Management and board
Jon Olav Ødegård
Chairman of the Board
Jon Olav Ødegård (b. 1973) has served as Chair of the Board since 2022. Ødegård is the CEO in Hofseth Biocare ASA which is listed on Oslo Stock Exchange. He has held several executive positions in corporate banking and advisory services. Mr. Ødegård serves in several executive and board positions in biotech and the seafood industry. He holds a Msc in Economics from the Norwegian School of Management.
Jan Pettersson (b. 1957) has served on the board since 2015. He is a private investor who takes an active ownership role within several sectors, including the fish industry. Mr Petterson has studied law at the University of Stockholm.
Roger Hofseth (b. 1974) has served on the board since 2019. He is a private investor who takes an active ownership role within several marine companies/sectors, including the fish industry, with more than 20 years of experience.
Camilla Helena Andersson
Camilla Helena Andersson (b. 1967) has served on the board since 2022. Serial Entrepreneur and Business Angel Investor. In recent years, Camilla has started various companies in share-based crowdfunding and is now an investor contact in a Gin and Whiskey Distillery that is only financed by women. Camilla has recently elected and joined as CEO of a company called WIN, where we will teach and motivate women of all ages to invest. Has experience from various board positions and has gained good experience and knowledge regarding capital raising for various startup companies.
Birgit Marie Liodden
Birgit Marie Liodden (b. 1982) has served on the board since 2022. Birgit is the founder and CEO of The Ocean Opportunity Lab, a global ecosystem for innovators in ocean and renewable energy. Liodden is chairman of the board and board member of several companies in sustainable finance and companies focusing on Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG). She has been awarded a number of national and international awards for her leadership, including several years on the Top 100 ranking of influential female leaders in global shipping. Birgit is an alumnus of the U.S. State Dept. IVLP and by H.R.H Crown Prince Haakon of Norway’s future leadership program.
Håvard Lindstrøm (b. 1969) has served as ABT’s CEO since 7th of July 2021. Before that he held the position as Head of Business Development since August 2020. Mr Lindstrøm has more than 24 years experience from sales and distribution, and holds a Master in marketing management degree from BI/NMH Norwegian Business School.
Espen Kvale (b. 1976) has a background in dermatology and immunology from international companies within pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and consumer products. Mr Kvale holds a masters degree from The School of Pharmacy, University of Oslo and a PhD in Immunology.