Who are we?

Employees


BEYONDER's organisation is made up of employees currently from seven different countries.
These people represent great diversity, in terms of competence, gender, age and cultural background.
We see the diversity as a significant resource, not least to encourage innovation.
To be able to pull together as a team we depend on an efficient organisation with common values and goals.
Good leadership, proper organisational structure and the right tools are all essential if we are to achieve this.
This includes attracting - and retaining - the right people.
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Svein Kvernstuen
CEO & Founder
Svein brings a decade long experience from the O&G, technology and transport sectors. Svein has furthermore successfully been involved in a number of start-ups and exits making him a seasoned entrepreneur with a high level of efficiency and real-life execution.
+47 415 11 511
svein@beyonder.no
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Bjarte Magnussen
COO / CFO
Bjarte has a broad experience from various business and controller positions with PWC, Visma and Altibox. Lately he has gained experience with start-up businesses through his work in Validè where he had the positions Commerical Manager and Managing Director of Validè Invest I AS. He has more than 20 years of experience in technology companies through all phases, start-up. growth and maturity.
+47 941 50 053
bjarte@beyonder.no
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Linn Sørensen
Project Economist
Accountant, University of Stavanger Kjell Haaver Accounting Service, consultant Schjødt, lawyer secretary.
+4793202443
linn@beyonder.no
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Dr.Fengliu Lou
R&D Manager
Dr. Fengliu Lou has been involved in electrical energy storage for over 10 years. He has extensive experience on material and cell design. He obtained his PhD at Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2013 on Li-ion battery cell design. Afterwards, he worked as a post doc at the same institute on doped carbon for Al-air batteries. In 2016, he joined Beyonder AS as senior engineer on developing next generation supercapacitors and Li-ion capacitors
fengliu@beyonder.no
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Ana Trindade
Project Engineer
Ana is experienced in supercapacitor technology - coin cell construction, powder and electrode preparation. She has been involved in several small projects, contributing successfully towards process improvement, formulation and electrochemical procedures for product development.
ana@beyonder.no
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Dmytro Drobnyi
Senior Engineer
Dmytro is a dedicated and self motivated research scientist with more than seven years of hands-on experience in development of carbon-based electrodes for supercapacitors. He has extensive knowledge in materials analysis.
Dmytro@beyonder.no
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Kingsley Ugochukwu
Project Engineer
Kingsley Ugochukwu is a performance-driven graduate of Petroleum Engineering, and a Master’s degree student in Natural Gas Engineering. Heavily Knowledgeable in energy conversion processes, preparation of activated carbon and gas value chain
kingsley@beyonder.no
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Frederik Huld
Industry PhD
MChem, University of Edinburgh including year in Industry (Unilever) MSc, Silicon nanoparticles, University of East Anglia Scientist / project manager at Graphitene Ltd (UK) PhD student, Silicon for LiC anodes, Beyonder.
frederik@beyonder.no
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Obinna Eleri
Intern Engineer
Obinna is a recent master’s graduate from the University of Stavanger with a background in chemical engineering. A self-motivated and hardworking individual, Obinna is always willing to learn. His interests spans across various topics, most notably; process engineering, renewable energy, energy storage systems, activated carbon and electrochemistry.
obinna@beyonder.no
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Yong Li
Project Manager
Li has more than 6 years lithium battery product design experience, familiar with different kinds of cell (aluminum can cell, pouch cell) product development, have a good grasp of cell design, process control and quality control method. Skillful in data analysis.
yong@beyonder.no
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Zhang Yang
Industry PhD
After getting his master degree in organic chemistry, Yang entered a Lithium-ion battery company for about one and half years, during which, he gained much experience in cell design, especially aluminium can cell with high energy density. Now, Yang is a Industry PhD student in Beyonder dedicated to the development of Si anode and cell design.
yang@beyonder.no

Bjarte Magnussen

COO / CFO
Bjarte has a broad experience from various business and controller positions with PWC, Visma and Altibox. Lately he has gained experience with start-up businesses through his work in Validè where he had the positions Commerical Manager and Managing Director of Validè Invest I AS. He has more than 20 years of experience in technology companies through all phases, start-up. growth and maturity.

 
+47 941 50 053

 
Board of Directors
BEYONDER board of directors is elected by the shareholders to oversee the executive management of the company and
to ensure the long-term interests of the shareholders and other interested parties are being served.
The board of directors has ultimate responsibility for the management of the company and for supervising its day-to-day business and activities in general.
The board of directors also ensures that the company's activities are well organised, keeping itself informed about the company's financial situation and
ensuring that the company's risk exposure is handled by the management in an appropriate way.

BEYONDER board of directors consist of experienced business people who bring decades of experience from start-up industry,
financing, technology and management. Each board member is an recognized expert, with years of experience which secures an overall strong and dedicated board of directors.
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David Ottesen
Chairman
David has been involved in the Stavanger oil industry and the maritiem industry for decades. He previosly held the position as CEO of Baker-Hughes in Norway. David is currently employeed as director for offshore wind in Norwegian Energy Partners.
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Svein Kvernstuen
CEO
Svein brings a decade long experience from the O&G, technology and transport sectors. Svein has furthermore successfully been involved in a number of start-ups and exits making him a seasoned entrepreneur with a high level of efficiency and real-life execution.
+47 415 11 511
svein@beyonder.no
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Martin Sigmundstad
Board Member
Martin is an innovative expert with decades of experience from a wide range of sectors. He has detailed insights in the energy sector and presently serves as chief consultant on energy solutions with Valide, a Norwegian investment fund.
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Tor Arne Borge
Board member
Tor Arne is a en experienced industrial manager with more than a decade if managerial experience from international organizations and companies. Parts of his experience have been gained in the highly competitive and low margin transport industry.
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Morten Karnøe Søndergaard
Board Member
Morten is a full-professor and Ph.D., he is an experienced business expert and financial advisor. Furthermore he functions as an advisor to a conglomerate of research groups with Stanford University. He is also experienced in start-ups and exits.

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