Anne Breiby, Chair of the board
Anne has a MSc in fisheries biology from Tromsø University (UIT) and experience as aquaculture coordinator for the director of fisheries in Nordland County, organization secretary for Norwegian Fish Farmers Association, political adviser in the Ministry of Fisheries and State Secretary (junior minister) in the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
Anne has been self-employed with boardroom work as her main activity, over the past 20 years. She has board experience from Ulstein Group ASA, Rem Offshore ASA, Folketrygdfondet, Norwgeian Seafood Council, Norwegian Research Council and Sparebanken Møre. She is currently chairman of Tafjord Kraft AS and Åkerblå AS, and board member of Salmon evolution ASA.
Pål Kristian Moe, Member of the Board
Pål Kristian Moe joined Broodstock in November 2020. Moe has extensive experience in management, M&A, investment, and financial consulting. He has four years of experience in marketing and branding, nine years in Investment banking and consulting, and 15 years + in asset management (Privat Equity).
Moe has experience in investment banking/finance, the food and seafood industry, and asset management. He has broad board experience, including O&G, oil service, technology, food, real estate, tourism, and asset management. Moe has a master's degree from the Arctic University of Tromsø in Economics and Marketing and Global Management Programs from INSEAD in Paris and Singapore.
Asgeir Østvik, Member of the Board
Asgeir has several years of experience as a veterinarian within Norwegian aquaculture. He holds a position as lecturer at Norway’s Veterinary Academy (University NMBU), lecturing veterinary students on fish-health.
He has extensive clinical experience, combating fish diseases and expertise regarding the challenges of fish-farming, along with participation in a wide range of publications within the field. Asgeir participates in Åkerblå’s land-based aquaculture discipline group and is a shareholder and one of the founders of Åkerblå.
Arild Kjerstad, Member of the Board
Arild is a marine biologist spesialising in fish-health from Tromsø University (UIT). He has worked within aquaculture since 1985.
Arild is one of the founders and key drivers behind the development of Åkerblå from a small local business to a dominant player in the Norwegian market and an international corporation. He currently works within the environmental department of the company. In addition, he focuses on business development on a corporate level and has been a shareholder since 2007.
Håkon Aglen Fredriksen, Member of the Board
Håkon was one of the founders of Broodstock Capital. He has 14 years of experience from the private equity sector.
Håkon has special focus on active ownership and has extensive knowledge and experience on investment processes, board- and strategy work and exit – processes. He is currently a board member of Åkerblå, Billund Aquaculture, Therma and NP Innovation. Before he co-founded Broodstack Capital he was managing partner in Midvestor Management and prior to that equity analyst at Pareto Securities. He holds a Master of Industrial Economics from NTNU.