Board & Management

Chair of the Board

Kåre Johannes Lie

Kåre Johannes Lie holds a Master of Science degree as Naval Architect and Marine Engineer.

Kåre Johannes Lie holds a Master of Science degree as Naval Architect and Marine Engineer. He has a long and broad experience from the subsea and marine offshore industry, both as founder and serial entrepreneur of successful companies including Deep Ocean and Reach Subsea and as managing director and advisor.
Board Member

Rolf Magne Larsen

Rolf Magne acquired deep subsurface knowledge on the Norwegian Continental Shelf during his first decade at Statoil

Rolf Magne acquired deep subsurface knowledge on the Norwegian Coninental Shelf during his first decade at Statoil, ending up heading exploration at the company. Following that he headed up the company's efforts of estalishing new upstream business in more than 15 countries. Some of these are still important in Equinor's international portfolio. Heading up the company's country risk management and social responsibility unit he led the work of producing Statoil's first Sustainability Report making the company a global front runner within the area.

Following retirement from Statoil, Rolf Magne has been advicing energy companies through his own company. He has been on the Board of Pure Exploration (now integrated in Vår Energi), start-up Underwater Intergrity Solutions and Karpinzky Exploration. Today he holds Board positions at Wellguard and Dream Investment.

Board Member

Øystein Stray Spetalen

Mr. Spetalen is Chairman and owner of investment firm Ferncliff TIH AS.

Mr. Spetalen is an independent investor. He has worked in the Kistefos Group as an investment manager, as corporate advisor in different investment banks and as a portfolio manager in Gjensidige Forsikring. Mr. Spetalen is a chartered petroleum's engineer from NTNU. Mr. Spetalen is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.
CEO & Founder

Bjørgulf Haukelidsæter Eidesen

Bjørgulf has a broad experience in the upstream energy business, from upstream, to midstream and downstream.

Bjørgulf has a broad experience in the upstream energy business, from upstream, to midstream and downstream. In most of his previous roles he has developed projects from scratch, within commercial-, project- and technology business units. This has created a trail of exciting deliveries and a passion for this kind of work.

Finally, what sets him apart is the combination of leadership skills, technology and project expertise and energy business knowledge.

Board Member

Rob Stevens

Rob is VP Ammonia Opportunities at Saga Pure, facilitating clean ammonia energy investments

Rob started his career at Yara in product and technology development for fertilisers. Over the next 20 years, Rob held several management positions in Yara related to ammonia production and use (Netherlands, Qatar, Norway, Australia). Rob brought forward ammonia energy as General Manager at Yara Pilbara, Western Australia. He executed the clean ammonia energy agenda as VP Technology Scouting and VP Ammonia Energy and Shipping Fuel at Yara HQ (Corporate Innovation, Climate Neutrality), ultimately contributing to the establishment of the Yara Clean Ammonia business unit.

Now, Rob is VP Ammonia Opportunities at Saga Pure, facilitating clean ammonia energy investments and board member with Horisont Energi.
Since the 1st August 2021 Rob is the elected President of the Ammonia Energy Association