Activity at Kjeller Innovation and among our partners is increasing in step with Norwegian commitments to research and innovation. So now is the time to strengthen our organisation. Our three new highly skilled and experienced hires will be helping us accelerate the promotion of Norwegian innovation in the global market


Anna M. Karlsen is our new Project Manager in the field of the bioeconomy. Anna has extensive experience as a senior project manager and has worked in the fields of innovation, research and product development in many segments of the foodstuffs sector value chain. She has a Master’s equivalent degree in organic chemistry from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Kristina M. Holm is our new Business Developer and will be assisting start-up companies in the early phase of development. Kristina has many years of experience in business development and technology management in the energy sector. She also has extensive experience as a board member. Kristina has an M. Sc. degree in Geotechnology from Luleå University of Technology in Sweden, and a Master’s in Business Administration from BI in Oslo.

Hilde Kristin Sanness is our new Financial Director and will join our top management team. Hilde Kristin is responsible for business management, strategic financial management, finances and IT. She has a Master’s equivalent degree in economics and is a chartered auditor. Hilde Kristin has more than 20 years’ experience as an auditor and consultant at the former Arthur Andersen & Co. and Ernst & Young AS, as well as experience as Managing Director and CFO in the property sector.