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Management team


Managing Director
Ernst Petter Axelsen
Mobile: +47 982 08 618

Ernst Petter Axelsen (51) is former CEO of VEAS from 2011 to 2017, and is now coming from the position as Director of LynxConsulting.

In addition, Axelsen has background as Adviser to the Board of VEAS, General Manager of Hå Biopark, Head of R&D in Energy Norway and Project Manager Business development in Østfold Energi. He also has experience as Chairman of VEAS Næringspark, Board Member of NØK Avfallsforbrenning and Chairman of Bio Varme Sarpsborg.

Ernst Petter is graduated engineer in industrial environmental technology, with a doctorate in combustion technology. Throughout his career, he has gained extensive experience from management, business development and research and development in the fields of gas-, energy- and process-technology.

Operations Manager
Anne-Berit Hjorth Viken

Hjorth Viken comes from the position as assistant project manager for the CO2 Capture Mongstad project (CCM – full scale CO2 capture) where she has worked for the last 5 years.
She has earlier had position as laboratory leader in Statoil's Competence Centre (PTC) at Mongstad. She has worked several years in Operation and as a process engineer at the Mongstad Refinery.

Head of Communications
Krishan Totland
Mobile: +47 95 44 58 05

Krishan Totland is hired from NOR PR as communications manager at TCM. Totland primarily works with consulting, market strategies, media contact and crisis management. He holds a bachelor's degree in public relations, media and communication from Volda Univercity College. In addition, he has studied business and management. In the period 2015 - 2017 he was a board member at Kommunikasjonsforeningen HSF.

Chief Financial Officer
Geir Olav Ryntveit

Geir Olav has a master’s degree from the Norwegian School of economics (NHH) and extensive experience within the oil and gas sector and process industry. Geir Olav has had several positions within finance, economic management, business development and strategy. He is responsible for economy, administration, IT and contracts at TCM. Geir Olav is employed at PwC Consulting.

 HSE&Q Manager
Reidun Erland

Reidun Erland comes from the position as HSE leader/SSU leader in Statoil Drilling&Well, Fixed and Interventions.
Previously she worked with HSE&Q in FMC Technology, and at the University of Bergen (UiB) on a PhD-collaboration project.
She holds a degree (cand.polit) in Political Science from UiB Administration and organizational theory.

Business Development Manager
Bjørn-Erik Haugan

Bjørn-Erik Haugan holds an Technical Physics from NTNU (The Norwegian University of Science and Technology). Haugan has more than 35 years of experience
from research, technology- and business- development in the energy industry. He joined Gassnova at its inception in 2004 as Managing Director, a position he held until the end of 2012. 

Technology Manager
Thomas de Cazenove

Thomas de Cazenove started as a Process Engineer at TCM, but worked until July 2017 in business development.
He holds a master's degree in Chemistry from the University of Lyon. De Cazenove has more than 20 years of experience in operation, engineering, research, technology and business development in the oil and gas industry.

Thomas is employed by Shell and seconded to TCM.


Publisert 7/20/2010

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