Mette Rokne Hanestad joined Corvus in 2018 and is currently Interim CEO & CFO of Corvus Energy. Mette has a four-year degree (Siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), a Master’s degree in accounting and Auditing (MRR) from the BI Norwegian School of Management and is a State Authorized Public Accountant in Norway.
Lars Ole Valoen joined Corvus Energy as part of the acquisition and one of the founders of Grenland Energy in 2019. Lars Ole has a Master’s degree (1995) and a Doctoral degree (2000) from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in chemistry and electrochemistry. In Corvus he is in charge of all technological development projects and research projects globally.
Ole Jacob joined Corvus Energy in May 2022 and is currently in the position of EVP Customer Facing Business Unit. In this role, he is globally responsible for all sales, marketing, aftermarket, and customer engagement strategies for Corvus. Previously, Ole Jacob served more than 25 years in the Marine Industries working in various positions for major OEMs such as Ulstein, Rolls-Royce and ABB. His last role before joining Corvus was global responsibility for the ABB Azipod product line, the market leader in electrical podded propulsion systems.
Ole Jacob has a Master of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology in Trondheim, and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Colorado, Boulder. He is presently based in Houston, Texas and is a dual Norwegian and American citizen.
Ola Johannes Jordal joined Corvus Energy in 202I as responsible for People, Culture and Quality. As Chief of Staff he is responsible for activities related to QHSE, HR and IT. Ola holds a Cand. Theol degree from The School of Mission and Theology, in Stavanger. Ola Johannes served 9 years for the Norwegian Seamen’s Church abroad, working closely with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He has previously been responsible for building effective QHSE and HR systems for different oil service companies. In Corvus he will focus on organizational development and a value-based leadership.
Kristian joined Corvus Energy in 2019 and is responsible for all their fuel cell activities. Kristian has a Master of Science within engineering, a Master of Management, an electrical apprenticeship and has been ranked as one of three world-leading engineers within clean energy by the BBC. He has taken part in the engineering of many of the world first hybrid and all-electric vessels while working in Rolls-Royce Marine, Kongsberg Maritime and Corvus Energy. Today he leads the development of the next generation of zero emission fuel cell systems to the marine industry.
Ove joined Corvus Energy as a Project Manager in June 2018. Now as Interim Head of Operations and SVP Technical & Projects, he is responsible for all commercial projects after PO until end of Warranty period, including Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Logistics.
Ove has a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering from Western Norway University of Applied Sciences. He has a various experience from both maritime and offshore business, mostly as project manager, but also as Superintendent for chemical tankers at Odfjell Shipmanagement.