About Us2020-09-10T12:00:11+00:00

FOUNDERS

Rune Ingels

Mr. Ingels is Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer of N2 Applied. He is the father of the N2 technology.

Mr. Ingels has more than 30 years of experience from the fertilizer industry, working for Hydro and Yara in production (Norway, Qatar and Libya) and in technology strategy and R&D (Norway and The Netherlands). In 2010, he resigned from his position in Yara to realize his own technology ideas and ambitions within green nitrogen technology through N2 Applied.

Mr. Ingels holds an M.Sc. in Industrial Chemistry from the University of Trondheim Institute of Technology (NTH). He holds numerous patents and has co-authored multiple publications.

Grete Sønsteby

Ms. Sønsteby is Co-Founder and CCGO of N2 Applied

She held the position as Chief Executive Officer of N2 Applied and lead the day to day operations in the company  until June 2020. From 2005 to 2010, Ms. Sønsteby was CEO of Scatec, and she was instrumental in building the Scatec organization – focusing on development of climate neutral technologies and advanced materials. She also held the position of Chairman in several of Scatec’s subsidiaries. Prior to working for Scatec, Ms. Sønsteby was engaged by the Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry to manage the government’s Innovation Initiative. She also has extensive experience from the IT industry from IBM, Ericsson and Oracle both on a national and international level, and she runs a farm in Numedal, Norway.

Ms. Sønsteby holds an M.Sc. in Economics and Business Administration (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

TORGER LIEN, Chairman …………………………..

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering, University of Trondheim Institute of Technology (NTH)……………………………………………………

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Mr. Lien is a senior advisor at Norfund. Mr. Lien has served as CEO of SN Power Invest and Nord Pool and started his career in Norsk Hydro .  He covers a broad range of disciplines within power and power related industry

MARIA FERNANDA SOUTO

Ph.D. Natural Sciences, University of Vienna
M.Sc. Chemistry, University of Buenos Aires…………………………………..

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Dr. Fernanda Souto is Group Vice President Head of Strategy in  Kongsberg Group. She has worked 15 years in management consulting for McKinsey & Company and later for Qvartz. She holds a Ph.D in Natural Sciences

 

HILDE BEKIER-LARSSEN …………………….

M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, University of Trondheim Institute of Technology (NTH)…………………………………………………..

Ms. Bekier-Larssen is the CFO of eSmart Systems, a growth company aiming for a IPO. Previous experience include management positions in Bane NOR, Statkraft and SN Power

KNUT MÅLØY ……………………..

M.Sc. Electrical Engineering, University of Trondheim (NTH)
BI Norwegian Business School

Mr. Måløy has been R&D manager for aquaculture at VARD. He has previous experience within R&D, business development and management in ABB, NEBB, Altek, Storvik and Thune Produkter

 

STEIN DALE ………………………..

M.Sc. Business, BI Norwegian Business School
Executive education from IMD and Harvard Business School

Mr. Dale is an advisor in FSN Capital Partners and Executive Advisor in QVARTZ. He has held several senior management positions within E.ON, Multiconsult and Statkraft

 

RUNE INGELS ……………………

M.Sc. Industrial Chemistry, University of Trondheim Institute of Technology (NTH)……………………………………………………………………

Mr. Ingels is the CTO and a Co-founder of N2 Applied. He has 30 years experience from the fertiliser industry where he held key positions at Yara and Hydro within process engineering, R&D and operational management.

CONTACT US

Carl Hansson
CEO
+47 905 33 046
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Trond Lund
Head of Business Development

Henk Aarts
Business Development Europe
+31 6 41 00 11 77
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Chris Puttick
Business Development UK
+44 7557 040096
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Kåre Gunnar Fløystad
Communications
+47 951 80 221
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Our Test Center at Svene

By train: From Oslo Airport Gardermoen – via Oslo – to Kongsberg. 1 h 45 min.
Inform your contact at N2 Applied of your arrival time and pick-up with car in Kongsberg will be organised. For train tickets www.vy.no/en

By car: Type in Vestsida 71, 3622 Svene in Google Maps. From Kongsberg, you will find N2 Applied’s Test Center located in a red barn on the left hand side of the road. There is guest parking outside the barn.

Our Asker office

By train: The location is in close proximity to Asker train station. Exit the train station by the stairs up from platform 6, follow the walk way through the underpass, take the stairs to the right of “SATS” and continue straight, to the end building. Our entrance is through the door on the right and one floor up. For train tickets www.vy.no/en 

By car: Use “Erteløkka P-hus” for parking, upon exiting the car park, head to the end building. Our entrance is through the door on the right and one floor up.