Linn Hege Aune

  • Head of sustainability and ESG

Linn Hege Aune

Head of sustainability and ESG

+47 928 37 719

Linn Hege holds an M.Sc from NHH and was part of the Erasmus exchange program at Corvinus University of Budapest. She is also a State Authorised Public Accountant. She has experience from EY in Norway and the US within auditing, fraud investigation and anti-corruption.

Linn Hege has been a senior advisor in Norad and worked as a strategic advisor to the Chief Municipal Director of Trondheim.

After working with sustainability, from an international to local level, Linn Hege will be heading up Sustainability & ESG at Investinor and driving strategic priorities and solutions across this space.

Morten Bertelsen

  • Communications & Operations Manager

Morten Bertelsen

Communications & Operations Manager

+47 951 98 742

Morten spent close to 20 years in media and communication, primarily at Dagens Næringsliv, before moving into banking and, now, venture capital. He holds an M.Phil. in Sociology and Politics from University of Cambridge and an MBA in Finance from Norwegian School of Economics. He is a Certified European Financial Analyst. Married with two children, Morten is a keen outdoorsman.

Patrick Sandahl

  • Strategy Manager | Investment Director

Patrick Sandahl

Strategy Manager | Investment Director

+47 916 88 198

Patrick joined Investinor in 2018. He has more than 20 years of experience from transaction- and investment services, having previously headed an investment organization and been Partner in a VC fund as well as an investment banker. He also has long experience from board positions in listed and unlisted companies in Scandinavia. Patrick holds a Law Degree from University of Oslo.

Patrick’s motto is “We win together and lose together always as one team”.

Tor Helmersen

  • CFO

Tor Helmersen


+47 930 69 566

Tor Helmersen has been Investinor’s CFO since the establishment in 2008. Preceding this, Tor had worked as CFO in several other companies, both listed and unlisted. Earlier, Tor had a longer period in executive positions in the business side of banking. Tor is a business economics graduate from Oslo Business School (now BI) and holds a MBA degree with specialization in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). In addition Mr Helmersen is a Certified EFFAS Financial Analyst.

As the CFO, Tor is focused on building Investinor’s capital and to develop processes which support the investment activities. A long life with team sports has made Tor a skilled team player, both in sports and at work. No goal is scored without a preceding assist, the same is true for business.

Ann-Tove Kongsnes

  • Acting CEO | Investment Director

Ann-Tove Kongsnes

Acting CEO | Investment Director

+47 930 54 975

During her 20-year career, Ann-Tove Kongsnes has obtained extensive experience in venture capital investments in health and technology enterprises. She has also worked with M&A, IPOs and technology company exits. She currently focuses primarily on new investments and on Investinor’s portfolio companies within the health sector, including biotechs, pharmas, medtech and digital health enterprises. She also works with some of our semiconductor/deep tech companies and sits on the Boards of both listed and private companies. She holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from the former Bodø Graduate School of Business (HiB), and has completed the Advanced Program in Corporate Finance at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

Anne-Tove is highly motivated to work closely with entrepreneurial teams and with companies that have the potential to make a difference for patients and customers worldwide. Her mantra is “Stay positive, work hard and make it happen!”

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