ONTOGENY GROUP

Ontogeny means development from fetal stage to adult individual - we assist as a strategic development partner for changing organizations 

TEAM

Andreas Thalund-Fossen

Andreas Thalund-Fossen

Partner

Andreas has for many years worked with large, international companies and has a global perspective. He has extensive experience related to change and restructuring, improvement work, turnaround operations, IT and supply chain. Both as an advisor to boards, as a hired general manager or purchasing director in major restructuring processes, or as an advisor and driving force for managers who carry out extensive change processes.

T: 969 00 325
M: atf@ontogeny.no

Bendik Persch Andersen

Bendik Persch Andersen

Manager

Bendik has a master's degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU, and has previous previous experience in production management, sales and distribution. Bendik also has a background as a professional cross-country skier at a high national level.

T: 988 36 727
M: bpa@ontogeny.no

Bjørn Harald Hansen

Bjørn Harald Hansen

Partner

Bjørn Harald has over 20 years of experience from consulting, the financial industry and operational leadership roles. He is an "all-rounder" who has worked with a wide range of issues related to strategy, business development, analysis and organizational development for both large groups, growth companies and start-ups. He also has extensive consulting experience from the public sector.  

T: 405 64 040
M: bhh@ontogeny.no

Espen Sten Johansen

Espen Sten Johansen

Partner

Espen has 18 years of experience from the energy and finance sector, from operational and advisory roles in Oslo, Houston, London and Dubai. He has considerable expertise in equity and debt financing, technology and business development, commercialization, marketing and the establishment of strategic partnerships.

T: 918 54 440
M: esj@ontogeny.no

Henrik Sundt

Henrik Sundt

Associated Partner

Henrik has extensive M&A experience as a buyer, seller, owner and advisor. He has a background from i.a. hedge fund WarrenWicklund Multistrategy ASA, board work and as founder / partner in independent consulting companies within M&A, most recently Jarlsberg Partners. Henrik has a master's degree in economics from BI and Mannheim University.

T: 907 60 477
M: hs@ontogeny.no

Jan Fredrik Herud

Jan Fredrik Herud

Analyst

Jan Fredrik has a master's degree in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU, specializing in finance and marine engineering. Jan Fredrik has experience with analysis and financial modeling from studies and various projects, in addition to previous internships. 

T: 950 05 448
M: jfh@ontogeny.no

Jan Wessel Bratterud

Jan Wessel Bratterud

Partner

Jan has more than 15 years of experience as product, marketing and alliance director within the IT market. He has extensive experience from global IT companies and small start-ups, with a long international career. For the past 20 years, Jan has been involved in corporate finance, as well as investments in various companies. He also currently leads the investment company MTI Vekst.

T: 916 48 411
M: jwb@ontogeny.no

Marius Kristian Nordkvelde

Marius Kristian Nordkvelde

Manager

Marius has extensive experience with applied research projects and analysis within strategy and industrial competitiveness. He has for a long time studied many of the largest industries in Norway, including energy, finance and construction, construction and real estate. Master of Business Administration from BI and also has an "Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation and Technology" from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

T: 464 10 541
M: mn@ontogeny.no

Natalia Müller

Natalia Müller

Consultant

Natalia holds a master's degree in marketing with a particular focus on analysis from the University of Denver. Natalia has previous experience with market and category analysis and category strategy from Orkla, as well as intellectual property rights. She also has a background as a professional cross-country skier at a high international level. 

T: 921 23 374
M: nam@ontogeny.no

Nicolay Ingebretsen

Nicolay Ingebretsen

M&A Advisor

Nicolay has 5 years of experience as an entrepreneur and consultant in the SME market, focusing on innovative solutions for financing and value development, business models and strategy. Nicolay has a degree in economics from USN.

T: 936 93 559
M: ni@ontogeny.no

Petter Mather Simonsen

Petter Mather Simonsen

Associated Partner

Petter has 30+ years of experience as an advisor / leader in strategy and business development, M&A and change processes. He thrives in the undefined border country where technology, finance and the market meet, and has experience from a number of major international groups such as ABB, Elkem and Telenor, in addition to innovative start-up companies.

T: 917 56 380
M: pms@ontogeny.no

Roar Aasvang

Roar Aasvang

Associated Partner

Roar has more than 30 years of experience from the IT market in Scandinavia. He has been and is the founder and manager of several service and software companies. Extensive experience as general manager, chairman of the board and advisor in and for various companies. Education: MSc. (siv.ing.) NTNU Trondheim and MSc. (siv.øk), BI, Oslo.

 

Robert Frostad

Robert Frostad

Associated Partner

Robert has 25 years of experience from consulting and operational leadership roles in commercial business. Prior to joining Ontogeny, he worked as a consultant for McKinsey & Co. and Index Advisors. As a consultant, he has worked with companies within e.g. banking and insurance, oil and gas, energy, telecom, food and trade. He specializes in restructuring and commercialization of new production technologies.

T: 901 04 325
M: rf@ontogeny.no

Rolf Kragerud

Rolf Kragerud

Managing Partner

Rolf has 28 years of experience from the consulting and finance industry and from operational leadership roles in the business world. Throughout his career, he has worked with companies that have been in a significant restructuring situation as a result of strategic, technological, market and / or ownership changes. Among other things, he has participated in building up Accenture's strategy department in Oslo and worked in McKinsey & Co.

T: 911 98 815
M: rk@ontogeny.no

Sindre Halvorsen

Sindre Halvorsen

Consultant

Sindre has a master's degree in business specializing in finance from BI Norwegian Business School, with an exchange stay at Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University in Suzhou, China. He has a background as an analyst in BDO Advisory, where he has assisted companies with everything from raising capital to developing and implementing new strategies.

T: 476 77 801
M: sha@ontogeny.no

Svein Solhaug

Svein Solhaug

Analyst

Svein has a master's degree in economics with a specialization in finance from BI Norwegian Business School. He has experience from various start-up companies and plays on the Norwegian senior national team in sand volleyball, where he competes in the world series.

T: 954 99 417
M: sos@ontogeny.no