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Board of Directors

Members of the Board of Directors in DNV Imatis have a role in setting the culture and values of the company by their actions or inactions as to matters of performance, ethics, integrity, legal compliance, transparency and responsiveness.

Our goal is to operate in a manner that creates real value for our shareholders and makes DNV Imatis a good place to work and do business for our associates and other constituents. Our corporate governance structure is a working system for principled goal setting, effective decision making, and appropriate monitoring of compliance and performance.


The Board of directors is responsible for the overall management of DNV Imatis and for supervising the company’s activities in general. The Board is responsible for establishing control systems and for ensuring that DNV Imatis operates in compliance with laws and regulations, with DNV Imatis’ corporate values and code of conduct.

Liv Hovem

Chair of the Board

Chair of the Board since 2021.

Profession: CEO, DNV Accelerator

Education: Master’s degree in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering from UC Berkeley
Master’s degree in Civil Engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology (NTNU)

Charlotte Andresen

Board Member

Member of the board since 2018.

Profession: Teacher at a junior high school. 

Education: Master’s degree in science-, health- and environmental conservation.
Bachelor’s degree in primary school teaching from The University of South-Eastern Norway

Esben Rusås

Board Member

Member of the board since 2022.

Profession: Commercial and Finance Director, DNV Accelerator

Education: Master’s degree in Finance from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).

Board of directors Kenneth Rønningen

Kenneth Rønningen

Board Member Employee representative

Member of the Baord since 2020.

Profession: Team Manager, DNV Imatis

Education: Developer studies at IT Extreme
Certification tracks of MCSD and MCDBA

Margrethe Blom-Pettersen

Board Member Employee representative

Member of the Baord since 2022.

Profession: UX-designer, DNV Imatis

Education: Master of Science and Technology in Industrial Design from Norwegian Institute of Science and Technology (NTNU)

DNV Imatis Executive team

People are at the heart of our business. The role of our Executive Team is to provide leadership, direction and support to enable our people to perform at their absolute best.

Contact us Johan Folkunger

Johan Folkunger


Background: Extensive experience in leading international health and MedTech businesses.

Per Edvard Heyerdahl


Background: Prior to DNV Imatis, technical and managing background as of 24 years in Locus Solutions.

Bjørn Erik Martinsen

Bjørn Erik Martinsen


Background: 21 years as Executive Director in EY, Assurance and Advisory before joining our company in 2015.

Espen Semb

Espen Semb


Background within the company since 2004 in various positions. Today as Head of Research & Development.

Contact us Dag Ausen

Dag Ausen


Background: 25 years at SINTEF, Scandinavia’s largest research foundation, as researcher, senior business developer and research manager at SINTEF Digital

Cesilie Kullerud

Cesilie Kullerud


Background: more than 20 years of marketing and communications experience, spanning a wide range of industries including, FMCG, automobiles, events and travel destinations.

Contact us Anund Rannestad

Anund Rannestad

VP Nordic Business

Background from various positions at Haukeland University Hospital and Stavanger University Hospital. Last, as Chief Innovation Officer. 

Baldur Johnsen

Baldur Johnsen

VP International Business

Background: Executive roles at DXC Technology and Computer Sciences Corporation. 10 years at Hewlett-Packard Company in the Worldwide Health and Life Sciences. Prior to HP, 10 years as the CIO of Landspitali University Hospital and Reykjavik Hospital.

Lars Inge Graver

Lars Inge Graver

VP Professional Services

Background from Eltel Networks as Department Manager, and 17 years at Bane NOR as a Project Manager in Telecom and IT.

Customer cases

Royal Adelaide Hospital

Royal Adelaide Hospital

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Østfold Hospital Trust

Østfold Hospital Trust

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St. Olavs hospital

St. Olavs hospital

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