The people

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.

Trond Watne

Trond Watne

Chief Geologist

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

Birger Solberg

Birger Solberg

Director 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.

Rune Vigdal

Rune Vigdal

Director of the Board

Founder of REN. 11 years of experience from the rare earths industry. Previous experience as CFO/CEO in several companies. Holds a Master of Science/Master of Business Administration.

Finn Tore Sylte

Finn Tore Sylte

Business development & Director of the Board

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

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Leo Helland

CEO

International, industrial background with more than 20 years of experience from oil & gas industries, upstream, downstream and oil services. Several top level management positions within industries like offshore wind power, engineering, mechanical production, construction, shipping, industrial processes and biotechnology. Executive Master of Management from Norwegian Business School, Petroleum Technology from University in Stavanger. Board member and Chairman positions from several industry companies.

Tore Malo Ødegård

Tore Malo Ødegård

CFO

4 years in the Hustadlitt Group 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.