Investment Team

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Karl Erik Kjelstad

CEO

Karl Erik has been part of the Aker group since 1998, and joined the Akastor investment team in 2014. His experience from the Aker group includes various CEO and management positions. Karl Erik holds an MSc in Marine Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and an AMP from Harvard Business School.

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Leif Hejø Borge

CFO

Mobile: +47 917 86 291
Email: leif.borge@akastor.com

Leif joined our investment team in 2014 and has previously held CFO positions in the Aker group since 2002. He was CFO of Aker Yards from 2002-2008, and Aker Solutions from 2008-2014. Leif has a broad experience from industrial as well as financial companies. He is a graduate from the PLU in Washington State.

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Paal Espen Johnsen

Investment Director

Mobile: +47 484 02 000
Email: paal.e.johnsen@akastor.com

Paal joined our investment team in 2015. His previous experience is from investment banking, management and board level in various companies within industry and finance. Paal holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics.

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Fredrik Hunstad

Investment Manager

Mobile: +47 46 47 45 00
Email: fredrik.hunstad@akastor.com

Fredrik joined our investment team in 2015. Prior to joining Akastor he spent four years at SEB Investment Banking. Fredrik Holds a MSc in Finance from the Norwegian School of Econopmics (NHH).

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Øyvind Paaske

Investment Manager

Mobile: +47 91 75 97 05
Email: oyvind.paaske@akastor.com

Øyvind joined the investment team in Akastor in 2014. Prior to this he held the position as Investment Manager at Converto (Aker ASA). Øyvind holds an MSc in Financial Economics from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School.

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Daniel Bratli

Investment Analyst

Mobile: +47 98 60 02 20
Email: daniel.bratli@akastor.com

Daniel joined our investment team in 2018. Prior to joining Akastor he spent two years at PwC, where he worked as a M&A analyst. Daniel holds a MSc in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

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Roy A. Dyrseth

Executive Director

Mobile: +47 48 02 94 80
Email: roy.a.dyrseth@akastor.com

Roy joined the Akastor owned company MHWirth in 2013 as CEO. Since February 2016 he has had a dual role Executive Director in Akastor for drilling related business development and as Chief Commercial Officer in MHWirth. Prior to joining Akastor Roy held various executive management positions National Oilwell Varco (NOV). Roy holds a BSc in Marine Technical Operations from Aalesund University College.

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