Trond Berger is the Chairman of the Board (COB) in Arctic Asset Management. Berger is the Chief Investment Officer In Blommenholm Industrier, a family office, COB in Yara ASA and COB in Bertel O. Steen Holding AS. He has been an EVP of Schibsted ASA for more than 20 years and prior to that, an EVP in Nycomed ASA and partner in Arthur Andersen & Co..
Board of directors at Arctic Asset Management
Petter Bakken is a founding partner of Arctic Securities AS. He was the Head of Corporate Finance in Arctic Securities from 2007-2013. Bakken previously worked with Orkla Finans/SEB Enskilda from 1991-2007, the last 13 years as Head of Corporate Finance in Norway. Before that he worked with SEB in Frankfurt (1987-1991). He has extensive experience from all kind of corporate finance transactions in the Norwegian market, both within M&A and ECM.
Bakken holds a Diplom Kaufmann degree from the Universität Mannheim, Germany (1982-1987).
Grønningsæter holds a degree in Building and Construction from Gothenburg Technical Institute (1991), and a Bachelor degree from Norwegian school of Economics and Business Administration, NHH (1994). He started work as a stockbroker in 1994 for Saga Securities AS in Oslo (now Danske Securities ASA), and became partner in 1995. In 1998 he joined RASMUSSENGRUPPEN AS in Kristiansand as a Portfolio Manager, and has since 2006 held the position as Investment Manager.
Grønningsæter is also the Managing Director of PORTIA AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of RASMUSSENGRUPPEN AS.
Roar Skuland, oncoming CFO in RASMUSSENGRUPPEN AS started as CFO from 1st September 2021. Mr. Skuland previously worked as state authorized public accountant in Deloitte (1986-2021). He became partner in 1993 and managing partner for the region Agder from 1997. He was also a member of the Board of Directors in Deloitte AS for 5 years. As partner in Deloitte, Roar Skuland was involved in delivering audit and advisory services to global companies, listed entities and local entities including several owner managed groups.
Segments served by Roar included entities in shipping, investments, consumer business, public transportation, energy & resources etc.
Halvor previously worked for Alfred Berg (2004-2010) as senior advisor to institutional clients. He worked for Industrifinans Aktiv Forvaltning (1994-2002) as Managing Director and Portfolio Manager for discretionary mandates. Halvor has significant experience within banking and finance from 1983 and has held positions as Head of Equites and Fixed Income in Sparebanken Vestfold and Fixed Income Portfolio Manager for Sparebanken NOR.
He studied Business at the Norwegian School of Management (BI).