Core Team

Maren Hjorth Bauer

Founder and Managing Partner

Maren Hjorth Bauer

Focus on value creation, investments and strategy. She co- founded and led Katapult Ocean to become a leading force in building the blue economy globally. While building Katapult Ocean, she closed a fund with leading family offices and institutional investors from 6 countries, built a pipeline of over 1300 impact ocean startups. She has led investments into 22 ocean ventures from 14 countries, and worked hands-on with commercialization and value creation with the management teams. International management positions with: Wallenius Wilhelmsen, Orkla and McKinsey & Co

Sverre Martinsen

Founder and General Partner - Joins Jan 2021

Sverre Martinsen

Previously Managing Director & Partner at Boston Consulting Group. Venture investment experience. Strong track record from value creation.

Atle Eide

Principal and working Board Member

Atle Eide

Atle has worked in the ocean industry since the late 1980 and have actively, from senior top management and organisational positions influenced the growth and development of the global aquaculture industry and has from the very beginning been a strong advocate for the unlimited growth potential, given the development of sustainable strategies. Atle also brings 18 years or experience from HitecVision, the largest PE fund in Norway.

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Tor Jakob Ramsøy

Principal

Tor Jakob Ramsøy

Former Director at McKinsey with a focus on technology strategy. Founder and former CEO of Arundo Analytics. Partner at Accenture.

Principal

To be announced

Business leader with an international background and significant experience within the areas of Strategy/Business Development

Advisors

Kristian Teleki

Advisor

Kristian Teleki

Ocean policy and science, environment, sustainability and development. Director, Sustainable Ocean Initiative at World Resources Institute. Director Friends of Ocean Action.

Kristin H. Holth

Advisor

Kristin H. Holth

Former Executive Vice President and Global Head of Ocean Industries of DNB, Norway’s largest bank and a global leading financial institution within the ocean industries. Kristin has significant capital market and funding experience and has held numerous management positions within DNB over the years, including Global Head of Shipping, Offshore & Logistics and General Manager & Head of DNB Americas. Kristin serves on several boards including as Non-Executive Director of Maersk Drilling, GasLog, Moelven and HitecVision.

Daniel Skavén Ruben

Advisor

Daniel Skavén Ruben

Specialist in FoodTech and AgTech. Rockefeller Foundation.

Kristin Rechberger

Advisor

Kristin Rechberger

Investments to restore nature. CEO Dynamic Planet, previously SVP National Geographics.

Beatriz Malo de Molina

Advisor

Beatriz Malo de Molina

Investment professional with strong track record from Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, Kistefor and Orkla ASA.

Our Ecosystem

Seaweed for Europe
Rise Up for the Ocean
High Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy
Sea-Ahead
Katapult Ocean
Creative Destruction Lab

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