Team Members

The REEtec team is dedicated to establish and operate an industrial Rare Earth separation plant at Herøya, Norway.

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Sigve Sporstøl has a long track record as Business and R&D Manager in the international chemicals industry. He has been CEO of REEtec since 2011.

Sigve Sporstøl

Sigve Sporstøl

MSc - CEO
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Toril Roberg is responsible for production and has her background from the process and chemicals industry as production manager of Norgips and Process and Landfill manager for NOAH’s treatment plant

Toril Roberg

Toril Roberg

MSc - Production Director
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Jane Paju is responsible for technology and product development projects, scale-up and customer qualification processes. She has more than 10 years’ experience as Technology and R&D Manager in the REE industry and has run a number of technology research, development, and scale up projects in NPM Silmet.

Jane Paju

Jane Paju

MSc - CTO
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David is responsible for the commercial activities related to  raw materials and  finished products. He has extensive experience from the REE industry and served on the management board of the Estonian rare earth processing factory, Silmet (NPM Silmet), for more than a decade.

David O’Brock

David O’Brock

Commercial Director
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Anders Mathiesen is CFOof REEtec as well as Scatec Inovation. He is a certified professional accountant (CPA) and holds a MSc in Accounting and Auditing from  the Norwegian Business School.

Anders Mathiesen

Anders Mathiesen

MSc - CFO
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Geir Moe has more than 30-year experience from project development, project execution and management positions from the process industry. He is responsible for the planning and building of the first REEtec industrial plant.

Geir Moe

Geir Moe

Project Manager
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Dr. Georg Voss holds a diploma in chemistry from the RWTH Aachen University in Germany and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the NTNU University in Trondheim, Norway and is experienced in improving chemical processes.

Georg Voss

Georg Voss

PhD - Process Development Scientist
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Mette Støtvig has 30 years experience from various technical positions in the chemicals industry. She has been with REEtec since 2014.

Mette Støtvig

Mette Støtvig

MSc - Assistant Production Manager and HSE & Quality Manager
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Ludmila Vesjolaja holds a PhD and a Master in Process Technologies from the University of South-Eastern Norway. She also holds a Master in Chemistry from the University of Latvia. Ludmila joined REEtec in 2021.

Ludmila Vesjolaja

Ludmila Vesjolaja

PhD - Process Development Scientist
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Roy Wang has 30 years of experience from processing and production industry, maily as Shift Leader. In REEtec he works with process optimization.

Roy T. Wang

Roy T. Wang

Process Engineer
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Terje Arnesen has extensive experience from the processing and production industry, mainily as  shift leader.  In REEtec he works with process optimization.

Terje Arnesen

Terje Arnesen

Process Engineer
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Board of Directors

John Andersen, Jr.

John Andersen, Jr.

Chairman of the Board

CEO, Scatec Innovation AS

Jørn Aage Johansen

Jørn Aage Johansen

Board Member

CEO, NSV Invest and Roht Invest

Carl Diderik Cappelen

Carl Diderik Cappelen

Board Member

CEO, Ulefos Jernværk AS

Bård Bergfald

Bård Bergfald

Board Member

Principal partner, Bergfald Environment Advisor

Ole Grimsrud

Ole Grimsrud

Board Member

Vice President R&D, Scatec Innovation AS