Aegir Insights Receives Strategic Investment

Aegir InsightsThe Danish technology startup, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, has received a strategic investment along with two other investors from Jon Erik Reinhardsen, an internationally recognized leader in the energy sector.

The deal’s amount was not disclosed.

The investment and board support will accelerate the company’s growth as a premium intelligence and software provider to project developers, governments and sector investors.

Led by Scott Urquhart, CEO, and Rikke Nørgaard, CCO, Aegir Insights provides premium commercial analytics and models to help inform investment strategy and capital allocation for leading players in the offshore wind and power-to-x (PtX) sectors. Aegir Insights’ differentiated strategy includes its technology-led approach in cooperation with clients and academia, and its senior team having deep industry experience from leading developers including Orsted, Vattenfall and Vestas. Aegir Insights is also a trusted advisor to the government in developing offshore wind and PtX markets.

Jon Erik Reinhardsen (Norwegian business executive) currently holds positions such as Chairman of Equinor ASA’s Board, Telenor ASA Board member and other top-ranking roles. From 2008 to 2017, Reinhardsen served as the Chief Executive Officer at Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS), providing data and geophysical services. In the period 2005 – 2008 Reinhardsen was President Growth, Primary Products in the international aluminium company Alcoa Inc. with headquarters in the US, and he was in this period based in New York.

From 1983 to 2005, Reinhardsen held various positions in the Aker Kværner group, including Group Executive Vice President of Aker Kværner ASA, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Executive Vice President of Aker Kværner Oil & Gas AS in Houston and Executive Vice President in Aker Maritime ASA.



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