Administration


Elnar Remi Holmen
CEO

Elnar Remi Holmen has an extensive background in both business and politics. He is educated and fully trained as a certified electrician and power distribution fitter. In 2007-2010 he ran his own business in the production and sale of electrical equipment for the oil and gas industry and power sector in Eastern Norway.

He was an elected politician in the municipal council and county, and has been a substitute member of parliament of Akershus. From 2013 he was a political advisor to the Government of Solberg, in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. He was State Secretary in the same ministry in 2017.

Elnar Remi Holmen worked as senior adviser in communication and business policy issues for NHO Nordland in 2018. Holmen started the job as CEO in BRUS on 1/12/2018.

Mail: erh@brus.bodo.no
Tlf.: 99 51 43 21 

Kjell Ivar Helgesen 
Ass. administrator

Kjell Ivar Helgesen has a Master of Science from Norges Tekniske Høgskole (Norwegian institute of technology). He has extensive experience from the Power Intensive Industry, within the fields of production and marketing. Before joining Brus, he worked as the Regional Bank Manager in Sparebank 1 Nord-Norge – where he administrated the regions of Salten and Helgeland. He held the position of Director at Elkem Salten Verk (Power Supply) for many years. He is a board member at the Nordland Musikkfestuke ( a weeklong music festival in Bodø) and a lifelong enthusiast of vintage cars. Kjell Ivar Helgsen has a part-time position in BRUS and is also enjoying life as a retiree.

The Board


Tord Kolstad 
Chairman

Tord Kolstad is a self-made trader with a MBA degree from Nord University. He is the owner of T. Kolstad Eiendom AS, which develops and manages about 80.000 sq. m commercial real-estate in Norway, mainly focusing on the Bodø region. Tord Kolstad also founded his own offshore shipping company, which owns and operates 3 offshore vessels today.

Morten Jakhelln
Vice-chairman

Jakhelln is CEO of Christian Jakhelln as.
He is a boardmember of  NHO, Norsk eiendom, Norges bilbransjeforbund, Stormen Konserthus and Bodø Lufthavnutvikling, and also his own businesses.

Mariann Meby
Boardmember

Mariann Meby studied IT, and Practical Innovation Entrepreneurship, at Handelshøgskolen in Bodø. She founded and managed her own consulting company, and held various directorships throughout the years. She is also a board member in VIRKE.

Mariann is passionate about creating value in the region of Bodø through business development, which is her main focus in her position as Director at Bodø Næringsforum today.

Mariann gløder for verdiskaping i næringslivet i regionen og ikke minst at denne verdiskapingen må synliggjøres i større grad. Dette gjør hun gjennom sitt daglige virke som direktør i Bodø Næringsforum.

Einar Jørgensen
Boardmember

Einar Jørgensen is CEO of Elektro AS, and CEO of Elektro Bodø AS. He is a board member of the employer organization Norwegian Technology, member of the negotiation committee in NELFO, and chairman/board member in companies connected to the Elektro-group. He has a Master of Science degree from Norwegian Institute of Technology, and an additional education in finance.

Ketil Skår
Boardmember

Managing Director and owner of Rørleggern Fauske AS.

Mads Torrissen
Boardmember
Lawyer

Bjørn OIsen
Boardmember
Rektor Nord Universitet

Deputy boardmembers


Arne Juell
Deputy member,  CEO at Bodø Energi AS

Pål Einar Olsen
Deputy member, CEO & Partner i INVIS