Our team

Kjetil Bøhn

Mr. Kjetil Bøhn

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bøhn is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience from starting, scaling up and financing of companies since 2000. He has served either as a CEO, part of the executive management team, as Chairman of the Board of Directors or as a board member of several companies, among the Quantafuel and Agrions. Since leaving his last CEO position in Quantafuel Mr. Bøhn has started or been instrumental in revitalizing four companies, including Havur AS and Gen2Energy AS. He holds a bachelor’s of Commerce/Business studies from the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen.

Kjetil Bøhn
Mr. Kjetil Bøhn
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Bøhn is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience from starting, scaling up and financing of companies since 2000. He has served either as a CEO, part of the executive management team, as Chairman of the Board of Directors or as a board member of several companies, among the Quantafuel and Agrions. Since leaving his last CEO position in Quantafuel Mr. Bøhn has started or been instrumental in revitalizing four companies, including Havur AS and Gen2Energy AS. He holds a bachelor’s of Commerce/Business studies from the Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen.

Bjørn

Mr. Bjørn Thoresen

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Thoresen has 17 years of experience from capital markets and investment banking, with particular focus on the energy segment. He has worked on numerous equity and debt capital markets transactions and led several IPO processes within renewable energy. Mr. Thoresen holds an M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

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Mr. Bjørn Thoresen​

Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Thoresen has 17 years of experience from capital markets and investment banking, with particular focus on the energy segment. He has worked on numerous equity and debt capital markets transactions and led several IPO processes within renewable energy. Mr. Thoresen holds an M.Sc. in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Mr. Lars Nesje Grimsmo

Mr. Lars Nesje Grimsmo

EVP Project Development

Mr. Grimsmo has been project manager for major EPC projects in Energy, Oil and Gas and Maritime. 18 years of experience in gas and gas safety, including construction of gas fired power plants, offshore gas production systems and gas processing. MSc. in Electrical and Process Energy Engineering from the Norwegian University of Technology and Science, with specialization in hydrogen production for energy storage.

Mr. Lars Nesje Grimsmo
Mr. Lars Nesje Grimsmo

EVP Project Development

Mr. Grimsmo has been project manager for major EPC projects in Energy, Oil and Gas and Maritime. 18 years of experience in gas and gas safety, including construction of gas fired power plants, offshore gas production systems and gas processing. MSc. in Electrical and Process Energy Engineering from the Norwegian University of Technology and Science, with specialization in hydrogen production for energy storage.

Mr. Roar Millehaugen

Mr. Roar Millehaugen

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Millehaugen has 30 years’ experience from project development, OPC, Q&M and project finance. He has conducted development evaluations for companies as Vitol SA and VTTI BV. He has had managing roles in Wartsila, Norsk Vindkraft and Jacobsen Elektro and as such has broad experience from the energy sector. He has a Maritime Technical Engineer degree from University Advance Maritime Technical School.

Mr. Roar Millehaugen
Mr. Roar Millehaugen

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Millehaugen has 30 years’ experience from project development, OPC, Q&M and project finance. He has conducted development evaluations for companies as Vitol SA and VTTI BV. He has had managing roles in Wartsila, Norsk Vindkraft and Jacobsen Elektro and as such has broad experience from the energy sector. He has a Maritime Technical Engineer degree from University Advance Maritime Technical School.

Mr. Terje Simonsen

Head of Human Resources and Corporate Culture

Mr. Simonsen is one of the founders of Gen2 Energy. Mr. Simonsen holds an M.Sc. in Innovation and Management.

Mr. Terje Simonsen

Head of Human Resources and Corporate Culture

Mr. Simonsen is one of the founders of Gen2 Energy. He is a Competence Broker and affiliate with the University of South-East Norway. Mr. Simonsen holds an M.Sc. in Innovation and Management.

Mr. Svein-Erik Figved

Head of Public Affairs, Communication and RDI

Mr. Figved is one of the founders of Gen2 Energy. He has a broad background in business, public authorities, academia, and environmental organizations and masters the communication and interaction between these sectors. Mr. Figved holds a Master of Management degree from the Norwegian Business School BI.

Mr. Svein-Erik Figved

Head of Public Affairs, Communication and RDI

Mr. Figved is one of the founders of Gen2 Energy. He has a broad background in business, public authorities, academia, and environmental organizations and masters the communication and interaction between these sectors. Mr. Figved holds a Master of Management degree from the Norwegian Business School BI.

Mr. Jan Fredrik Råknes

Head of Business Development

Mr. Råknes has experience as a founder of several IT companies, and he is one of the founders of Gen2 Energy. Mr. Råknes holds a Bachelor’s in Finance and Marketing from the Norwegian Business School BI.

Mr. Jan Fredrik Råknes

Head of Business Development

Mr. Råknes has experience as a founder of several IT companies, and he is one of the founders of Gen2 Energy. Mr. Råknes holds a Bachelor’s in Finance and Marketing from the Norwegian Business School BI.

Mr. Kristian Sjøvold

Head of Digital & IT

Mr. Sjøvold is one of the founders of Gen2 Energy. He is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in IT-sector start-ups/scale-ups.

Mr. Kristian Sjøvold

Head of Digital & IT

Mr. Sjøvold is one of the founders of Gen2 Energy. He is a serial entrepreneur with extensive experience in IT-sector start-ups/scale-ups.

Mr. Henning Henriksen

Head of Health, Safety, Security, Environment

Mr. Henriksen has broad experience in the industrial gas industry as well as risk and safety management consultancy from companies like AGA, Linde Gas, Scandpower, and Lloyds Register. He holds M.Sc.-degrees in Mechanical Engineering and IT from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.

Mr. Henning Henriksen

Head of Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality

Mr. Henriksen has broad experience in the industrial gas industry as well as risk and safety management consultancy from companies like AGA, Linde Gas, Scandpower, and Lloyds Register. He holds M.Sc.-degrees in Mechanical Engineering and IT from the University of Strathclyde, Scotland.

Heine

Mr. Heine Rønningen

SVP Power Trading

Mr. Rønningen started in the energy market business in 1994. Experience from trading, hedging, risk management, regulatory work, and exchanges. Mr. Rønningen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from BI Norwegian Business School.

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Mr. Heine Rønningen

SVP Power Trading

Mr. Rønningen started in the energy market business in 1994. Experience from trading, hedging, risk management, regulatory work, and exchanges. Mr. Rønningen holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from BI Norwegian Business School.

Mr. Andreas Ekker

Mr. Andreas Ekker

SVP Global Sales

Mr. Ekker has leadership experience from energy companies, within oil refining, B2B sales and pricing, logistics and project execution. He holds a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and an Executive Master of Management from Norwegian Business School.

Mr. Andreas Ekker
Mr. Andreas Ekker

SVP Global Sales

Mr. Ekker has leadership experience from energy companies, within oil refining, B2B sales and pricing, logistics and project execution. He holds a master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology and an Executive Master of Management from Norwegian Business School.

Mr. Paal A. Utvik

Mr. Paal A. Utvik

Vice President, Hydrogen Sales & Supply Chain

Mr. Utvik extensive international experience within shipping and energy companies includes oil exploration R&D for PGS, ship building supervision for Leiv Höegh & Co and business development for Grieg. In 2008 he obtained a MBA degree from Fudan University in Shanghai.

Mr. Paal A. Utvik
Mr. Paal A. Utvik

Vice President, Hydrogen Sales & Supply Chain

Mr. Utvik extensive international experience within shipping and energy companies includes oil exploration R&D for PGS, ship building supervision for Leiv Höegh & Co and business development for Grieg. In 2008 he obtained a MBA degree from Fudan University in Shanghai.

Ms. Anne Mjaugeto

Senior administration coordinator

Ms. Mjaugeto has more than 20 years experience in management and administration from several different companies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in pedagogics, and additional education in co-creating, social innovation and management.

Ms. Anne Mjaugeto
Senior administration coordinator
Ms. Mjaugeto has more than 20 years experience in management and administration from several different companies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in pedagogics, and additional education in co-creating, social innovation and management.

Mr. Øystein Gulliksen

Head of Procurement

Mr. Gulliksen has more than 25 years of experience working commercially in numerous industries including telecom, industrial, retail and software. He has worked with sales, procurement and supply chain, and has extensive leadership experience. He holds a Bachelors degree in Marketing and Accounting from the University of South Carolina in the United States.

Mr. Øystein Gulliksen
Head of Procurement
Mr. Gulliksen has more than 25 years of experience working commercially in numerous industries including telecom, industrial, retail and software. He has worked with sales, procurement and supply chain, and has extensive leadership experience. He holds a Bachelors degree in Marketing and Accounting from the University of South Carolina in the United States.

Mr. Petter Sørensen

Supply Chain Manager

Mr. Sørensen has long experience within leadership and logistics management, having served over 12 years within the Norwegian Armed Forces and formerly over 3 years’ experience as Casthouse Manager for Alcoa Mosjøen working within the aluminium industry.

Mr. Sørensen holds a Bachelor in Leadership, Logistics and Resource Management from the Royal Norwegian Air Force- and Naval Academy.

Mr. Petter Sørensen

Supply Chain Manager

Mr. Sørensen has long experience within leadership and logistics management, having served over 12 years within the Norwegian Armed Forces and formerly over 3 years’ experience as Casthouse Manager for Alcoa Mosjøen working within the aluminium industry. Mr. Sørensen holds a Bachelor in Leadership, Logistics and Resource Management from the Royal Norwegian Air Force- and Naval Academy.

Ms. Aleksandra Mathisen

Finance and Strategy Analyst, Renewable Energy

Ms. Mathisen has a bachelor’s degree in Economy and Administration from BI Norwegian Business School and a Master’s degree in Finance and Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School. She has also attended Paris School of Business as an exchange student.

Ms. Aleksandra Mathisen

Finance and Strategy Analyst, Renewable Energy

Ms. Mathisen has a bachelor’s degree in Economy and Administration from BI Norwegian Business School and a Master’s degree in Finance and Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School. She has also attended Paris School of Business as an exchange student.

Mrs. Victoria Ortiz

Mrs. Victoria Ortiz

Hydrogen Sales Manager

Mrs. Ortiz has over 15 years experience in the energy sector which includes leading the business development and sales at Wartsila Gas Solution. She has a solid background in process engineering for the oil and gas industry. Mrs. Ortiz holds a MSc in oil refining and gas processing from the IFP school, executive management training from INSEAD & Scandinavian Executive Institute and Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar.

Mrs. Victoria Ortiz
Mrs. Victoria Ortiz

Hydrogen Sales Manager

Mrs. Ortiz has over 15 years experience in the energy sector which includes leading the business development and sales at Wartsila Gas Solution. She has a solid background in process engineering for the oil and gas industry. Mrs. Ortiz holds a MSc in oil refining and gas processing from the IFP school, executive management training from INSEAD & Scandinavian Executive Institute and Bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering from Universidad Simon Bolivar.

Mr. Magne Ø. Prestholdt

Mr. Magne Ø. Prestholdt

Senior Project Manager

Mr. Prestholdt has 20 years of experience from engineering and projects, within oil and gas and carbon capture and storage. He has worked on numerous offshore oil and gas projects and most recently as technical lead for Longship CCS project for the Norwegian State. Mr. Prestholdt holds a B.Sc. in Energy and Process Engineering from Høgskolen i Telemark and an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Mr. Magne Ø. Prestholdt
Mr. Magne Ø. Prestholdt

Senior Project Manager

Mr. Prestholdt has 20 years of experience from engineering and projects, within oil and gas and carbon capture and storage. He has worked on numerous offshore oil and gas projects and most recently as technical lead for Longship CCS project for the Norwegian State. Mr. Prestholdt holds a B.Sc. in Energy and Process Engineering from Høgskolen i Telemark and an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

Mr. Thor Stensvaag

Mr. Thor Stensvaag

Technology Manager

Mr. Stensvaag has over 30 years of Energy Sector experience with both operating companies and engineering companies working in Europe, Americas, The Middle East and Africa. He has had high level roles in projects, ranging from process modifications to billion-dollar investments, both onshore and offshore. Mr. Stensvaag holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU.

Mr. Thor Stensvaag
Mr. Thor Stensvaag

Technology Manager

Mr. Stensvaag has over 30 years of Energy Sector experience with both operating companies and engineering companies working in Europe, Americas, The Middle East and Africa. He has had high level roles in projects, ranging from process modifications to billion-dollar investments, both onshore and offshore. Mr. Stensvaag holds a master’s degree in chemical engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU.

Mr Øyvind Moshagen Jenssen

Mr. Øyvind Moshagen Jenssen

Senior Operations Manager

Mr. Jenssen has 25 years of experience from the aluminum business and has held management positions in operations and maintenance for several years. He also has extensive experience as a project manager for brown-field projects within the same business. Mr. Jenssen holds a B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering and material science.

Mr Øyvind Moshagen Jenssen
Mr. Øyvind Moshagen Jenssen
Senior Operations Manager

Mr. Jenssen has 25 years of experience from the aluminum business and has held management positions in operations and maintenance for several years. He also has extensive experience as a project manager for brown-field projects within the same business. Mr. Jenssen holds a B.Sc. degree in mechanical engineering and material science.

Ms. Anna Fossaas

Ms. Anna Fossaas

Senior Accountant Manager

Ms. Fossaas is a Certified Public Accountant by the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority and has been running her own accountant business for more than 20 years.

She has attained a master’s degree in Innovation and Leadership from the University of South-Eastern Norway.

Ms. Anna Fossaas
Ms. Anna Fossaas
Senior Accountant Manager

Ms. Fossaas is a Certified Public Accountant by the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority and has been running her own accountant business for more than 20 years.

She has attained a master’s degree in Innovation and Leadership from the University of South-Eastern Norway.

Mr. Alexandre Amielh

Mr. Alexandre Amielh

Finance Manager

Mr. Amielh has over 12 years of experience in the public transportation industry sector across Europe, where he has worked on both finance and business development.

Mr. Amielh holds an M.Sc. degree in Business Administration from ESDES Business School.

Mr. Alexandre Amielh
Mr. Alexandre Amielh

Finance Manager

Mr. Amielh has over 12 years of experience in the public transportation industry sector across Europe, where he has worked on both finance and business development.

Mr. Amielh holds an M.Sc. degree in Business Administration from ESDES Business School.

Thomas Bergan

Mr. Thomas Bergan

Senior Business Development Manager

Mr. Bergan has 25 years of experience within the manufacturing industry, among others within semi-conductors, oil & gas and renewable energy. He comes from a position as SVP Operations in Freyr Battery in Mo i Rana. Bergan holds a master’s degree in mechanical and environmental technology from University of South-Eastern Norway from 1992-98.

Thomas Bergan
Mr. Thomas Bergan

Senior Business Development Manager

Mr. Bergan has 25 years of experience within the manufacturing industry, among others within semi-conductors, oil & gas and renewable energy. He comes from a position as SVP Operations in Freyr Battery in Mosjøen. Bergan holds a master’s degree in mechanical and environmental technology from University of South-Eastern Norway from 1992-98.

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