Executive management and board of directors

Flytoget’s Board of Directors have eight members, three of whom have been elected by Flytoget’s staff. The shareholder representatives on the Board are elected by the company's Annual General Meeting for a two-year term. Staff representatives also serve for two years at the time.

 

Board of directors

 

Rolf Gunnar Roverud - Chairman of the Board
Born: 1958
Position: Board Member and Consultant
Chairman of the Board since: 2017

Rolf holds a degree in economics as well as an MA in Strategy and Management. He has previously been CEO of Scana Industries and has held senior executive positions with NSB as well as Saga Petroleum.

 

Marianne Ødegård Ribe
Born: 1968
Position: CEO Norgesgruppen Servicehandel
Boardmember since: 2017

Marianne has a degree in economics from BI and is working as CEO in NorgesGruppen Servicehandel AS. She has been in managing positions both national- and internationally within sales, marketing and businessdevelopment in comapnies as BMW, Jordan and LEGO. Marianne had position as marketing director in NSB Persontog from 2002- 2006. She is a boardmember for Dolly Dimples, Viking Footwear and Malorama AS.

 

Gyrid Skalleberg Ingerø
Born: 1967
Position: Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President of Kongsberg Gruppen
Boardmember since: 2017

Gyrid is a certified public accountant from fra NHH and had managing positions in Telenor Norge, Expert, Komplett ASA, Reiten & Co ASA, in addition to several years experience in KPMG and Nordea. She is well-experienced as a bordmember since 2000 and today she is a member for Storebrand ASA, Sporveien AS, Itera ASA and Opplysningen 1881 AS.

 

Trygve Gjertsen
Born: 1953
Position: direktør i Braathens Aviation
Boardmember since: 2005

Trygve has a degree within economics from NHH and had position as partner in Ernst & Young. He has been CEO for Braathens, in addition to strategic officer in the corporate management in Posten. Trygve has boardmembership in Widerøe.

 

Aslak Sverdrup
Born: 1973
Position: Airport manager Bergen Lufthavn Flesland
Boardmember since: 2017

Aslak has leadership-education from the Norwegian army (Sjøkrigsskolen) and specialist-education from the Norwegian special-command. He has a higher degree within risk management from Buckinghamshire New University and are now in the midle of completing a Master of Technology Management from NHH and NTNU. Aslak has experience as COO from the specialforce, has been a founder and has worked four years internationallly within oil and gas. The last five years he has worked in Avinor as an airportmanager in Bergen and is a member of Avinors corporate management. Aslak has boardmemberships for Bergen Næringsråd and Bergen Reiselivslag.

 

Jon E. Johansen
Born: 1959
Position: Train Driver, Flytoget AS
Board member since: 2016

Jon is trained as a machine fitter for the engineering industry at "Fredrikstad mekaniske verksted". In 1982 he started working as a train driver for NSB, where he also worked as an instructor. Jon has been driving the Airport Express Train for Flytoget since 2001, and has also here worked as an instructor and examiner for new drivers. Jon has been a shop steward at Flytoget since 2008.

 

Per Stene
Born: 1972
Position: Train Steward, Flytoget AS
Board member since: 2014

Per has worked as a painter and decorator, a postman and as a valet for a rental company. He started working for Flytoget as a Train Steward in 2011 and has been the main local union representative for the Norwegian Railway Workers Union since 2014.

 

Camilla Skibsrund Ljøgodt Eide
Born: 1976

Position: Team Leader Planning, Flytoget AS
Board member since: 2018

Camilla has long experience From Flytoget Airport Express, and has worked in the company since 1998. She has worked as a Customer Advisor, Airport Express Host, Gudie for Airport Express Hosts and as a reliever for operational leadership. In addition, she is the system administrator for Hastus.
 

 

Executive management

 

Philipp Engedal - Managing Director
Philipp Engedal has an MBA from Mannheim University and draws on many years' experience from senior management positions within a variety of sectors, including retail, logistics, freight, building supplies and transport. Engedal took up position as Flytoget's Managing Director in January 2017. He joined us from Nobina Norge, where he had also been Managing Director.

 

Eva Sørby Bråten – Director of Finance
Eva Sørby Bråten has a degree in economics as well as a Master of Management degree from the BI Norwegian Business School. Eva first joined Flytoget as Chief Accountant in 2007, after which she worked as Financial Controller for a period before taking up her current position as Director of Finance in 2014. She has previously held a number of different positions within the field of finance, and worked as a consultant specialising in the implementation of ERP systems.

 

Vigdis Torblaa, Director Planning and personnel
Vigdis Torblaa has a degree in economics from BI and has long experience as a leader with focus on logistics and restructuring from several businesses such as VG, IKEA and Dagbladet. She joined the position as Planning- and personell director in Flytoget in August 2018. She came from the position as manager of planning in Nobina Norge.

 

Thomas Berntsen - Operations Director
Thomas Berntsen trained as an aviation engineer before he graduated from the BI Norwegian Business School with a degree in in business administration. He later supplemented this with courses in railway engineering and transport. Thomas has many years' experience of the transport sector. He worked for SAS for 17 years, focusing on aircraft maintenance to start with before progressing to the position of Production Manager for Oslo Airport Gardermoen. Thomas joined Flytoget as Maintenance Manager but later took up position as Head of Engineering, and then Technical Director.

 

Toril Dyrkorn – Head of IT
Toril Dyrkorn is an IT engineer with a BA in Computer Science from the University of Bristol, UK. She also trained as an EDP engineer at Bergen University College. Toril has extensive experience of development work, system administration, project management, portfolio control and IT management from her many years at Telenor. She was head of Telenor's IT project manager pool before she accepted the position as Head of IT for Flytoget in January 2007.

Ida Marie Fottland - Head of Communications 
Ida has a BA with Honors in History and Political Science from Trinity College, University of Dublin and a MA in Peace and Conflict Studies from the University of Oslo. Ida previously worked as an advisor in Geelmuyden Kiese Norway and has been head of Communication in Flytoget since 2015.   

Åge Pedersen – Head of Administration
Åge Pedersen is an Electronics Engineer from the the Norwegian Institute of Technology. He joined Flytoget in 2007 and has since held a number of positions with the company. Åge has previously held management positions in the electronics industry, including medical electronics.