Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board Helge Aasen was the Chief Executive Officer of Elkem ASA from 2009 – 2019. Currently Helge Aasen holds several board positions, among others in Elkem ASA, Borregaard ASA and is the Chairman of the boards of Moreld AS and the Norwegian Industry Association (Norsk Industri). Mr. Aasen holds an MSc in Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) .
Atle Eide had 20 years of industrial experience as CEO in Skretting, Hydro Seafood, Kverneland and MOWI before he joined Hitec Vision as Senior Partner in 2008. Mr. Eide now holds the position as Industry Partner in Hitec Vision and as Senior Partner in Kverva as well as Chairman in SalMar, Salmar Ocean and Saga Rocotics.
Marit Grimsbo has 7 years of experience from Statkraft where she currently holds the position as SVP Strategy, Communication and HR. Before joining Statkraft, she was Partner in McKinsey for 17 years and also has experience as board member in Aleris Sweden and Agder Energi. Ms. Grimsbo holds a MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Morten Grongstad was the CEO in AF Gruppen from 2015-2020. Before entering this position, he was the Executive Vice President for Property and Building for 3 years. Previous to AF Gruppen, Mr Grongstad was CEO of Fornebu Utvikling, and also has experience from Orkla Eiendom and McKinsey. Mr Grongstad has an MSc in Economics from BI Norwegian Business School
Ola Sætre has 35 years of experience from the petroleum industry and is a co-founder of HitecVision and its predecessor Hitec. He was Executive Vice President at Hitec and has previously held executive-level positions in corporate management, marketing, operations, manufacturing, and project management. Mr. Sætre is a qualified engineer. He has an extensive industry network and a deep industry knowledge
LISE MATRE WULFF Lise Matre Wulff currently holds the position as Business Development Director at Elkem Silicon Products in Elkem ASA. She brings experience from an international environment and have held various positions in Elkem, mainly focusing on business development, strategy, M&A, marketing, and sustainability. Previous to Elkem, she has spent three years working in management consulting at Arkwright, largely within the Oil & Gas industry. Ms. Wulff holds a Master of Science in Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School.