Employees

Here you will find an overview of some of the people in the company with contact information.

In addition to be the Deputy CTO, Torbjørn`s focuse areas is implementation, operation and support of the Financial modules in the Fiizk Horizon Suite. He has a solid experience in developing software for the aquaculture industry, and he have a deep understanding of the software programs. Torbjørn has a Computer engineering degree from Hist, Economics and Business Administration from TØH and sivil engineer from UiS.
Kevin's focus is business development based on the industry's current and future needs. Kevin has broad management and organizational experience from different industries. Skarholt has his educational  background from the Norwegian military and NTNU.
In addition to working with the daily management of the Closed System, Einar works actively with project management and technical solutions within closed systems. Einar has 20 years of experience in technical, project and management from the supplier industry to the offshore industry and has a degree from HIST (Norwegian University of Science and Technology) as a mechanical engineer.
Tom Frode Theigmann is an Adjunct and has worked over 20 years in the education sector. He also has experience in counseling and HSE work. FiiZK has a high focus on competency sharing and Tom Frode often works with mentoring students and recruiting in addition to HR for the company.

Anders Næss

CIO

+47 480 44 488

Anders has 25 years of innovation experience in aquaculture where he has worked with oxygen technology, water treatment and land / sea-based aquaculture in Norway and abroad. Anders has been an entrepreneur and started several companies. For the past 12 years, he has worked specifically with the development of closed cage technology, the establishment of closed facilities and the operation of these facilities for salmon farming. Anders holds an M.Sc. in aquaculture from NTNU / SINTEF - he is forward-thinking, curious and passionate about developing future solutions in aquaculture.

Magnus Stendal

Business Development Manager

(+ 47) 980 39 701

Magnus has several years of experience from AkvaGroup with production and deliveries for the aquaculture industry both nationally and internationally. With many years of experience in business development in various industries, Magnus has been very central to the development of the closed cage solutions that FiiZK produces and sells. Magnus is educated at the Copenhagen Business School and at Griffith University in Australia.

Eivind Brendryen

Product Manager Digital

(+47) 489 92 270

As Product Manager at FiiZK Digital, Eivind works with our skilled resources from market, technology and aquaculture disciplines to ensure that we create the best possible products. He has the overall responsibility for product strategy, planning and requirements. Eivind has extensive experience from developing software for the aquaculture industry.

Magne Johnsen

Software Senior Consultant

(+47) 926 42 567

With his broad background, Magne is central in the constant development of our software. Magne is the company's founder and has extensive experience from software development for the aquaculture industry. Magne is trained a Computer Engineer and he holds a degree as a Civil Engineer (Master) in Industrial Economics from NTNU.

Odd Inge Forsberg

Senior Consultant Analytics

(+47) 905 35 043

Odd Inge's focus is biological and economic analyzes, modelling and optimization within farming, including growth models. Odd Inge has more than 15 years of research practice from AKVAFORSK and Rogaland research. He is Dr. Philos. aquaculture - University of Bergen and Cand.scient. marine biology - University of Bergen.

John Harald Pettersen

Senior Consultant Analytics

(+47) 952 45 394

John Harald holds a Cand-Scient degree in aquaculture from NTNU and works as a Senior Consultant for our Analytics products. John Harald has worked with IT systems, analyzes and not least number crunching for the aquaculture industry since the 90's!

Knut Solbakken

Senior Software Consultant

(+47) 488 67 022

Knut focuses on customer support while using the applications of the customers and he is an important resource in the development work. He has an extensive operating and management experience from fish farming companies and supplier industry. Bachelor of Aquaculture - University College of Nordland.  

Linda Skarsaune

Senior Software Developer

(+47) 406 45 605

Linda is an important link between our development  team and customers during product development. Thus she is frequently around to seafarms in order to understand operations, procedures and best practice. Lindas experience exceeds 20 years as a system developer. She is holds a degree as a Computer Engineer.

Henrik A. Schultz

Manager Professional Services

(+47) 482 00 277

Henrik knows the aquaculture industry very well, both in and outside of Norway and has previously worked with aquaculture software in the AKVA group. He holds a Cand Mag degree in, Aaquaculture and Informatics from NTNU and is responsible for the delivery and support of our digital solutions.

Christian Hammernes

Service Manager

(+47) 916 07 490

Christian is our Service Manager for FiiZK Operational Services. He is educated within electrical and mechanics, with long experience from housing, industry and aquaculture. He has a particular fondness for fishfeed, which he started with at the age of 15 at Mowi (then called Marine Harvest).

Anders Vinje

Project Deliveries FCS

+47 415 22 266

With project implementation as his core competence, Anders is responsible for the group that delivers projects within closed cages and deliveries within FiiZK Aqua. He is educated as an HVAC engineer and has business economics as an additional education. Anders has his professional background after 25 years in the construction industry from consultant to project manager and several management positions, as well as in the aquaculture industry from his 2 years as CEO in the former AkvaFresh company - which became a part of FiiZK in the autumn of 2021.

Elling Berge Vestbøstad

Senior Engineer

(+47) 928 11 215

Elling has extensive experience in mechanical engineering and product development in agriculture and aquaculture. In addition, he has worked for several years with engineering, technical management and personnel management in the offshore supplier industry. Elling is a graduate of mechanical engineering from Oslo University College.

Bjarte Ljøkjell

Project Manager Closed Systems

(+47) 468 56 243

Bjarte has previously worked for Xylem and Akvafuture, with a background in electrical and automation and also has a broad experience in pump systems, water purification and aquaculture. With his electrical and automation, Bjarte uses his expertise in our project deliveries on closed cages, where his main focus is the development of control systems, automation and software solutions.

Petter Haug Jenssen

Project Manager Technical Sales

(+47) 951 59 944

Petter's main focus is projects regarding our technical products and developing the return solutions for FiiZK 360. Petter has Maritime experience and experience from designing buildning structure from the time before he started working in Fiizk. He is educated with a degree in material engineering and mechanical engineering from NTNU.

Morten Kojen

Project Manager

+47 416 37 007

Morten works with projects in water treatment for land-based farming and water for fish processing. Morten previously has 11 years of experience in technical, purchasing and management from the supplier industry to the offshore industry and has a bachelor's degree in agricultural engineering from Hedmark University College.

Øyvind Lægran

Engineer CS

(+47) 452 05 908

Øyvind has a degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Agder. He has also worked with the Royal Norwegian Navy's coastal corvettes utilising his experience in boat design. Øyvind is a hard working, solution-oriented handyman and in his spare time he is mostly orienteering, climbing and spending time with his family.

Daniel Thrana

Product developer / technical designer

(+47) 954 66 760

Daniel Thrana is a newly graduated mechanical engineer from NTNU. In addition, he has also studied film technology at HINT from before. He works as a product developer / technical designer of our technical tarpaulins. Among other things, Daniel has designed and constructed his own 3D printer where design and construction are of great passion.

Ashleigh Currie – FiiZK Ltd

Fish Health & Business Development Manager

(+44) 7898 798 528

Ashleigh is a Business Development Manager for FiiZK Ltd for the UK and Ireland and is a member of our fish health team. Ashleigh holds a PhD in Marine Science with a specialism in benthic biogeochemistry and a BSc (Hons) in Marine Biology. Over the past few years her experience has been focused on the aquaculture sector as a Fish Health and Welfare Manager for Scottish Sea Farms Ltd in Shetland and as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of the West of Scotland where she was involved in the development of automated diagnostic tools for fish health monitoring.

Michael Ó Ceallacháin – FiiZK Ltd

Technical Manager UK & Ireland

(+353) 872 907 477

Michael is a Technical Manager for FiiZK Ltd for the UK and Ireland.

He has experience in the Aquaculture industry in Ireland starting on the family fishfarm Muir Gheal Teo. and most recently in the introduction/use of FiiZK Aqua technology to this sector.

He has a Bachelor degree in Energy and Environmental Engineering and experience from other sectors such as Microprocessor manufacturing.

Nicolas Santamarta

Sales Manager Aquaculture Norway South

(+47) 915 41 665

Nicolas has a long experience from international sales of technical solutions, including Latin America. In addition to Swedish, Norwegian and English, he speaks fluent Spanish. He has his study background from BI, and his main focus is the sales of technical tarpaulins.

Odd Vetle Haarsaker

Sales Manager Digital

(+47) 906 20 282

Odd Vetle holds a Master from UiN with a Bachelor in Aquaculture Management and leadership and has experience from the aquaculture industry as a Trainee in Mowi, as well as practice from Salten Aquaculture and summer jobs at Nordlaks. Odd Vetle focus is on our digital products.

Bjørn Ole Hagen

Sales Manager Technical Tarpaulins Land

(+47) 413 73 665

Bjørn Ole has extensive experience from technical solution sales to aquaculture, contractor and the agricultural industry. His professional expertise covers fields in hydraulics, water / plumbing, mounting and power tools.

Camilla Ovesen

Market and Customer Coordinator

(+47) 734 93 300

Camilla is responsible for marketing, customer service and sales support at FiiZK. Camilla has a long experience in customer service and management of customer service both nationally and internationally, she is also a journeyman's certificated hairdresser.

Steffen Silden Langelo

Purchasing Manager

(+47) 970 90 301

Steffen is educated as an MBA from NHH (Norwegian School of Economics) and he has a professional certificate as a butcher.

Jomar Bakken

Logistics Controller

+47 99 44 01 36

Jomar is responsible for logistics and freight solutions, as well as control of inventory for all of our factories. He has worked as a logistics manager within furniture / warehouse shelves and has also runned his own store which in addition has given him many years of experience as store manager and store owner.

Krzysztof Oswald

Site Manager Valsnes

(+47) 462 65 470

Krzysztof comes from Poland and has a vocational education in mechanics, electrical and energy. He is also a teacher with a bachelor's degree from Kazimierz Wielki University College in Bydgoszcz, and further on he also took a Master's degree from the Academy of Physical Education and Sport in Gdańsk with a specialization in physical education. In Poland, Krzysztof worked for 6 years as a primary school teacher and as a bicycle trainer. Krzysztof came to Norway in 2008 and has since March 2010 worked continuously for Botngaard, which in 2019 became a part of FiiZK. He has gained 12 years of experience in technical textile production and machine repair, where he also in 4 of these years has gained management experience at the factory on Valsneset. In his spare time, Krzysztof is interested in sports, movies and do-it-yourself projects with the rule that "in life nothing is impossible, the impossible only takes a little longer and there are no difficult questions, only those who are not asked."

Sigrid Merete Solberg

Site Manager Lundamo

(+47) 944 75 739

Sigrid started working in our factory at Lundamo in 2012, where she has worked a lot in production in both sewing and welding, before she moved to the position of site manager at the factory in 2021. From before, she has, among other things, experience as a store employee and ass. store manager at a kitchenware/glass store.

Ivar Skarhaug

Co-ordinator Technical Tarpaulins

(+47) 416 75 222

Ivar has 30 years of experience in the production of technical textiles for transport, construction, agriculture and aquaculture.
He coordinates incoming orders and prepares them for production, according to choice of materials and joining methods.Ivar is also responsible for ordering production materials, and inbound and outbound logistics at Lundamo.