Board and administration

Members of our board of trustees are required to have competence in the Kavli group’s business areas as well as experience from culture, research or humanitarian work. At least one trustee must have expertise in finance or investment activities.

Aksel Mjøs
Chair

Aksel Mjøs has been chair of the Kavli Trust since 2013. A trustee since 2003, he is also a director of Kavli Holding AS. Mjøs has a doctorate in economics from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), where he is an associate professor in the department of finance. Previous positions include CEO of DnB Kapitalforvaltning and vice president at Morgan Stanley in London. Mjøs has held a number of directorships, including in the Norwegian Hull Club and Vital Eiendomsforvaltning.

Solfrid Lind
Trustee

Solfrid Lind has been a trustee of the Kavli Trust since 2006. She has been the chief executive of Kristiania University College since 2005. Lind was previously director of the Norwegian School of Marketing, marketing manager for the BI Norwegian Business School and marketing director at the Norwegian Museum of Cultural History. She is also on the board of the Oslo Concert Hall. She holds a master’s degree in business economics and a diploma in marketing

Dag J Opedal
Trustee

Dag J Opedal has been a trustee of the Kavli Trust since 2014 and a director of Kavli Holding AS since 2013. He works as a chair, director and consultant for various companies, and is currently on the boards of Telenor, PM Retail, Bertel O Steen Holding, Nammo, Odin Forvaltning, Cosmetics Group and Meltwater BV (Advisory Board). He is also executive advisor for FSN Capital. Opedal was group CEO at Orkla in 2005-10 and has held leading positions in Norgesgruppen and Ferd Capital. He holds an MSc in business economics from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and an MBA from Insead.

Silvija Seres

Trustee

Silvija Seres has been a trustee of the Kavli Trust since 2016. She works as an independent investor, director and consultant for various companies, and sits on the boards of Nordea, Enoro Holding, Syncron, Academedia and a number of research institutes. These include Simula Research Lab and Sintef IKT. Seres worked previously as a researcher and fellow in Oxford and at the DEC SRC, vice president for product marketing in Fast Search & Transfer and vice president for business management at Microsoft. Seres holds a doctorate in mathematics from Wolfsom College, Oxford, and an MBA from Insead.

Inger Elise Iversen, CEO

Phone:+47 908 94 567
E-mail: ingerelise.iversen@kavlifondet.no

 

Guro Hjetland Sundsby, Senior Advisor

Phone: +47 97 12 12 88
E-mail: guro.sundsby@kavlifondet.no

 

Teresa Grøtan, Communication (freelance)

Phone: +47 92 28 85 50
E-mail: teresa@grotan.org