Team members

Our team consists of highly competent individuals with extensive industrial experience.

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Dr. Ole Grimsrud is VP of Research and Development at Scatec Innovation AS and acting as CEO of HIPtec. Ole holds a PhD in physics from Cornell University, USA, Dr. Grimsrud has worked in the renewable energy sector for over 15 years, first at REC and more recently at Scatec Innovation.

Ole Grimsrud

Ole Grimsrud

CEO, PhD
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Prof. David Jarvis has a long track record in industrial and governmental R&D, having previously worked at BMW, ESA and as the Chairman of Metallurgy Europe. As a trained metallurgist, he is now focused on turning laboratory ideas into commercial business for HIPtec. Dr. Jarvis is also a Professor at Swansea University in the UK, and a Foreign Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.

David Jarvis

David Jarvis

Chief Technology Officer, PhD, FIMMM
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Olav Holta

Olav Holta

Plant Manager, MSc
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Anders Mathiesen is CFO of REEtec as well as Scatec Innovation AS. He is a certified professional accountant (CPA) and holds a MSc in Accounting and Auditing from the Norwegian Business School.

Anders Mathiesen

Anders Mathiesen

CFO, MSc
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Dr. Francois Tang has 8 years’ experience working on industrial projects in the field of additive manufacturing and alloy development. Having previously worked at ESA and Norsk Titanium, Dr. Tang is now bringing his expertise to HIPtec, where he is involved in process standardisation, quality control, NDT and component inspection. Dr. Tang holds a PhD in mechanical engineering from McGill University, Canada.

Francois Tang

Francois Tang

Senior Process Engineer, PhD
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Hanna Skarstad MSc (Research Engineer) is a graduate from NTNU in Trondheim, Norway with a Master’s degree in Materials and Chemical Engineering.

Hanna Skarstad

Hanna Skarstad

Research Engineer, MSc
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Thomas Johansen

Thomas Johansen

Senior Production Engineer
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Board of Directors

John Andersen, Jr.

John Andersen, Jr.

Chairman of the Board

CEO of Scatec Innovation AS

Jørn Aage Johansen

Jørn Aage Johansen

Board Member

CEO, NSV Invest and Roht Invest

John Egil Johannessen

John Egil Johannessen

Board Member

Investment Manager, Nysnø Climate Investments AS

David Jarvis

David Jarvis

Board Member

CTO in HIPtec AS