Board of Directors

Board of directors

Tore Totland

Chairman of the Board

Tore Totland has more than 17 years management consulting experience within strategic restructuring, post merger integration, operational improvement, cost cut and compliance/risk management. He has previously worked for Arthur Andersen Business Consulting and E&Y Advisory, and he holds an MSc in Industrial Economics and Technology Management from NTNU and an B.Sc in Mechanical Engineering from University of Colorado at Boulder.

Rune Ulriksen Steinsland

Board member

Rune Steinsland is a member of Thomessen M&A department, working with contract and corporate law. He acts as advisor to Norwegian and international clients in connection with M&A, capital market transactions and other corporate restructurings. Rune has particular experience from the shipping sector, fisheries and aquaculture, as well as technology-driven transactions and projects within a broad spectrum of industries.

Erlend Waaler

Board member

Erlend Waaler has a background from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) as well as the financial industry where he worked as Relation Manager for Startups and Growth companies in Norway's largest financial services group, DNB ASA between 2006-2019. He has a great passion for startups and holds the position as Business Development Director for StartupLab Bergen. Until recently he has also been heading up the Bergen Innovation Week (Innovasjonsuken OPP).

Helge Birkelund

Board member

Helge Birkelund has over 20 years experience in the media and tech industry where he has worked as a journalist, product developer as well with marketing and public relations. He is currently working as Vice President in the Sports department in Amedia. In TicketCo Helge represents Amedia who has been a strong partner of TicketCo since the early days of 2014.

Oddvar Fosse

Board member

Oddvar Fosse has his background from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) with work experience mainly from finance and investment companies. He has worked in Statoil (now Equinor) finance department, as a stock broker with analysis, offshore and and portfolio management. Today Oddvar is a private investor as well and managing the portfolio of two family offices.