Board of Directors

Vidar Låte


Currently General Manager of Aventi Technology AS and other roles. Experience includes; General Manager of Eio AS, CEO of Goodtech ASA, Managing Director of Cronus Engineering and Cronus Holding AS, Management positions in UMOE and more. Vidar has been board member and chairman in several companies.

Businesss Economist from BI (Norwegian Business School), Bachelor degree in Automation from KIH, Export Candidate from Eksportskolen.

Karin S. Thorburn


Karin S. Thorburn is Research Chair Professor of Finance at NHH Norwegian School of Economics and Adjunct Full Professor of Finance at The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Before joining NHH in 2009, she was a full-time faculty member at the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth College. Thorburn has extensive board experience and is currently a director of Maritime & Merchant Bank, Argentum Asset Management, Preferred Global Health, Green LNG Services, Falck Advisory, and the Financial Management Association International.

Francis Johnstone


Francis Johnstone – Investment Adviser to Baker Steel Resources Trust Ltd, a London Stock Exchange Listed investment company specialising in developing mining companies. Having trained in corporate finance and M&A at Citibank he has over 25 years of experience in the mining industry, both as an executive of listed companies which have successfully developed mines and as a non-executive director of both listed and unlisted mining companies.