Linn Hege Aune

  • ESG & Sustainability Manager

Linn Hege Aune

ESG & Sustainability Manager

+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 Manager

Morten Bertelsen

Communications 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”.

Terje Eidesmo

  • CEO

Terje Eidesmo

CEO

+47 959 38 281

Terje Eidesmo holds a PhD in Physics from Norwegian University of Science (NTNU). During his PhD, he got to work with NASA, doing research on micro gravitation in the American space shuttle fleet. After this, he worked for several years at Equinor and as Professor II at NTNU. He was a founder of EMGS where he brought the electromagnetic technology from idea to the international market with the ships on seven seas and an IPO on Oslo Stock Exchange. EMGS was listed at 12 bnNOK, making it a Norwegian Unicorn. Terje has later taken a step back from the world of Physics and concentrated on management and investments positions, first at ProVenture and ScaleAQ before joining Investinor as CEO in 2019.

Ever the optimist, Terje spends his leisure time on many outdoor activities such as fishing, boating, hiking and skiing while also enjoying pretty much any TV sport from Formula 1 to snooker to winter sports.

Tor Helmersen

  • CFO

Tor Helmersen

CFO

+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

  • Deputy CEO | Investment Director

Ann-Tove Kongsnes

Deputy 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!”

Thomas S. Wrede-Holm

  • Operations Manager | Investment Director

Thomas S. Wrede-Holm

Operations Manager | Investment Director

+47 456 90 339

Thomas holds a Master of Science degree in finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). Prior to joining Investinor in 2019, Thomas spent close to 20 years as an investment banking professional in Norway and abroad. Thomas spends most of his time actively engaging with existing portfolio companies across various sectors, as well as sourcing of new investments. Given his extensive M&A and capital markets experience, Thomas also contributes with transaction-based assistance to other investment teams internally when required. The opportunity to work closely with exciting start-ups and growth companies together with highly competent colleagues and co-investors is something Thomas finds truly rewarding.

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