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Board of Directors

  • Pål Egil Rønn

    Pål Egil Rønn

    Chairman of the Board (b. 1968)

    CEO of AF Gruppen from 2007 to 2015. Has held various managerial posts at AF. Degree in Civil engineering from Norwegian Istitute of Technology. PhD from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. Completed the Advanced Management Programme at INSEAD.

  • Arne Baumann

    Arne Baumann

    Board Member (b.1962)

    Executive Vice President for residential development with OBOS. Baumann has extensive experience from both residential and commercial property. He has worked for OBOS since 2002 and headed the residential division from 2005 to 2011 before being appointed EVP of commercial property and managing director of OBOS Forretningsbygg AS in 2012. Graduate economist from the Norwegian Business School and holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Hege Bømark

    Hege Bømark

    Board Member (b. 1963)

    Has worked as a financial analyst for Fearnley Finans AS and Orkla Finans AS. She has previously served on the boards of Norwegian Property ASA and Fornebu Utvikling ASA and BWG Homes ASA. She is now on the boards of Europris ASA and OBOS banken AS. Education: She has an advanced economics degree (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)

  • Kristian Holth

    Kristian Holth

    Board Member (b. 1984)

    CFO of KB Gruppen Kongsvinger AS Former CFO and controller with Contiga AS. Experience from McKinsey & Company. Board memberships include Gunnar Holth Grusforretning AS and BRG Entrepenør AS. Education: Chartered engineer in Industrial Economics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

  • Saloume Djoudat

    Saloume Djoudat

    Board Member (b. 1977)

    Djoudat has been a partner in Bull & Co Advokatfirma AS since 2013, coming from a previous position as a General Counsel in Uno-X Energi AS. Saloume Djoudat is Head of Corporate at Bull & Co. She specializes in corporate law including M&A and contract negotiations. Saloume is also a member of Board of Directors at Atea ASA. Djoudat is a graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Oslo.

  • Hilde Kristin Herud

    Hilde Kristin Herud

    Board Member

    Has experience as commercial director and CEO of Norgips. Herud has extensive experience as a line and senior manager in an industry related to AF Gruppen’s business. She has previously held leading positions in advertising and the publishing industry, as well as from a NHO. Herud holds a Master’s degree. She is presently completing the “Executive Board Program” at INSEAD.

  • Arne Sveen

    Arne Sveen

    Board Member (b. 1970)

    Employee representative. Head employee representative and head safety delegate in AF. He has worked in AF since 1999, and has held the roles of head employee representative and head safety delegate for the past two years, with responsibility for the Collective Agreement for the Building Industry. Previously worked as a crane operator.

  • Espen Jahr

    Espen Jahr

    Board Member (b. 1972)

    Employee representative. Head of HSE with AF Decom. Jahr played a part in establishing and has headed AF Gruppen’s internal occupational health service for 14 years. Jahr has experience as HSE manager on projects. He has former experience as an occupational nurse at the Institute for Occupational Health Services/Occupational Health Norway. He holds a Master’s degree in Health/Management.

  • Hilde Wikesland Flaen

    Hilde Wikesland Flaen

    Board Member (b.1983)

    Employee representative. Has been with AF Gruppen since 2008 and has held various roles within the company, including project engineer, operations manager, construction manager and contract manager. Education: Chartered engineer in Building technology and architecture from UMB.