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Ole Torbjørn Moy

Managing Partner & Founder


Ole Torbjørn Moy has an officer education from the Norwegian Army and holds a M.Sc. in Politics and Organization Theory from the University of Bergen. He has completed his education through various courses within Business Administration and Labor Law from the Norwegian School of Economics.

Before entering the consulting business in 1995, Ole Torbjørn Moy had leading positions in the public sector, i.e. Head of Division at the Ministry of Justice and Police and Chief Executive Officer at a local government.

From assignments in Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa, Europe, U.S.A., South America and  Canada, Ole Torbjørn has a world wide experience in the fields of Executive Search and Leadership Assessments.


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Niels Røine



 Niels has executive experience from media, technology and communication companies in almost 20 countries and in functions related to digital transformation.

Among the companies he has held management positions in, we find Cisco systems IOE, Schibsted, VG, Aller, the Norwegian Sports Confederation and the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee as well as CEO of Norwegian Premier League and COO of Schibsted's 20 Minutes Holding.


In CISCO IOE Sports & Entertainment, he was responsible for the Middle East and Russia, among other places. In addition, he also has experience of working with and towards private equity companies, such as Apax Partners.


Niels' mindset is that good leadership and good results in the short and long term presupposes a landscape where there is a strong focus on the owners’ and customers' expectations.


His background is political science studies at the University of Oslo and 15 years of experience as a journalist and editor. Later he gained extensive knowledge within digital transformation, change management, and the composition of performance-focused teams.

Tove Presterud



Tove Presterud has extensive senior management experience as Chief Financial Officer from listed companies and start-ups in the telecom, energy, and property sectors with strong focus on international and multi cultural work environments, including Europe, Americas, Africa and Russia.

Ms. Presterud holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and Economics degree from University of Karlstad, Sweden and the US in addition to executive training at Insead and London School of Economics.


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Magne Vårvik



Magne has wide executive international experience from building up and leading companies with up to 500 employees, ranging from oil & gas, construction to recruitment, assessment, training and manning. He has worked for SINTEF with leadership development and training for companies like Statoil, Hydro, ConocoPhillips and DnB. Magne has also founded and successfully run start-ups within agriculture and education.

Magne is a former athlete with national and international achievements who is passionate about identifying and triggering the drivers for high motivation and excellent performance.

Vårvik holds a Masters of Science in Psychology from Norwegian University of Science and Technology, where he also studied economics and business administration. He has served at the Norwegian Embassy in Vienna and graduated from the Norwegian Defence Language Institute.

Tara Swart

UK Partner & Executive Coach


Tara is the only leadership coach with a PhD in neuroscience and a successful career as medical doctor behind her. This unique combination of experience comes together to create an uncompromising and holistic impact on performance optimisation in businesses in the UK, USA, SE Asia and South Africa. Tara is passionate about disseminating simple, pragmatic neuroscience-based messages that change the way people work and sustainably translate to tangible financial improvement in the business.

Tara is at the forefront of the application of neuroscience to business. She is a published author of a book and over 20 articles in journals of neuroscience and coaching. She speaks globally on the brain in business at international conferences, blue chip corporations and at top business schools including Oxford, Stanford and MIT (where she has been appointed to the Faculty and designs and runs the Neuroscience for Leadership programme).

She is regularly quoted in the Press, author of the award winning management book ‘Neuroscience for Leadership’, and her new book ’The Source’ will be published in 24 languages.


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Karianne Klaveness Holmen

Associated partner


Karianne Klaveness Holmen holds a Masters degree in NLP, a bachelor degree in International Relation from University of Pennsylvania and a degree in Agriculture. She has completed various courses in Family Business and Family Office themes from IMD.

She has experience from shipping, real estate, finance and family business through various Board positions.

Karianne has performed on national and international level in two different sports. She has also successfully breaded show-jumping horses on Grand Prix level.

Karianne has additional experience from agriculture and forestry.