The people

Tore Malo Ødegård V2

Tore Malo Ødegård


Employed in Hustadlitt Group since 2017 within finance and business development. Previous experience from investment banking. Holds a M.Sc in Industrial Economy and Technology Management from Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Trond Watne

Trond Watne

Chief Geologist

29 years of experience in the Hustadlitt Group as a geologist and mining engineer. Holds a PhD in Mining Engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

Svetlana V2

Svetlana Rotaru

Lead Project Administration

10 years of experience in project management, service and concept development, administration, and networking. Master in health and social science with a focus on service management.


Christian Rainer

Senior Advisor Projects and Technology

More than 35 years of experience in the minerals industry, in project, process, and product development, as well as in operative management functions. He holds a degree from Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria, and has been involved with Hustadlitt since 2022.


Werner Rehbein

Senior Technical Advisor

More than 30 years of experience in process engineering and international projects, mainly in the minerals, wooden composite, and energy business. He holds an MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the Technical University of Graz.​

Sturla Steinsvik

Sturla Steinsvik

Project Advisor & Chairman of the Board

Founder of Hustadlitt. 60 years of experience from developing global businesses within the mineral industry.

Finn Tore Sylte

Finn Tore Sylte

Business development & Member of the Board

More than 25 years of experience in the Hustadlitt Group within business development, finance, and other areas. Holds degrees in Engineering and Economics.

Birger Solberg

Birger Solberg

Member of the Board

CEO of Ulefos Holding, Cappelen Group. Previously VP Sibelco Europe and CEO of Sibelco Nordic. Holds a M.Sc Mechanical Engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology and AMP from INSEAD.

Ole Bjørn Jensen V2

Ole Bjørn Jenssen

Member of the Board