Administration

Haakon H. Jensen

Haakon H. Jensen

CEO

Haakon Jensen was previously CFO of Orkla Home and Personal Care, and worked in managment consulting firm Bain & Company in Stockholm, London and Oslo, as well as Pareto corporate finance. From 2006 to 2009 he was instrumental in starting and managing private equity firm True North Capital, and in 2002-2004 he was part of the team that established the Norwegian governement’s PE fund of funds investment company Argentum. Haakon H. Jensen holds an M.Sc. from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and studied finance at Leonard N. Stern School of Business at New York University.
Tor Helmersen

Tor Helmersen

CFO

Phone:+47 930 69 566 E-mail: tor.helmersen@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Tor Helmersen is a business economics graduate from Oslo Business School (now BI) and holds a MBA degree with specialization in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). In addition Mr Helmersen is a Certified EFFAS Financial Analyst, and he has many years of experience from executive positions in industry and banking. Prior to Investinor, Mr Helmersen held the position as CFO at Fosen Trafikklag ASA, Nordic Semiconductor ASA and Q-Free ASA respectively, all public companies listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange. He has also held various senior positions at Veidekke ASA, Sparebanken NOR and Norgeskreditt
Katrin Haram

Katrin Haram

Office Manager

Phone:+47 901 97 578 E-mail: katrin.haram@investinor.no
Katrin Haram has previously worked at the National Health Service, as sales and marketing coordinator at GlaxoSmithKline and as personal secretary for the CEO of EMGS ASA.
Lars Appelkvist

Lars Appelkvist

Controller

Phone:+47 476 77 874 E-mail: lars.appelkvist@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Lars Appelkvist holds an MBA/M.sc. with specialization in finance from Trondheim Business School (now NTNU Business School). Before joining Investinor in 2017, he was a Senior Associate at EY

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Otto Frøseth

Otto Frøseth

Investment Director

Phone:+47 900 81 179 E-mail: otto.froeseth@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Otto Frøseth holds a (B.Sc.) in engineering with additional education in business economics and ICT. For more than 25 years he has held executive positions in international business, e.g. CEO of Siemens AS and site manager at Siemens in Trondheim. Within the Siemens corporation Mr Frøseth also worked as division director at Siemens Building Technologies in the Nordic and Baltic regions, and he led the development and implementation of the Siemens corporation’s Smart City projects. Otto Frøseth also established Siemens’ global venture in city infrastructures. He is currently board member at Investinor's portfolio company Stimline and AIA Science AS, and deputy member of the board in Investinors portfolio company Polight AS, AIA Science AS and Novelda AS.
Ann-Tove Kongsnes

Ann-Tove Kongsnes

Investment Director

Phone:+47 930 54 975 E-mail: anntove.kongsnes@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Ann-Tove Kongsnes has 18 years' experience from active ownership in seed, early, and expansion stage investments, working mainly with high-tech companies. Before this, she worked 7 years in international marketing, serving as Director of Marketing and Operations. Ann-Tove Kongsnes has broad boardroom experience, and currently serves on the boards of Investinor’s portfolio companies Polight, Numascale, Spinchip Diagnostics, Vitux and Calliditas. She holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from HIB, and has completed the Advanced Program in Corporate Finance at NHH Norwegian School of Economics





Ronny Vikdal

Ronny Vikdal

Investment Director

Phone:+47 922 10 120 E-mail: ronny.vikdal@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Ronny Vikdal holds a Bachelor in Business and Administration from the Norwegian School of Management (BI)and has studied aquaculture at the University of Bergen. He has been Director of Finance and Business Development at Norway Royal Salmon AS, Manager in KPMG, assistant bank manager at Sparebank 1 Midt-Norge, and financial analyst at First Securities ASA, Midt-Norge Fonds ASA and SR-Fonds ASA. Mr Vikdal has also served on the Boards of Directors of several companies. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors in Investinor’s portfolio companies Keep-it Technologies AS, Smartfish AS, Havgul AS, Nordic Halibut AS and Cryogenetics AS.
Jon Øyvind Eriksen

Jon Øyvind Eriksen

Investment Director

Phone:+47 930 60 330 E-mail: jon.eriksen@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Jon Øyvind Eriksen holds an MSc in biotechnology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), and a graduate degree in Russian and German from the University of Bergen. He has been awarded an MBA with Distinction from London Business School, and he is also a CFA Charterholder. Mr Eriksen is a serial entrepreneur with a proven track record of leading technology and media companies through start-up, growth, expansion and exits, mergers, acquisitions, corporate spin-offs and turnarounds. Mr Eriksen has also held positions as chairman and member of the Board of Directors in several companies. He is currently board member at Investinor's portfolio company BerGenBio, Boostcom, Northern.tech, Novelda, Numascale, Swarm64 og Unacast.
Pål Breiland

Pål Breiland

Senior Analyst

Phone:+47 959 75 955 E-mail: pal.breiland@investinor.no
Pål Breiland holds a Master of Business and Economics (MBE) from BI Norwegian School of Management, specializing in finance. He has previously worked at NorgesInvestor Securities as a financial analyst and fund manager. Mr Breiland is deputy member of the board at Investinor portfolio companies Havgul Clean Energy AS and Cryogenetics AS.
John-Arne Hørløck

John-Arne Hørløck

Senior Analyst

Phone:+47 977 90 468 E-mail: john-arne.horlock@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
John-Arne Hørløck holds an MSc in Finance and an MSc in Accounting and Auditing from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and is State authorised public accountant. Prior to working for Investinor he was Manager at PwC, and worked as a consultant in Accenture. He is currently board member at Investinor's portfolio company Exprosoft AS, Ziebel AS, Ace Oil Tools AS and Sorbwater Techology AS.
Lars Jørgen Loktu

Lars Jørgen Loktu

Investment Analyst

Phone:+47 970 87 90 E-mail: lars.jorgen.loktu@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Lars Jørgen Loktu holds an MSc from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He previously worked as Relationship Manager, Corporate Banking at Nordea Bank Norway, at Monterey Institute of International Studies in California, at Svea Finans and Lindorff.
Egil Garberg

Egil Garberg

Investment Analyst

Phone:+47 902 30 616 E-mail: egil.garberg@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Egil holds an MSc from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). He was previously Senior Associate at PwC and has worked for SIVA SF, several Norwegian banks and real estate firms.
Roar Husby

Roar Husby

Investment Director

Phone:+47 982 06 974 E-mail: roar.husby@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Roar holds an M.Sc. and a B.Sc. from London School of Economics and Political Science. He has worked as a strategy consultant for a number of multinational businesses through Marakon Associates in London and he has worked on business development and M&A projects as a Manager with Ernst & Young Corporate Finance. In 2007 Roar took the position as CFO with SalMar ASA (OSE listed salmon farmer), a position he held until 2012. Just prior to joining Investinor Roar held the position as Investment Director at Greenway, a “family office” investment company. Roar Husby is Chairman of the board at Investinor's portfolio company Partnerplast and board member in Cyviz AS, Topro and Nordic Halibut AS.
Stig Andersen

Stig Andersen

Investment Director

Phone:+ 47 95 79 36 33 E-mail: stig.andersen@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Stig Andersen previously worked as Nordic Head of Corporate Research at Nordea and held various positions in this bank for more than 19 years, e.g. Director Corporate Finance, Senior Analyst and Equity Analyst. He has also played a key role in Nordea’s coverage of the global forest industry. Stig Andersen holds a Ph.D in Forestry Economics from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences and MBA studies at University of Colorado. He is currently board member at Investinor's portfolio companies Kebony AS and Termowood AS.
Bent Grøver

Bent Grøver

Senior Analyst

Phone:+47 95 04 03 92 E-mail: bent.grover@investinor.no
Bent Grøver holds an MSc from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and a PhD in applied mathematics from the University of Cambridge. He has previously worked as a strategy consultant in the UK. Dr Grøver is member of the board at Investinor's portfolio companies Cyviz and Skioo. He is also observer of the board at portfolio company Kebony.
Patrick Kartevoll

Patrick Kartevoll

Senior Analyst

Phone:+47 911 70 111 E-mail: patrick.kartevoll@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Patrick Kartevoll holds a Master of Business and Economics from BI Norwegian School of Management. He has previously worked 7 years as a fund manager for maritime funds in Pareto, as well as 4 years as business manager and auditor in Pareto and Deloitte respectively. He is currently board member at Investinor's portfolio company Topro Industri AS, Zi-lift AS and deputy member of the board in Partnerplast AS.
Birgitte Gangmark Villmo

Birgitte Gangmark Villmo

Investment Analyst

Phone:+47 906 88 347 E-mail: birgitte.villmo@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Birgitte Villmo has a Master’s degree in Financial Economics from NTNU and a Master of Finance from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She formerly worked 5 years at Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM) as a graduate trainee and analyst, mainly in London where she was also seconded to UBS Investment Bank for one year. Before joining Investinor, Birgitte worked for a shorter period at NTNU and for a real estate company in Chile.
Daniel Holth Larsen

Daniel Holth Larsen

Investment Analyst

Phone:+47 922 98 521 E-mail: daniel.h.larsen@investinor.noLinkedInLinkedIn
Daniel has a Bachelor’s degree from BI Norwegian Business School and the University of Mannheim. He previously worked as Asset Management Officer at Steen & Strøm AS with key responsibilities in managing different operational and development processes in the Norwegian shopping-center portfolio. Daniel worked part-time for the private-equity firm, Altor Equity Partners next to his studies, where he assisted the investment team with different analyses and eventually took part in some processes.