TEAM

GUNNAR HOLEN
CEO

31 years of experience in Investment Banking. Vast experiences within Corporate Finance work including fundraising and M & A activity. Originated and participated in a number of national and International private placements and IPOs.

Founded and developed CAR ASA which developed from 2 persons in 2003 to 55 and from 0 to 80 million NOK in revenues in 2007
Previously top rated Investment analyst both internationally and domestically
Master of Business and Economics

ROLF BRUKNAPP
Gen. Mgr.

BSc20 years experience from hydro-electric industry in Norway, Nordics, and Turkey. He has developed, constructed and operated numerous small and medium sized power plants within hydro, solar and wind. Master of Business and Economics

Gen. Mgr. BSc20 years experience from hydro-electric industry in Norway, Nordics, and Turkey. He has developed, constructed and operated numerous small and medium sized power plants within hydro, solar and wind. Master of Business and Economics

BJØRN BRINGEDAL
Chief Technical Officer

More than 30 years of experience within different process and automation industries, within R&D, conceptual studies, engineering and operational support. His latest position was senior specialist in ABB Oil, Gas and Chemicals. He has worked at various divisions in ABB and Norsk Hydro; within R&D, Oil and Gas, Aluminum and Magnesium, Technology and Projects
MSc Chemical Engineering, NTH, Trondheim, MSc Fluid Dynamics

TERJE DYRSTAD
Techn. Mgr, Engineer

Education: Machine/Energy Engineer, TIH Trondheim. Cand. Polit. Univ. Bergen.
Experience: Extensive experience in development, design and construction of hydropower plants in Norway and Turkey.
Technical processes. Water treatment processes.
Employers: Alfsen & Gundersen AS, Rovas AS, Nordvest Energi AS, etc.

HÅVARD LILLEBO
Partner

CEO in Businessizer AS – serial industrial entrepreneur and business angel. Founder and CFO of Innotech Solar that grew to 180 employees, creating 3 factories. Raised 52 M€ in Venture Equity from leading Nordic VCs, 25 M€ from banks, and 13 M€ in grants. 2006-2008, Finance Manager in the listed Norwegian solar company REC ScanCell, with an increase from 30 M€ to 300 M€ in revenues, and from 88 to 330 employees, investing 130 M€ in building a process industry. Master of Business and Economics

LARS PETTER HILLESTAD
Analyst

Business Development Manager at Businessizer AS
Businessizer AS, Business Angel Network Norway (BAN Norway), Business Angel Network Ofoten (BAN Ofoten)
University of Nordland (UiN)
Master i Business and Economics

RONALD TUFT
Member of the Board

Founder and previous CEO of Norway`s leading refugee reception company Hero.
Board member and one of the largest shareholders in Norway largest Transport company Litra
CoB and MoB in a large number of companies.

RUNE LØVSTAD
Project Director

Rune has more than 30 years’ experience from onshore and offshore industry. He came from the position as Project Director in Aibel.
He has held positions as Vice President, Project Director and other Manager positions within project management, engineering, system completion, subcontracting, business development.
He developed renewable energy business and has a technical and commercial mindset.
Strong skills within project strategy, methodology and execution, leadership and management.
M.Sc. Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering, institute of Marine Machinery.

TOM HENRIK SUNDBY
CFO

Tom Henrik has more than 25 years’ experience in finance and management roles, including over 10 years as CFO in stock listed companies, most recently as CFO in MagseisFairfield ASA.
He was instrumental in the USD 250 million acquisition of US based Fairfield. Previously, he was based in Dubai, UAE, where he held the position as CFO of Polarcus Ltd. for 8 years.
He was responsible for raising USD 1,5 billion including an IPO of the company.
He has otherwise held various advisory and management positions within KPMG and TINE.
Mr. Sundby holds a Master of Business Administration degree with Honours from BI Norwegian Business School and ESCP, France.