Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Kevin was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Mintra in 2021, having been Chief Commercial Officer since 2018. He came on board following the acquisition of Atlas Knowledge where he was CEO. Kevin has proven capability in driving companies forward and achieving their highest potential, consistently increasing their market share through innovation, strategy, and strong client relationships. Before joining Atlas in 2012 as Sales Director and subsequently Commercial Director, Kevin held several senior management positions in the financial services sector, including Vice President Sales and Marketing with Pitney Bowes in London and Managing Director with both Hays DX and Meridian in Ireland. After earning his bachelor’s degree in Production and Operations Management, Kevin spent a number of years in New York and London where he worked for Chase Manhattan Bank and Uni-Data as Director of Operations.
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Siren has extensive experience in software and the maritime industry. She was also the CEO of OCS from 2014 until the merger with Mintra in February 2016. Over the past 25 years, Siren has held a number of senior management positions: CEO of Emisoft AS, Product and Project Director in Emisoft AS, Regional Director in Hands ASA, Manager of manufacturing and industry solutions in Merkantildata ASA, and Partner and CEO of Emma EDB.
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Torbjørn joined the company as CFO in 2021 and is based in Oslo. He has extensive experience spanning more than two decades in the fields of finance, strategy, projects and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining Mintra, he was CFO for the EuroNext Growth-listed ELOP AS and has also held senior positions with high-profile companies including head of M&A at Kongsberg Gruppen, head of international division at Multiconsult, and senior vice president at Aker Solutions. With an MSc in Engineering from NTNU and an MBA from INSEAD, Torbjørn has also held multiple board memberships and roles in other companies.
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Gareth joined Mintra in October 2017. He has a multi-discipline background delivering learning, change, and communications solutions to multi-national companies for over 20 years. Gareth brings a great deal of experience having worked on major change and technology implementation programmes in the oil and gas, healthcare, and automotive sectors. Prior to joining Mintra, Gareth was the General Manager for a change agency operating across the UK, Europe, and the USA.
Head of Partnerships & Acquisitions
Valentinos was appointed Head of Acquisitions for Mintra in 2021 following the acquisition of Safebridge GmbH. He has a diverse background in business and product development, project management and finance, supporting the operations and strategic positioning of organisations for over 15 years. Valentinos brings great experience and a successful track record in strategy design, product release, and positioning principles. Before joining Safebridge in 2016, Valentinos provided business development services for start-ups and held senior management positions in the construction and automotive industries.
Chief Commercial Officer (CCO)
Kjetil was appointed to the role of CCO in 2021, having joined Mintra when it was acquired by OCS HR in 2014. Prior to joining the senior leadership team, he was international sales director for the UK and Europe. Kjetil, who is based in Bergen, has a long and successful track record in commercial roles and has held a number of senior sales positions. Kjetil has in-depth knowledge of the Scandinavian technology industry, having worked in high-level positions for major companies including Altea and TietoEvry, the region’s largest suppliers of IT hardware and software respectively. He was also involved in the launch of Norway’s first commercial television broadcasting station, TV2.