Board of Directors

The role of the company’s Board of Directors is to oversee the management and the company’s strategic development, and to assure that the long-term interests of all shareholders and other stakeholders are being served.

Einar J. Greve

Chairman of the Board

Einar J. Greve has been Chairman of the Board since September 2016. Mr. Greve works as a strategic advisor in Cipriano AS. Mr. Greve has previously worked as partner of Wikborg Rein & Co for 15 years and as partner of Arctic Securities ASA. Mr. Greve has held and holds various positions in listed and unlisted companies, including but not limited to Axactor AB (chairman), Weifa ASA (chairman), Vistin Pharma ASA (board member) and Hæhre and Isachsen Holding AS (board member). He holds a degree in law (cand.jur) from the University of Oslo. His business address is Cipriano AS, Munkedamsveien 45F, Po.Box 1566 Vika, 0118 Oslo, Norway. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Kristin Hellebust

Board member, independent

Kristin Hellebust has been a member of the Board since September 2016. Kristin Hellebust is the CEO of Nordisk Film Shortcut AS and has previously been CEO of Storm Studios AS and has also worked as a lawyer in Advokatfirmaet Selmer DA from 2001 to 2005. She holds a degree in law (cand.jur) from the University of Oslo. Her business address is Nedre gate 7, 0551 Oslo, Norway. Hellebust is currently a board member of Saga Tankers ASA and NEL ASA. She is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Ingrid Leisner

Board member, independent

Ingrid Leisner (born 1968) has been a member of the Board since March 2016. Mrs. Leisner currently serves as a Board member of Birdstep ASA, Vistin Pharma ASA, Aurora LPG Holding ASA, Fortuna Mare AS and Spectrum ASA. She is also Head of the audit committee at Aurora LPG Holding ASA and an audit committee member at Spectrum ASA. Mrs. Leisner has a background as a trader of different oil and gas products in her 15 years in Statoil ASA, including as the Head of Portfolio Management for Electric Power at Statoil Norge AS from 2005 to 2007. She holds a BBA in Finance (siviløkonom) with honors from the University of Texas at Austin. She is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Øystein Stray Spetalen

Board member

Øystein Stray Spetalen has been a member of the Board since September 2016. Øystein Stray Spetalen is the chairman and owner of the investment group Ferncliff TIH AS. He is an independent investor and has previously worked for the Kistefos Group as an investment manager, as a corporate advisor at various investment banks, and as a portfolio manager for Gjensidige Forsikring. Mr Spetalen is a chartered petroleum engineer, educated at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. His business address is Sjølyst Plass 2, 0278 Oslo, Norway. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Per S. Thoresen

Board member, independent

Per S. Thoresen has been a member of the Board since March 2016. Mr. Thoresen is an experienced leader with 25 years in the pharmaceutical industry. For 10 years, Mr. Thoresen was Managing Director of Nycomed Pharma AS / Takeda Nycomed AS and previously, he was VP Human Resources in AstraZeneca. Per S. Thoresen holds the position as Chairman of Asker Produkt AS and is a board member of Maskinpakking AS. He is also the co-founder and Chairman of the CDMO (contract development and manufacturing organization) Curida Holding AS. Mr. Thoresen holds a Master of Law from the University of Oslo. He is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.