Karl Erik Kjelstad
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. As per 7th March 2019, Kjelstad holds 300,000 shares in Akastor ASA through his company Byesvollen AS.
Leif Hejø Borge
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. As per 25th November 2019, Borge holds 340,000 shares in Akastor ASA through his company Bohasi Invest AS.
Paal Espen Johnsen
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. As per 7th March 2019, Johnsen holds no shares in Akastor ASA.
Haakon Berg joined the Akastor investment team in January 2020. Prior to joining Akastor he worked as Investment Director in Aker ASA, responsible for the follow-up of Aker ASA’s Oil service investments. Haakon has previously worked as head of M&A for Aker Solutions, and as CFO for Aker Solutions Well Services. Berg has also worked as Senior Vice President of transactions and business development at Aker. Before joining Aker, Berg worked as CFO for AGR and Head of Finance at Bravida. Mr. Berg holds the degree MSc in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).
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. As per 7th March 2019, Paaske holds 5,083 shares in Akastor ASA.
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). As per 7th March 2019, Bratli holds no shares in Akastor ASA.
Roy A. Dyrseth
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. As per 7th March 2019, dyrseth holds 84,862 shares in Akastor ASA.