Øyvind L. Vesterdal
Chief Executive Officer/ CEO
Øyvind is the CEO of Norsk Solar. He has a strong technical background with extensive experience with project and business management roles, from large corporations like General Electric Oil and Gas to smaller ventures in the energy sector. Prior to Norsk Solar he was a co-founder and CEO of Kolent AS. He holds a Master’s Degree in Engineering from the Norwegian University of Technology and Science. Øyvind is a Norwegian Citizen and based in Norway.
PETTER S. BERGe
Chief Development Officer/ CDO
Petter is the CDO of Norsk Solar. He is a seasoned entrepreneur, and has many years of experience from management consulting for one of the top tier firms in the Nordics to different C-level positions within renewables, hospitality and technology. Petter holds a Master’s Degree in Applied Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School and a Bachelor in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics. Petter is a Norwegian Citizen and is based in Norway.
Murshid M. Ali
Chief Investment Officer/ CIO
Murshid is the CIO of Norsk Solar. He has more than 10 years of management and entrepreneurship experience from primarily the energy and the financial industries. Prior to Norsk Solar, he was co-founder and CEO of Huddlestock, an award-winning Fintech based in London. Murshid is a Phd Candidate in Economics, and holds a Master’s Degree in International Business from Grenoble Ecole Management. Murshid is a Norwegian Citizen and is based in Norway.
VP Business Development
Filippo is the VP of International Business Development at Norsk Solar. He has more than 10 years' experience in the renewable energy sector. Having worked with leading renewable energy IPPs across Europe and Emerging Markets, he has significant experience in bringing projects from concept to completion. Filippo holds an MBA degree in Corporate Finance from EMLyon Business School and an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School. Filippo is an Italian Citizen and is based in Norway.
Ove is the VP Operations of Norsk Solar, and has more than 20 years of experience as engineering consultant, project manager and director in variouscompanies, including Nord-Trøndelag Elektrisitetsverk, where he headed international involvement in several renewable energy projects. He holds a MSc in Engineering from the Norwegian University of Technology and Science. Ove is a Norwegian citizen based in Norway and Nicaragua.
Rostyslavhas is the VP of Engineering in Norsk Solar, and has more than 15 years of experience as quality and operation manager in several renewable energy companies. The last 4 years he has been the EPC and O&M Manager in Voltalia for international solar PV projects. He holds a Bachelor degree from the Institute of Commanding Engineers of the National Academy of Defense of Ukraine. Rostyslavis a Ukrainian citizen based in Ukraine.
Business Development Director
Are is the Business Development Director in Norsk Solar. He has more than 35 years of experience as a business developer in emerging markets, most notably Sri Lanka, Vietnam and South Africa, as the CEO of Rogaland Eksportutvikling AS before joining Norsk Solar. He has a Master’s Degree from Mannheim Business School in Business and Administration. Are is a Norwegian Citizen and is based in Norway.
Lars H. Helvig
Lars Helge has a technical background from the University of Stavanger. He founded Norsk Vind in 1996, and is the largest shareholder of the NV Group. Lars Helge has many years of background as an entrepreneur, and have been a pioneer in the Norwegian energy space in developing wind power in Norway. He also has working experience from working in Statoil and other energy related companies. Lars Helge is a Norwegian Citizen and is based in Norway.
Pål S. Valseth
Pål has more than 20 years of experience from the finance, technology and energy industry, with more than 15 years from C-level management positions. He has held CFO positions in Apply Group, Simtronicsand in WellConnection. Today he is the CEO of the NV Group. Pål holds a Masters Degree in Business from BI Norwegian School of Management, and two MBA degrees from NHH, in Audit and Accounting and in Finance. Pål is a Norwegian Citizen and is based in Norway.