Management

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Knut Roar Wiig

CEO

Knut Roar is one of the founders of Nordic Unmanned and its largest shareholder.​ He is a serial entrepreneur and together with the other founders analyzed that there was untapped potential in the UAV industry in Europe.​ Knut Roar is an intrepid entrepreneur who understands that there is profit to be made in the UAV sector.

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Lars A. Landsnes

COO

Lars joined Nordic Unmanned as COO and Accountable Manager from Wideroe Airline, where he was VP Continuous Improvement. During the last 25 years, Lars has held various senior leadership positions in the manned aviation and aerospace industry. Experience from startups to large organizations in building new businesses, business lines and change management, supporting civil and military customers.

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Bruno Boucher

SVP Airworthiness & Certifications

Bruno has 12 years global experience from Lufthansa consulting having delivered many airline and civil aviation projects. His main responsibility is securing and maintaining permits to fly by working with Civil Aviation and other relevant authorities across Europe. He brings vast experience in executing large complex projects involving technical, commercial, and operational dimensions.

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Heidi Gåskjenn

VP Operations

Heidi has 7 years of experience as a helicopter pilot and has also worked as data analyst and desk controller. Heidi is a pilot on the Camcopter S-100,  the heaviest drone in the Nordic Unmanned fleet. She combines her extensive experience in manned aviation with an expertise in unmanned systems to excel in her role as VP Operations and pilot at Nordic Unmanned.

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Dr. José Luis Gil Yepes

VP Digitalization

José has a master’s degree in geodesy and cartography, and a PhD on geomatics and machine learning with focus on airborne data collection. With his experience from the academic and GIS sector, he specializes in LiDAR and remote sensing data processing and acquisition systems.

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Pål Kristensen

VP Logistics & Robotization

Pål is one of Nordic Unmanned’s co-founder, and one of its largest shareholders. He has been working in operational offshore logistics and emergency preparedness for more than 15 years. He is eager to reduce risk, drive efficiency and optimization by implementing unmanned systems.

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Alexander Hatlestad

VP Green Solutions

Alexander has a technical background as a system mechanic on the the Royal Norwegian Airforce’s F-16 and Bell 412, he has also worked 11 years as a global field specialist for Schlumberger. Alexander has been working in the Norwegian drone industry for the last 6 years in various roles from operations to business development.

Investor

Ensuring that shareholders, analyst and investors get access to relevant, accurate and clear information

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