Our consultants have long operational experience from the energy and infrastructure sector.

Our advisors combine deep industry expertise and operational management experience with good business understanding and strong analytical skills.

Our clients are among the leading players in the power sector in the Nordic region. This means Xrgia is continuously challenged to develop practical solutions to address the challenges our clients face.

Tommy Løvstad

Tommy Løvstad

Manager and partner

Tommy has long experience in the energy and telecom industry, with leading positions in companies such as Agder Energi, Norsk Hydro and Telenor. As a consultant, Tommy has worked with business and strategy development as well as process improvements and project management of major infrastructure projects. Tommy has led the cable projects NorGer and NorthConnect, and is now Director of Commercial and Financing in NorthConnect. Tommy is an industrial engineer from NTNU and has an additional degree in Industrial Economics from Küngliga Technical University (KTH) in Sweden.

+47 971 77 845
tommy@xrgia.no

Tor Saunes

Tor Saunes

Associated Partner

Tor has many years of experience with operational management and implementation of business processes. For the past ten years, Tor has worked in the energy industry, and before that he worked in Telecom and Venture. Here he worked as Investment Director and General Manager of It Fornebu Invest. As a consultant, Tor has worked as a management for hire in major infrastructure projects - most recently Hafslund Telekom, SAE Vind, Statkraft Wind and now NorthConnect. Tor currently works as a consultant for Sira Kvina and as Project Office Manager in NorthConnect. He holds a MSc Electr Eng from NTNU and a MSc in Business Administration from NHH.

+47 928 80 500
tor@xrgia.no

Kyrre Nordhagen

Kyrre Nordhagen

Associated Partner

Kyrre is an experienced project manager and adviser in the energy and finance sector. His field of expertise is Strategy, Business Development, Digitization, Risk Management and Project Management. He has led some of the biggest projects in the energy industry, among other things. Nettplan Stor-Oslo and Skagerrak 4. Kyrre has a MSc industrial engineering, NTNU and is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

+47 480 35 896
kyrre@xrgia.no

Klaus Vogstad

Klaus Vogstad

Associated Partner

Klaus Vogstad holds an MSc in Mech Eng and a PhD in Electr. Eng. NTNUi, and has been working in the power industry for 12 years. First as a special adviser in Dept of Energy mgmt and trade, and then as Head of CoE Wind & Site for SAE wind. He has served as Adjunct Associate Professor at Dept of industrial Economics, NTNU
In recent years Vogstad worked as senior analyst at Meventus AS. Vogstad has developed ParkOptimizer and WindFarmDesigns , a decision support tool for wind farm development now used worldwide. His expertise include decision support modeling, hydropower, wind power and business process optimization

+47 928 510 67
klaus@xrgia.no

Tale Marie Astad Paulshus

Tale Marie Astad Paulshus

Consultant

Tale has recently joined the XRGIA team as consultant. She has previous experience from Summer jobs in the consulting industry and from Statkraft Wind. Tale is now engaged in NorthConnect as Project Assistant and also participates in other Xrgia projects. She holds an MSc in Electrical and Environmental Engineering, NTNU, and are about to complete a BSc in economics, NTNU.

+47 482 87 063
tale@xrgia.no

Johan Baade-Mathiesen

Johan Baade-Mathiesen

Junior consultant

Johan has been included in the team as part of his finance studies at Università Bocconi in Milan. He has been a project assistant in NorthConnect and prior experience from Sira-Kvina Utility, where he automatised work processes using programming. His work also included profitability assessment, data analysis and the generation of reporting tools for power production and ancillary services.

+47 472 49 388
johan@xrgia.no

Oddne Mikal Råheim

Oddne Mikal Råheim

Junior Consultant

Oddne joined Xrgia as part of his MSc studies in Applied Mathematics and Computer Science at the Institute of Applied Sciences of Toulouse. His previous work include predictive models for the power industry, operation analysis and optimization algorithms.