The management

A energy company with the heart and mind of a start-up.
We are equipped with an entrepreneurial spirit, innovative ideas, both passion and heart to accelerate the transition to a sustainable future.

  • Bjørgulf Haukelidsæter Eidesen

    CEO and Founder

    Bjørgulf has a broad experience in the upstream energy business, from upstream, to midstream and downstream. In most of his previous roles he has developed projects from scratch, within commercial-, project-, and technology business units. This has created a trail of exciting deliveries and a passion for this kind of work. Finally, what sets him apart is the combination of leadership skills, technology and project expertise and energy business knowledge.

  • Dan Jarle Flølo


    Dan is an accomplished petroleum economist, petroleum tax specialist and business developer, as well as an experienced leader, having worked in several major E&P companies. Dan has a long experience working with natural gas and gas value chains, from positions in several E&P companies and Gassled MC positions. He was also the CEO of Njord Gas Infrastructure, the very first pure infrastructure owner company on the NCS.

  • Ellen Braune

    COO, Business Strategy and Support

    Ellen is a highly motivated leader with operational experience from the E&P business, mainly within HSEQ and Drilling. Her strengths are to create good teams and environment where everyone is striving to achieve company goals. She has been in different roles through her more than 30 years in the business. Companies she has worked for is Norsk Hydro, Saga Petroleum, Statoil, BP, Revus Energy and Wintershall. The lastes position she held was Head of Drilling and Wells in Wintershall.

  • Rune Halseid

    CPO, Ammonia

    Rune has 25+ years of experience mainly from Oil and Gas Industry including hydrogen technology. He holds a PhD in Electrochemistry from Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He has worked with process engineering, system engineering, project development and quality assurance of investment projects and served as corporate technical authority in Equinor within upstream processing plant technology. He has working experience outside Norway from Japan, UK, USA, Germany and Singapore.

  • Morten Sola

    CPO, CCS

    Morten has more than 30 years of E&P industry experience, – from the NCS, Middle East, Africa and Americas. He has served in managerial roles for the last 20 years, with roles in Statoil, BG, Maersk Oil, Sharp Reflections and in the advisory market. His background is geophysics and he is considered a true geoscientist, with both technical and commercial skills.

  • Ståle Brattebø


    Ståle has over 30 years of subsea experience, from contractors and oil companies. Management and board experience from developing a subsea start-up company to an exit, supported by private equity. He has knowledge of NCS regulations and subsea standards. Experience with R&D and technical qualification of several subsea products and solutions. The Subsea system engineering experience is gained from all phases of subsea projects, including the offshore phase.

  • Annette Kvilhaugsvik


    Annette has more than 30 years of experience from the energy business, in different fields like production, transportation, sales and marketing. She has mostly worked in commercial positions, but also financial, across different countries and cultures. This includes commercial negotiations for project development, business development, operational contract and managing day to day partnerships, within large and smaller companies.

    She represents Horisont Energi at the board of International Ammonia Association (AEA).

    What sets Annette apart is the combination of enthusiasm, broad experience in different contexts and the focus on finding solutions in a collaborative manner.

  • Frode A. Berntsen


  • Malene Sandøy

    Chief HSSE

    Malene has 20+ years of experience from the Oil & Gas industry and holds a PhD in Risk Management fro the University of Stavanger. She has worked with risk management, technical safety, and barrier management, and is dedicated to showing the connection between risks identified in the risk analysis to the actual technical safety barrier chosen. Malene is engaged in development of the Safety discipline and is active in standardization (NORSOK S-001 Technical Safety, NORSOK Z-013 Risk and Emergency Preparedness Assessment) and industry networks.

The board

Rob Stevens is VP Ammonia Opportunities at Saga Pure, facilitating clean ammonia energy investments. He started his career at Yara in product and technology development for fertilisers. During his time in Yara he has held several management positions related to ammonia production and use (Netherlands, Qatar, Norway, Australia). He brought forward ammonia energy as a General Manager at Yara Pilbara, Western Australia. He executed the clean ammonia energy agenda as VP Technology Scouting and VP Ammonia Energy and Shipping Fuel at Yara HQ (Corporate Innovation, Climate Neutrality), ultimately contributing to the establishment of the Yara Clean Ammonia business unit.

Now, Rob Stevens is VP Ammonia Opportunities at Saga Pure, facilitating clean ammonia energy investments and chairman of the board for Horisont Energi. Rob Stevens is the President of the Ammonia Energy Association.

Mr. Stevens is a Dutch citizen residing in Norway.

Chairman of the Board

Beatriz Malo de Molina has held various management and advisory positions, including Head of M&A at Orkla ASA, Investment Director at Kistefos Private Equity, Associate Principal McKinsey & Co., Executive Director and Business Unit Manager at Goldman, Sachs & Co. and Analyst at EY. Ms. Malo de Molina currently chairs the board of Crux AS and Dynea AS, both privately-held companies, and is member of the board of Nel ASA and Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA, both publicly-traded companies, where she is Chair of the Audit Committe. Ms. Malo de Molina is Founder and board member of the Oslo Philanthropic Exchange.

Ms. Malo de Molina graduated summa com laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Georgetown University in Washington D.C., and holds a Master’s degree in Pholosophy from the University of Oslo’s Faculty of Law.

Ms. Malo de Molina is a Spanish citizen residing in Norway.

Board member, Beatriz Malo de Molina

Dr. Gabriel Clemens is the CEO of Green Gas, E.ON SE, and Managing Director of E.ON Hydrogen GmbH. He represents E.ON on the board of Horisont Energi.

Dr. Clemens has held a number of senior management and board positions with energy companies such as VSE, RWE and Essent in Germany and the Netherlands. He has also a consultancy background from McKinsey & Co. Dr. Clemens holds a PhD degree in electrical engineering from RWTH Aachen, Germany.

Dr. Clemens is a dutch and German citizen residing in Germany.

Board member, Dr. Gabriel Clemens

Rolf Magne Larsen was for many years head of exploration at Statoil (now Equinor). Heading the company’s country risk management and social responsibility unit, he led the work of producing Statoil’s first Sustainability Report making the company a global front runner within the area.

Following retirement from Statoil, Rolf Magne Larsen has been advising energy companies through hos own company. Today he holds board positions at Wellguard and Drem Investment.

Mr. Larsen is a Norwegian citizen residing in Norway.

Board member, Rolf Magne Larsen