ABOUT US

PRONOFA AT A GLANCE

Producer of protein meal, oils, frass and chitin from insects and tunicates.

Spin-off from Denofa that holds over 100 years of industrial food & feed production experience and deep knowledge of sustainable nutrients.

Active approach to growth with recent acquisitions of Flying Feed and Ecoprot.

First-movers in an industry that is projected to be a vital part in solving the global challenge of insufficient protein nutrient supply.

MEMBERS OF THE BOARD
 
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BJØRGE GRETLAND
Board Director
  • Broad experience from venture capital, mergers & acquisitions and capital markets

  • Food tech, sustainable tech investments, active ownership, global expansion, partnerships

  • Holds a Master of Economics and a PhD in strategy and finance

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HANS MARTIN KJERNSBÆK
Board Member
  • CFO Denofa AS

  • Msc. Business Administration

  • Master of Professional Accountancy

  • Extensive experience from audit, transactions and advisory in public interest companies

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HAAKON SÆTER
Board Member
  • Broad experience from investments and capital markets for several years

  • Sustainable tech investments, active ownership

  • Education from Oslo Business School (HA)

HEGE BUER
Board Member
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  • CEO Jackon

  • MSc Business & Management

  • Extenisve experience from top level finacial position

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HEGE RIVEDAL ØDEGAARD
Board Member
  • Director Quality & Sustainability Denofa

  • Biochemical laboratory Scientist

  • MSc Food Scientist

ORGANIZATIONAL RESOURCES
Deep R&D, operational, industrial, financial and strategic expertise
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 HANS PETTER OLSEN
CEO
  • CEO Denofa AS & Pronofa ASA

  • Former CEO at Jackon Scandinavia

  • Army officer for 16 years

  • Graduate of the Norwegian Army Military

  • Academy and education in IT and Economics

  • Norwegian Army Military Academy

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HEGE RIVEDAL ØDEGAARD
R&D director Denofa AS & Pronofa ASA
  • Director Quality & Sustainability Denofa

  • Biochemical laboratory Scientist

  • MSc Food Scientist

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DAVID TEHRANI
Project Manager Insects
  • More than 20 years experience studying insects

  • Founder of Flying Feed Fredrikstad

  • Cand. Scient in genetics

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ASBJØRN TORRISEN
EcoProt
  • Co-founder of EcoProt

  • 3 years of R&D and production of insect larvae for application in salmon feed

  • More than 40 years experience from the aquaculture industry

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TORGEIR HJERTAKER
Denofa
  • COO Denofa AS

  • MD Denofa Energi AS

  • MD Denofa Havn AS

MAGNUS PETERSEN
Project Manager Tunicates
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  • MSc in Aquaculture biology

  • Master thesis on Tunicates

  • Experience with Norwegian and international aquaculture industry

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OLE TORRISEN
EcoProt
  • Co-founder of EcoProt

  • 3 years of R&D and production of insect larvae for application in salmon feed

  • 40 years experience from Institute of Marine Research

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EVA M. H. BYHRØ
Denofa
  • R&D Engineer

  • PhD in Biotechnology

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HEIDI BRAATEN
Denofa
  • Chemical Engineer

  • Laboratory Manager

  • Contaminants, GC analyses, product specialist Meal and Oil