The Board

Ståle Kvitle Chairman of the Board Currently President at DEFA Power Systems, formerly 20 years of experience from Medical Devices within Johnson & Johnson, Medical Devices & Diagnostic group. He holds a master in Business and Economics from BI, Norwegian School of Business.  He has worked with sales & marketing locally and globally and brings experience from global product development and commercialization.            
Birgitte Booij PhD Board member   Currently VP Business Development in SpinChip Diagnostics. She has more than 15 years leadership experience within commercial diagnostics development from Axis-Shield, DiaGenic and Clavis Pharma. Booij holds a PhD in biotechnology from the University of Cambridge, UK and a MSc in chemistry from University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
Nicolas Brun-Lie Board member Nicolas Brun-Lie graduated from the University of Oslo with a Master of Laws degree in 1983. Brun-Lie joined Ro Sommernes as a senior lawyer in January 2019. Brun-Lie practices general business law, with main focus on shipping and offshore, the fishing and maricultural industry, capital markets and private equity, and banking and finance. He is highly experienced in transactions and negotiations and is ranked as one of the leading lawyers in maritime law in Norway by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500. Brun-Lie started his career as a lawyer in the Torvald Klaveness Group where he worked from 1983 until 1986. In 1987 he was employed by Wiersholm AS, whereafter he became a partner in 1990 in the same firm.