the board

We have a board comprised of professionals with widespread competence and experience in engineering, technology and finance.

Meet our board members below.

Hege Kverneland

Chairman of the board

Hege has 30 years of experience in engineering and product development from a world leading product development company. She was Director for Technology Development at Natinal Oilwell Varco for 11 years and part of NOV executive leadership team in Huston, TX. She holds a Master of Mech engineer degree from NTNU – 1990. In 2009 further completed Harvard Business School’s ‘General Management Program, Boston MA. Hege is involved in multiple technology companies in Norway and member of Petroleum section of the Norwegian Research Council´s (Norges Forskningsråd) portfolio management team.

Aksel kverneland

Board member

Aksel is the Founder and CEO of Kverneland Energi. The company established with his son Jonas Kverneland in 2017. Has 15 years of experience in management consulting, change management leadership roles from various industrial groups both nationally and internationally. He has prior experience from the AKVA group and Kverneland Group. Aksel graduated with a Master of Mechanical Engineering – production technology from RWTH Aachen Universität in Germany.

Gudleik Njå

Board member

Gudleik is the CEO of Laerdal AS, the holding company of Laerdal Group. He has broad experience within corporate finance from Deutsche Bank, Citibank and Grieg Investor a company led by him over a number of years. He holds a Master in Business Administration (Diplom-Kaufmann) from Georg August Universitetet in Goettingen, Germany.

Jonas Kverneland

Board member

Jonas is the Technical Manager and electrical installation authority at Kverneland Energi. He was a part of establishing the company in 2017 with his father, Aksel Kverneland. Been the Technical Manager since the company’s inception, he has the responsibility for all technology and product development. Jonas holds a Masters Degree Renewable Energy from the University in Agder.