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Samir Abboud
  • Samir Abboud
  • Chief Executive Officer

Samir Abboud is a lawyer by background and has more than 20 years of experience from Maersk Oil and Maersk Drilling in various legal, commercial, and managerial positions. Samir joined Innargi as CEO in 2018.

Asbjørn Haugstrup
  • Asbjørn Haugstrup
  • Chief External Relations Officer

Asbjørn Haugstrup has more than 20 years of experience working with public affairs and communication. Before joining Innargi, Asbjørn was CEO of Radius CPH for six years. He has also been the Special Political Advisor to the Danish Foreign Minister, to the Danish Minister of Economic Affairs and the Interior, and to the Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities. Asbjørn holds a degree in Law from the University of Copenhagen.

Lars Heineke
  • Lars Heineke
  • Chief Project Officer

Lars Heineke has 25 years of experience in senior finance, commercial, procurement and project positions. He has worked internationally within manufacturing, energy, and service industries. Lars holds a master’s degree in finance and auditing from Copenhagen Business School.

Lars Petersen
  • Lars Petersen
  • Chief Operating Officer

Lars Petersen is a reservoir engineer with more than 20 years of experience in corporate exploration and field development functions within the energy industry. Lars joined the Innargi team in 2019 and is driving the screening of geothermal opportunities with a focus on integrating the subsurface and commercial aspects. With a MSc in Chemical Engineering from DTU (Technical University of Denmark), Lars is an expert in production optimization, subsurface engineering, and exploration well design and evaluation.

Alexander Richter
  • Alexander Richter
  • Head of Business Development
  • Germany

Alexander Richter has extensive experience within geothermal and renewable energy. Throughout most of his career, Alexander has been focused on geothermal energy, first in banking, then media, consultancy, marketing, and business development in a wide range of international players in the geothermal energy space. In addition to this, he is also founder and editor of ThinkGeoEnergy.com, the leading platform for geothermal energy news. Alexander holds a law degree from the University of Konstanz in Germany and a Master of Electronic Commerce from Dalhousie University in Canada. Alexander is the former president and board member of the International Geothermal Association, and a Director-at-Large on the Board of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association.

Michael Harboe-Jørgensen
  • Michael Harboe-Jørgensen
  • Chief Financial Officer

Michael brings 15 years of experience within the A.P. Moller Group working in various leadership positions within corporate strategy, M&A, and investor relations. Before that he worked as research analyst at Danske Bank in Copenhagen. His most recent role prior to joining Innargi was Vice President, Investor Relations, and Financial Planning & Analysis at Maersk Drilling. Michael holds a master’s degree in Economics from University of Copenhagen and a master’s degree in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from London School of Economics.

Philip Michael Gosney
  • Philip Michael Gosney
  • Chief Commercial Officer

Philip has 15 years of experience within the A.P Moller Group working in senior commercial and legal positions in the energy industry. He has worked on complex drilling and floating production projects across the globe and M&A projects. Before, he worked in a private practice as a litigator for Linklaters in London. His most recent role prior to joining Innargi was Vice President, Commercial at Maersk Drilling where he established dedicated contract negotiation, tendering, marketing, and product management functions. Philip holds a master’s degree in law from Oxford University.

Anja Nielsen
  • Anja Nielsen
  • Head of CEO Office

Anja Nielsen is a Senior Executive Advisor skilled in ensuring consultation to and sparring with top management and in assisting the organisation executing its activities. She has gained her comprehensive experience through various corporate roles in A.P. Moller – Maersk head office as well as the Danish authorities and Copenhagen University. Anja has a strong educational background with three master’s degrees in International Politics from University of London, and Political Science and East Asian Area Studies from Aarhus University. She is currently a member of the University team of censors in International Politics, previously part-time associate professor in same.

Clara Møhl Schack
  • Clara Møhl Schack
  • Head of HR

Clara has worked within the A.P. Moller Group since 2010 where she has held several strategic HR positions in energy, transport, and logistics in Copenhagen and London. She has experience with translating business goals into people strategies with focus on enabling talent at corporate as well as frontline level. Prior to joining Innargi Clara worked in Maersk Drilling as a Senior HR business partner for technical as well as support functions, enabling large scale transformations and change. Clara holds a master’s degree in psychology from Copenhagen University and is an external speaker on Human Resource Management at Said Business School, Oxford university.

Anne Angaard Nord
  • Anne Angaard Nord
  • General Counsel
  • Denmark - Germany - Hungary - Poland

Anne Angaard Nord holds a master’s degree in law from Copenhagen University, Denmark. Before joining Innargi, she worked in private law firms for 15 years as a trusted advisor to national and international clients. During her career, Anne has specialized in a range of legal areas including upstream energy, commercial law, M&A, corporate law, and capital markets.

Denis Gelman-Riis
  • Denis Gelman-Riis
  • Head of Procurement

Denis Gelman-Riis has more than 15 years of experience working with large global organizations in various corporate roles. Denis has lived and worked in Copenhagen, Aberdeen, and Houston in the Energy Sector and Pharma Industry. Prior to joining Innargi, Denis was a Director of Cost Optimisation in the IPO Preparedness Office with LEO Pharma where he led work on optimizing the global cost footprint. Denis holds a master’s degree in Business Studies and Communications from Roskilde University.

Erik Roesen Larsen
  • Erik Roesen Larsen
  • Head of HSSE

Erik graduated from the Royal Danish Military Academy in 1998 and served in the Danish Army until 2007 when he joined Maersk Line as a Learning Leader. From here, he moved on to work in HR at A. P. Moller – Maersk where he worked with leadership development and learning governance. In 2010 Erik was appointed as Head of Learning and Training in Maersk Drilling where he held various HR positions. In the spring of 2018, he was promoted to Head of HSSEQ in Maersk Drilling with the task to develop and implement a new approach to safety which were rolled out during 2018 and 2019.

Martin Kaster
  • Martin Kaster
  • Head of Geothermal Solutions

Martin Kaster is an engineer with 24 years of experience in well servicing, completions, intervention technology, and concept development. For the past 7 years, Martin has been the lead facilities engineer on the Innargi team that has matured a large-scale geothermal heating project in Aarhus. In connection with this, Martin has developed the modularized facility concept for the geothermal facilities planned to be implemented in Aarhus.

Mathias Schou Gammelgaard
  • Mathias Schou Gammelgaard
  • Director of Commercial Development

Mathias Schou Gammelgaard has more than 20 years of experience working with strategy, negotiation, interest management and business and project development in the energy and utilities sector. Before joining Innargi, Mathias was Portfolio Manager of Kredsløb and has worked with the strategic development of the next generation of green district heating for several years. Mathias also acted as Kredsløb’s Chief Negotiator and Project Director when Kredsløb and Innargi developed and entered into Denmark’s first agreement on large scale geothermal district heating. Mathias is a certified project manager and holds a degree in Technology and Planning from the University of Roskilde.

Stephan Ghisler-Solvang
  • Stephan Ghisler-Solvang
  • Director of Communication and Public Affairs
  • Germany

Stephan Ghisler-Solvang has worked for more than 20 years in communications and journalism. In the last 7 years before joining Innargi, he worked as head of press and external relations in ATP – Denmark’s statutory pension fund and one of Europe’s largest institutional investors. Prior to that, Stephan was Chief Press Officer in Nordea in Denmark. He has held various positions in TV 2 Denmark, working both as a business editor and reporter. Stephan holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Southern Denmark as well as a bachelor’s degree in German Language and Geography (Deutsche Sprachraum Studien) from Roskilde University.

Søren Berg Lorenzen
  • Søren Berg Lorenzen
  • Director of Sales
  • Denmark - Germany

Søren Berg Lorenzen has more than 20 years of experience with district heating, both as a consultant, as a manager within a leading Danish district heating company, and as head of department within the Danish District Heating Association. In addition, Søren has more than 10 years of experience with geothermal energy, including 5 years as Managing Director of an in-house consultancy owned by and providing services to a number of Danish district heating companies. Furthermore, Søren was appointed chairman of the National Expert’s Committee on geothermal energy for a period of 3 years. Søren holds a master’s degree (M.Sc.) in engineering from the Danish Technical University.

Jesper Royberg
  • Jesper Royberg
  • Senior Commercial Development Manager

Jesper has extensive experience working with strategy, analysis, stakeholders, and project management, and worked as a management consultant for utility companies, public authorities, and private companies prior to joining Innargi in 2022. Moreover, he has worked as a teaching assistant at Aarhus University, where we taught Public Policy for bachelor students for 3 years. At Innargi, Jesper works on strategy, negotiations, market dialogue, and commercial opportunities in Denmark.
Jesper holds a master’s degree (M.Sc.) in Political Science from Aarhus University.

Claus V. Hemmingsen
  • Claus V. Hemmingsen
  • Chairperson

Claus V. Hemmingsen is an experienced CEO and Chairman with extensive executive and board experience from energy and energy services. In addition, he is a former CEO of Maersk Energy and Maersk Drilling. Claus is also Chairman of DFDS, Rambøll, Maersk Drilling, and HusCompaniet and a Board member of amongst other Mærsk Mc-Kinney Møller Center for Zero Carbon Shipping and Global Maritime Forum Foundation.

Anders Eldrup
  • Anders Eldrup
  • Board Member

Anders Eldrup is an experienced CEO who led the transition of DONG Energy from oil & gas into renewable energy. He previously worked as the former Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Finance. He is also Chairman of the Commission for Green Transition, Denmark’s Green Investment Fund, and LORC. Additionally, Anders is Vice Chairman of the Thinktank CONCITO and board member of Nordlys Energi. Moreover, he is a Senior advisor to, amongst others, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners.

Edda Sif Pind Aradóttir
  • Edda Sif Pind Aradóttir
  • Board Member

Dr. Edda Sif Pind Aradóttir is the CEO of Carbfix, a leading carbon capture and storage technology company. She is former Head of Innovation and Strategic Planning at Reykjavik Energy with a MSc in Theoretical Chemistry and a PhD in Reservoir Engineering. Edda is also Chairman of Iceland New Energy and a Board member of GEORG (Geothermal Research Cluster) and Ljósleiðarinn.

Pernille Erenbjerg
  • Pernille Erenbjerg
  • Board Member

Pernille Erenbjerg is an experienced CEO and CFO with extensive executive and board experience from blue-chip companies in Denmark which includes being the former CEO and CFO of TDC Group. She is Deputy Chair of Genmab and Chairman of the Board for Nordic Entertainment Group. Additionally, Pernille is a Board member at RTL Group, a former board member and member of the Audit Committee at Nordea, and Deputy Chair for the Board of Directors of DFDS.

Natalia Krygier
  • Natalia Krygier
  • Senior Business Development Manager
  • Hungary - Poland

Natalia has joined Innargi at the start of 2023 from Maersk Drilling where she has been in both the Commercial and Operations departments. Originally from Poland, she has spent three years starting up and running offshore drilling operations for customers in Myanmar, Azerbaijan, Suriname, and Australia. She holds a BSc in Oil & Gas Engineering from AGH University in Cracow and an MSc in Petroleum Engineering from the Danish Technical University.

Mikolaj Gajsler
  • Mikolaj Gajsler
  • Senior Business Development Manager
  • Poland

Mikołaj Gajsler has more than 15 years of experience working with business development, strategy, and project management in the heating and utilities sector in Poland. Before joining Innargi, Mikołaj was Development Manager and Board Member of several of Veolia Group’s companies and has worked with strategic development of energy transition both in the municipal as well as industrial sector. In addition to this, Mikołaj has more than 5 years of experience with Facility Management with a focus on energy efficiency projects. Mikołaj holds a master’s degree (M.Sc.) in environmental engineering and postgraduate studies in passive and low-energy houses from the Poznan University of Technology.

Louise Blaabjerg Christoffersen
  • Louise Blaabjerg Christoffersen
  • Communications Lead

Louise is an experienced communications manager specializing in strategic comms planning, campaigns and stakeholder outreach. She is responsible for the strategic communications planning around Innargi’s projects as well as development and execution of activities and campaigns to inform and engage local communities around geothermal energy. Before joining Innargi, Louise worked in consulting for over 7 years, most recently as Director of the Public Sector and Campaigns at the communications consultancy Radius. Louise holds a Master’s degree in Political Communication and Management and is an external lecturer in the Department of Business Humanities and Law at Copenhagen Business School.

Louise is currently on maternity leave. For any Aarhus inquiries, please contact Sofie Biering Krogh.

Torben Krarup
  • Torben Krarup
  • Chief Project Maturation Officer / Interim Chief Technical Officer
  • Denmark - Germany

Torben Krarup has more than 20 years of international subsurface and project development experience from the former Maersk Oil, where he worked until 2018. His latest roles in Maersk Oil were Vice President in Corporate Production Technology and Project Director. Before joining Innargi in 2023, he was from 2018 to 2020 heading the offshore department within the Danish Work Environment Authority, responsible for regulations, approvals, and offshore inspection programs, and from 2020 to 2023 leading Project and Programme managers in development, maturation, and execution of wind turbines and foundations for Ørsted’s global portfolio of offshore wind farms.

Now, he is using his experience to push Innargi’s projects to their full maturation stage, whilst overseeing the technical progress of the projects.

Steen Gudmann
  • Steen Gudmann
  • Head of Drilling

Steen Gudmann has more than 25 years of experience in drilling and project development, primarily from the former Maersk Oil. He has had several supervisor and managerial roles in Denmark, Norway, Azerbaijan, and Qatar. Steen has a successful track record of best-in-class drilling campaigns and in driving a strong performance culture. In recent years he has been managing several development projects in the North Sea from early phases to FEED.

Sofie Biering Krogh
  • Sofie Biering Krogh
  • Communication Specialist

Sofie has extensive strategy working with strategic campaigning, stakeholder engagement, PR, and branding. She is responsible for local outreach and communications on Innargi’s projects and planning activities to strengthen Innargis brand and the storytelling on geothermal energy in general.

Prior to this, Sofie worked in consulting for 3 years, most recently as a Communication Advisor with a focus on project management and creative campaigning. She holds a Master’s degree in Political Communication and Management from Copenhagen Business School and a Bachelor in Business Administration & Economics from Aarhus University.

Sune Birk Kerndrup
  • Sune Birk Kerndrup
  • Project Director
  • Denmark

Sune has more than 20 years of experience in project development and execution, client service and team management within the construction industry. He joined the Innargi team in 2024 and is working on a project basis to ensure the progress and management of our local projects.

Before joining Innargi, Sune worked as a Project Director at Raundahl & Moesby, and before that, he amongst others worked in NCC, COWI and Skanska.

Sune holds an engineering degree from Aarhus supplemented with a degree (HD) in organisation from Aarhus University.