Our team of professionals come from diverse backgrounds, with complementary expertise. Our specialists apply their relevant skills sets to ensure every single of our investments performs at its best. Our team members know and understand the markets we invest in as they are locally based or work closely with experienced local partners with full alignment of interest.
Jørgen Pleym Ulvness - Chief Executive Officer
Mr. Ulvness has broad experience as an advisor in connection with restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, capital raising and other strategic ownership issues. He has extensive experience from serving on boards of directors, both as an advisor and as chairman or board member of numerous different companies. Ulvness graduated as a lawyer from the University of Oslo. Ulvness is fluent in Norwegian and English.
Christian Dovland - Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Dovland worked more than 11 years with Corporate Finance at Swedbank First Securities and has for the past years been responsible for private equity, infrastructure and renewable energy in Obligo Investment Management AS. Dovland holds a BA in Business Organization from Heriot -Watt University, as well as an MBA in International Management and an MA in International Policy Studies from the Monterey Institute of International Studies. Mr. Dovland is fluent in Norwegian and English.
Svein Erik Lilleland - Head of Corporate & Structuring
Mr. Lilleland has extensive transaction experience within Real Estate and Offshore/Energy. He has lived and worked in UK and USA for more than 15 years, where he has held various management positions. He holds a BSc. in Engineering from the University of Portsmouth and an MBA from London Business School. Mr Lilleland is fluent in Norwegian and English.
Espen Bjerke - Senior Director
Mr. Bjerke has more than 15 years of experience from auditing, capital markets and asset management in the Nordics. Mr. Bjerke received his Master of Science in Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School in 1999 and his Master of Science in Accounting and Auditing from the Norwegian School of Economics in 2001. Mr. Bjerke is fluent in English and Norwegian.
Tor Pedersen - Senior Director
Mr. Pedersen has more than 10 years of experience from Investment and asset management in Europe and in the USA. Mr. Pedersen received his Bachelor of Science in Finance from Kogod School of Business in Washington, D.C. in 2002 and his Master of Science in Real Estate Investment from CASS Business School in London in 2004. Mr. Pedersen is fluent in English and Norwegian.
Morten Wettergreen - Senior Director
Mr. Wettergreen has 14 years of experience within economy, finance and real estate investments/management. He received his Master of Science in Business and Economics from BI Norwegian Business School BI in Oslo in 2002. Mr. Wettergreen is fluent in English, Norwegian and Swedish.
Jens-Morten Wembstad - Senior Director
Mr. Wembstad has more than 20 years of experience from investment management as fund manager for equities, asset allocation strategies and quantitative active management. He holds a BA (Hons) in business administration from Strathclyde Business School and MBA in finance from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). Mr. Wembstad is a Certified European Financial Analyst, is fluent in English and speaks basic German.
Ann-Cathrin Ulfsbøl - Director
Mrs. Ulfsbøl has more than 20 years of experience from finance, audit and accounting, of which more than 10 years are from real estate. Mrs. Ulfsbøl is State Authorized Public Accountant. Mrs. Ulfsbøl is fluent in Norwegian and English.
Roar Berg - Head of Risk & Compliance
Mr. Berg has more than 12 years of experience from capital markets, risk, and structured finance in New York and Oslo. Mr. Berg received his Bachelor of Science and MBA with focus on Finance and Derivatives from Hawaii Pacific University. Mr. Berg is fluent in English and Norwegian.