Board of directors and auditors

The Board of Directors of Shepherd Energy AB

The Company’s Board of Directors works with strategic issues such as  determine risk limits, risk control, as well as management of the Company. The board of directors consists of Finn-Olav Berglie (Chairman), Christian S Jansen, Jukka Virtala and Arne Österlind.

Finn-Olav Berglie
Chairman, Shepherd Energy AB
Finn Olav Berglie, has extensive experience in sales and marketing from large and medium sized companies in Norway. Since 2005 he has been the CEO of his own investment company, Cayenne Invest AS. Berglie also has extensive experience as Chairman of a number of power companies; Navitas Nordic Trading AS, Navitas Capital Management AS and Censu Trading AS in the period 2002 - 2012. In addition to his duties as Chairman of Shepherd Energy AB and Shepherd Holding AB Finn-Olav is the Chairman of several smaller Norwegian companies. Finn-Olav has a degree in marketing.

Chrisian S Jansen
CEO and Board member, Shepherd Energy AB
Christian S. Jansen started his working carrier in the Norwegian petroleum industry as a mechanical engineer from 1990 to 1993 before moving to the US for an MBA. Mr. Jansen has been active managing hedge funds and investing in hedge funds since 1995. Mr. Jansen moved to Switzerland at the end of 1998 as a Partner with Plenum Investments Ltd. As CEO for Plenum Investments Ltd. Mr. Jansen built a platform offering FOF of mutual funds, hedge funds and structured products. In 2005 Mr. Jansen structured a team of Nordic electricity traders and founded the Plenum Power Fund and later in 2007 the Plenum Power Surge, both single manager energy funds focusing on Nordic electricity trading. Mr. Jansen sold his shares in Plenum Investments in 2007 and subsequently moved to Oslo and formed CSJ International AS. CSJ international AS is managing part of Mr. Jansen’s private assets. Mr. Jansen is active on several boards including Odin Forvaltning, one of Norway’s largest mutual fund groups and Odelskraft, one of the main players in building small scale hydro plants.

Jukka Virtala
Board member, Shepherd Energy AB
Jukka Virtala has been trading electricity for over 25 years and are one of the most experienced traders in the industry. First hand knowledge of production strategies among hydro and thermal production companies. Long experience from the Swedish grid with specialist knowledge regarding import and export patterns within the Nordic countries as well and in and out of continental Europe. In 2009 Jukka moved from Sweden to Switzerland and joined Plenum power Surge fund as a Fund Manager.  In 2011 Coeli in Sweden took over the ownership of the fund and Jukka moved back to Sweden and continued to work with the fund but now with the change to Coeli Power. Before entering into hedge fund space Jukka was the Chief trader at Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest energy companies. There jukka was operational responsible for the desk but also the originations power and operational trading strategies. Controls and steers overall commissions and trading.

Arne Österlind
Board member, Shepherd Energy AB
Arne has been working as a portfolio manager in the energy sector since 1995, when he started as an analysts and power trader at Fortum. Arne was one of the founders of Alfa Kraft AB, where Arne during the period 1998-2002 built up the business as head of the company"s power trading. Together with three colleagues Arne founded Shepherd Energy AB in 2002 and today he is the responsible manager of Shepherd Energy Portfolio. Arne is also chief analyst for the company"s research department. Arne has a Master degree in electro engineering from The Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm.

Lina Petrell
COO, Shepherd Energy AB
Lina Petrell is the COO of Shepherd Energy AB and Shepherd Holding AB. Lina is also Risk Manager at Shepherd Energy, with responsibility for daily risk control of Shepherds portfolios. Lina has extensive experience in the energy industry and has worked with energy trading and risk management with different types of players in the market. Her previous assignments have included the trading of physical power, trading in financial power derivatives, portfolio management, risk management, production planning, sales forecasting and quality development. She has also worked with sales, training, testing, implementation and project management for ETRM systems (Energy Trading Risk Management). Lina has university education in both Industrial Economics and Engineering and in Project Management and Organizational Development.

Bo Johansson
Auditor, Shepherd Energy AB
BDO is the elected audit firm for Shepherd Holding AB and Shepherd Energy AB. Bo Johansson is the responsible auditor at BDO. Bo is Certified Public Accountant and licensed public accountant for financial companies.

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