Karl-Anders Gronland

  • Born in 1970
  • In 1995 graduated as Cand.Jur from the University of Oslo (Law), as the best student of the year
  • Lawyer and partner at SBG Storløkken AS, former judge
  • Additional education in economics (Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration)
  • Former secretary for the Norwegian Public Limited Liabilities Companies Act Commission that submitted its report to the new Norwegian Public Limited Liabilities Companies Act, NOU 1996:3
  • Author of several books and articles on legal matters
  • He is on the board of 13 companies, of which he is the chairman in ten
  • For SPENN Technology A/S shareholding, please see list of top shareholders here

Adiam Negassie

  • Born in 1981
  • Holds a degree in Computer Engineering
  • More than 15 years’ experience from the oil & gas and IT industry, with extensive experience in operations, business development and strategy
  • Held various positions within project management, business development and management, including project manager and tender manager of engineering projects (EPC) in a large oil & gas company
  • Successfully built the APAC division of a large Norwegian IT company in Malaysia, where she served as CEO
  • Passionate about sustainable technologies and is currently serving as a business development director for a waste to energy company
  • For SPENN Technology A/S shareholding, please see list of top shareholders here

Jan F. Andersen

  • Born in 1967
  • Master of Science degree in Economics and Business Administration, MSc (Econ) from Copenhagen Business School in 1992 and certificate of IAA
  • Experience within management, business development, operation, finance and investment in digital and internet-based software, financial, consultancy and media companies
  • Co-founder of Adpepper Media International N.V., which was listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange and member of its Board of Directors for 11 years
  • Co-founder of the investment company, DK Trends Invest A/S, which was listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange in 2007 and director therein between 2007-2011
  • Holds various positions within the SPENN Technology A/S subsidiaries; CPH Crypto A/S, Netposten A/S and NPinvestor Fondsmæglerselskab A/S
  • Not an independent board member
  • For SPENN Technology A/S shareholding, please see list of top shareholders here

Petrus Johannes Van der Walt

  • Born in 1960
  • B.Comm & Honns. B.Acc.& M.Comm.,
    North-West University
  • Executive Master’s Degree in Social Science – HEC School of
    Management, Paris
  • Chartered Accountant (SA) Public Accountants and Auditor’s Board
  • Experienced banking executive and community developer with an extensive career at top-level positions at various banks in South Africa and Zambia
  • From 2018 served as an Executive Consultant and later CEO of Cavmont Bank Ltd in Zambia
  • Expert in corporate leadership and the areas of operational and commercial banking, deep understanding of the importance of financial inclusion for low-income communities
  • An independent board member
  • For SPENN Technology A/S shareholding, please see list of top shareholders here

Magne Fretheim

  • Born in 1974
  • In 1996 obtained a Bachelor degree in Engineering (IT), Høgskolen i Gjøvik, Norway
  • More than 20 years of experience within IT, working within sectors such as banking and telecoms
  • Strong knowledge of database systems, outsourcing, insourcing and IT operations. Worked extensively with distributed teams
  • Broad experience from regulatory tech discussions
  • Member of The European Crowdfunding Network’s Blockchain Working Group
  • Not an independent board member
  • For SPENN Technology A/S shareholding, please see list of top shareholders here