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
Founder and General Partner - Joins Jan 2021
Previously Managing Director & Partner at Boston Consulting Group. Venture investment experience. Strong track record from value creation.
Principal and working Board Member
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.
Chairwoman of the Board and Principal
Kathryn M. Baker
Kathryn has 20 years of experience in Nordic private equity and venture capital and has held board positions or chairmanships in the Norwegian and Swedish Private Equity and Venture Capital Associations as well as Invest Europe.
Tor Jakob Ramsøy
Former Director at McKinsey with a focus on technology strategy. Founder and former CEO of Arundo Analytics. Partner at Accenture.
Rami Haug Khoury
Rami is passionate about building and scaling companies and has over 12 years of hands on ocean industry experience primarily from top-level executive positions at Norway Seafoods and Aker Seafoods. As founder and CEO of K4 Group, a family office, he has since 2016 been an active investor and board member while developing the venture-related side of the portfolio
To be announced
Business leader with an international background and significant experience within the areas of Strategy/Business Development
Ocean policy and science, environment, sustainability and development. Director, Sustainable Ocean Initiative at World Resources Institute. Director Friends of Ocean Action.
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
Specialist in FoodTech and AgTech. Rockefeller Foundation.
Investments to restore nature. CEO Dynamic Planet, previously SVP National Geographics.
Beatriz Malo de Molina
Investment professional with strong track record from Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, Kistefor and Orkla ASA.