Haakon has 26 years’ experience within commodities and energy working for leading banks, utilities and trading houses. He recently led the successful establishment of Statkraft’s power trading business in India. He has 18 years’ senior management experience instigating, building, restructuring and leading profitable free-standing businesses in Europe and emerging markets, and has provided high level advice on several energy-related new ventures. He has an MBA from London Business School and a B.Sc. (Hons) in Economics & Finance.
Having managed front, back, middle office, logistics, technology, finance, legal and regulatory teams, he brings a deep understanding of the totality of a trading business and the optimisation of physical resources. He has a firm knowledge of most forms of electricity generation as well as emissions and bulk energy storage.