ZEG Power Team

Kathrine Kværnæs Ryengen, CEO

Ms. Kathrine K Ryengen serves as the CEO of ZEG Power.

Ryengen has extensive experience with technology start-ups and from commercializing innovative business models and technologies for industrial applications. Prior to ZEG Power, Ryengen worked 9 years in Scatec startup companies, including Norsk Titanium, a successful, global leader within additive manufacturing of structural titanium components for aerospace applications, where she was part of the original startup team and served as VP Business Development. Prior to Scatec and Norsk Titanium, Ryengen spent a decade within the field of Technology and Management Consulting, working for various companies, including Accenture.

Ryengen holds a Master of Technology Management (MTM) from UNSW, Australia, and a Master of Industrial Economics and Mechanical Engineering from NTNU, Norway.

Jan-Tore Christiansen, CFO & BD

Recently. Mr. Jan-Tore Christiansen was hired as the new CFO and head of Business Development in ZEG Power, commencing February 1st 2019.

Christiansen comes from a position as equity analyst in Sparebank 1 Markets. Previous engagements include extensive experience in capital management and financial analysis, amongst others from Sector Asset Management. Christiansen also has consulting experience from leading firms such as Artur Andersen/E&Y, as well as important start-up experience from founding and managing own company.

He holds a MSc degree (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH) in addition to a CEMS Master´s degree from NHH/ESADE (Spain).

Jörgen Lundberg (Board Member) will serve as interim CFO of ZEG Power until Christensen takes on the new role.

Nicola Di Giulio, PhD – Chief Engineer

Dr. Nicola Di Giulio serves as Chief Engineer at ZEG Power.

Giulio has contributed to the technology development and scale-up of the ZEG technology to its current stage, where it is ready for industrialization and commercialization. Prior to ZEG Power, Giulio worked as an R&D engineer in the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA), and at the Korean Institute of Science and Technology (KIST). Giulio has nearly 10 years of experience in the hydrogen and CCS sectors and has both been leading and taken part in comprehensive, national and international technology development programs.

Giulio holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering Processes and a MSc in Mechanical Engineering – Energy.

The ZEG Power Team – Extended

Øystein Ulleberg, PhD

Hydrogen technology expert

Arne Råheim, PhD

Technical Advisor & Inventor 

Suni Aranda, PhD

SER technology R&D adviser

Julien Meyer, MSc

SER technology R&D adviser

[Fotograf: Ann Kristin Støveren, www.futuria.no]