASA (aquaculture), Deputy Chairman
2004 – 2005 Aqua Farms AS (aquaculture), Bord Member
Mergers and acquisitions; valuations; finance, management oil & oil service; Aquaculture; shipping; industry; finance
Management of the P / E fund Borea Opportunity II AS with medium-sized companies as investment focus. Responsible for oil & gas, farming and other industries.
Consultancy company in business development and corporate finance. A number of major assignments, including project manager for The World and financial advisor for the Altinex Group for a longer period regarding acquisition, financing and sale of the company.
One of Norway’s first investment companies; invested in both listed and unlisted companies.
Responsible for the bank’s Merchant Banking section as well as other non-bank activities.
Responsible for daily operations concerning the extensive turnaround and restructuring process.
Responsible for listing of the company on the Oslo Stock Exchange, as well as refinancing of the company in the international capital markets.
2016 – Aegopodium AS, Chairman
2016 - 2016 Bergen Energi AS; Chairman
2006 - 20016 Borea Opportunity II AS, Chairman
2011 - 2013 Sharcat Holding AS, Chairman
2018 - 2013 Ocea Gruppen AS, Chairman
2002 - 2006 Altinex ASA; Board Member
2003 - 2006 Network Norway ASA; Board Member
20 years of experience in financial management, consulting and board member in capital-intensive businesses such as banking, shipping, offshore and real estate. Work within financial issues, such as valuations, investment analyzes, risk assessments, strategic decisions and ownership strategies. Strategic eye for corporate challenges and opportunities, as well as analytical and relationship building capabilities.
Banking part of the programme
Coaching and management development. Active board involvement (see under Directorships).
Responsible for the financing and insurance of Grieg’s shipping activities.
Responsible offshore/supply and chemical tanker markets. Financial analysis, negotiation of financing solutions, establishment of international bank syndicates. Strategic discussion partner in connection with the restructuring, acquisition, sale, merger and listing of shipping companies.
2007-2013 Grieg International AS - Board Member
2008-2012 Green Reefers ASA - Board Member
2015 - 2017 StyreAkademiet AS – Board Member, Hordaland Region
2017-2019 Inventura Group AS, Board Member
More than 30 years of experience from small, medium and listed companies. Both as operational manager and as chairman and board member. Experience from industries including technology & product develoment, and business development.
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2011 - 2013 Framo Engineering AS - Board Director
1999 - 2002 Framo Purification AS - Board Director
2001 - 2013 Bergen Engineering AS - Chairman
2010 - 2012 3Phase Measurement AS - Chairman
2009 - 2010 3Phase Measurement AS - Board Director
2004 - 2014 EAB Engineering AS - Chairman