BOARD OF DIRECTORS

KJELL ROLAND

KJELL ROLAND

Chairman

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KJELL ROLAND

Chairman

Kjell Roland holds a Master of Science degree from the department of Economics at the University of Oslo, a lower degree in Philosophy from University of Tromsø and has been a visiting scholar at the Department of Economics and Department Operations Research at Stanford University.

Roland was CEO of Norfund (the Norwegian government’s investment fund for developing countries) from 2006-2018. Roland co-founded ECON in 1986 and was partner and CEO in ECON Management AS and ECON Analysis for more than two decades. As consultant, he has worked on macro-economics, energy and environmental issues for private companies, governments and international organizations such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank. Roland is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo, Norway.

EVA KAIJSER

EVA KAIJSER

Board member

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EVA KAIJSER

Board member

Kaijser holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics with advanced studies in Finance from the University of Stockholm, Sweden.

Kaijser has more than 20 years of experience from the mining industry, whereof 11 years in the Boliden group in various positions including top management. After leaving the Boliden group she has been CFO in Northland Resources and CEO in Nordic Mines.

Eva Kaijser runs an investment and consulting business, alongside with being a board member in both listed and private companies. Kaijser is a Swedish citizen, and resides in Stockholm, Sweden

KJELL SLETSJØE

KJELL SLETSJØE

Deputy Chairman

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KJELL SLETSJØE

Deputy Chairman

Kjell Sletsjøe holds a Master of Science in Civil Engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology in Trondheim, Norway and an MBA degree from Columbia University in New York. Sletsjøe has comprehensive international management experience from mining, coatings and construction industries as well as from consulting. He has been CEO in Rana Gruber AS (iron ore), Lundhs AS (natural stone) and held various top management positions Jotun Group (coatings) in Norway, UK and Malaysia.

Sletsjøe has also worked as a business consultant in McKinsey & Co and Hartmark Consulting and served on several boards in Europe and Asia. He now runs a consulting business and serves as board member of several companies. Sletsjøe is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Sandefjord, Norway.

Benedicte Nordang

Benedicte Nordang

Board member

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Benedicte Nordang

Board member

Nordang is a Naval Architect with a Master of Science from the Norwegian Institute of Technology. She has 20 years’ experience from the offshore industry, including various management positions from Equinor ASA and Aker Marine Contractors.

Benedicte Nordang has held Board positions in the mining industry for more than 10 years, including for Nussir ASA and Wega Mining ASA. She currently works as VP Project Management & Control, Project Development at Equinor ASA. Nordang is a Norwegian citizen, and resides in Oslo, Norway.

Antony Beckmand

Antony Beckmand

Board member

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Antony Beckmand

Board member

Beckmand is a qualified CPA with a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and also holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.

He has more than 20 years’ experience in financial, commercial and corporate roles within the mining industry. Antony Beckmand is currently CEO of Sydvaranger AS (iron ore) and has previous industry experience across a range of commodities including iron ore, minerals sands, base metals and gold from Exxaro Resources, Perilya Ltd and Robe River Iron Associates. Beckmand is an Australian citizen and resides in Kirkenes, Norway.