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Sara Sottilotta

Associate

+47 91 37 41 82

Sara Sottilotta joined HitecVision in September 2022, from the role as Strategy and M&A Analyst at Aker Offshore Wind, a Norwegian offshore wind developer part of the Aker Group of companies.

Previously she has worked as Energy Services Analyst at Rystad Energy and Business Analyst at Deloitte Consulting.

Sara holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Barcelona.

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Anders Forgaard Drage

Senior Associate

+47 91 79 59 66

Anders Forgaard Drage joined HitecVision in 2022, from Investment Banking at SpareBank 1 Markets, where he participated in several projects involving M&A sell-side and buy-side advisory, capital raises and investment analysis within the renewable energy sector. Previously, he worked as a management consultant at Bain & Company.

Anders holds an MSc in Advanced Economics and Finance from Copenhagen Business School.

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Sunniva L. Bjørnstad

Senior Partner

+47 45 25 81 21

Sunniva Landmark Bjørnstad joined HitecVision in 2014 from DNB, where she worked as an analyst within the energy sector.

Sunniva currently focuses on energy transition and renewables investments, actively engaged in the development of Vårgrønn in its expansion to become a European company.

In her first years at HitecVision her responsibilities were primarily within the oil and gas sector, where she was a key member of the team developing Vår Energi and also worked with various energy service investments.

Sunniva holds an MSc in Industrial Economics from the University of Stavanger.

Read our interview with Sunniva here. 

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Simen Helland

Investment Director

+47 93 40 93 86

Simen Helland joined HitecVision in 2021. He came from Carnegie Investment Bank, where he had been since 2017, working on M&A and ECM deals across various industries such as Business Services, Oil Service and TMT.

Simen is working closely on transactions and investments in the E&P segment following-up Sval Energy and NEO Energy.

Simen holds an MSc in Finance from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).

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Petter Tandstad Ege

Investment Director

+47 48 14 60 25

Petter T. Ege joined HitecVision in 2015. Initially, his main focus was on the oil service sector, having worked on a number of restructuring projects. More recently, he has focused on transactions within renewable energy and energy infrastructure, such as district heating.

His previous work experience includes a one-year internship at MainFirst Bank in Zurich focusing on equity research.

Petter holds a Master of Arts degree in Banking and Finance at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.

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Ove Gusevik

Senior Partner

+47 91 55 50 62

Ove Gusevik joined HitecVision in 2021 from his role as Head of Investment Banking at SpareBank1 Markets. He brings more than 30 years of investment banking experience, including being one of the founders of First Securities.

Over the last two decades Ove has had a leading role in many of the largest energy industry transactions in Scandinavia, including both oil and gas, infrastructure, and renewables. He has also been CEO Norway and Nordic Head of Energy at Alfred Berg ABN AMRO.

Ove holds an MSc in Economic History from London School of Economics, MBA from Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, California, as well as an MSc in Business from the University of Agder.

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Maren Sleire Lundby

Partner Credit

+47 95 03 15 58

Maren Sleire Lundby joined HitecVision in 2018 from her role as Client Manager in the Offshore-team in DNB Bank. She has worked seven years with maritime and offshore financing in DNB at the offices in Oslo, New York, London and Singapore. Her primary responsibilities were building and developing customer relationships, managing risks and preparing loan agreements.

Maren holds an MSc Industrial Economics and Technology Management from Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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Louise Samuelsson

Partner

+47 91 11 98 94

Louise Samuelsson joined HitecVision in 2020 from her role as Financing and Treasury Advisor at Vår Energi, focusing on available capital structures, financing facilities and risk management. Her previous work experience includes two years at Point Resources where she worked mainly on economical and financial analysis in relation to M&A opportunities, portfolio assets, commercial negotiations and liquidity control. She has also worked three years at Core Energy as a business analyst.

Louise holds an MSc in Business and Economics with a major in Finance from BI Norwegian Business School.

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Kaia Gaarud

Associate

+47 97 98 17 01

Kaia Gaarud joined HitecVision in 2020 from her position as Sustainability and Credit Analyst at Pareto Asset Management in Stockholm.

Kaia has worked across various portfolio companies and currently focusses on renewable energy and energy transition investments.

Kaia also worked as an Analyst at Piper Jaffray in Chicago.

Kaia holds an MSc. in Banking and Finance from Stockholm Business School and a BSc. in Business Administration with joint emphasis in Finance and Accounting from Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder.

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Jon Vatnaland

Senior Partner

+47 90 50 00 16

Jon Vatnaland joined HitecVision in 2020 from the role as Executive Vice President at Statkraft, the largest generator of renewable power in Europe. He brings extensive knowledge of and experience with the utilities and power generation sector in Norway and Europe.

Having been more than 11 years with Statkraft, Jon was involved in both strategic and business related transformations as well as M&A in the power generation sector. He was instrumental in building up Statkraft’s UK business where he held the position as managing director and led a number of renewable projects, in the context both of developments and transactions.

Prior to Statkraft, Jon worked as a consultant at McKinsey.

Jon holds a PhD in social studies from the University of Oslo and has been a research fellow at the University of Oslo and a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.

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