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Erik E. Tønnesen

Erik Edvard Tønnesen

Erik co-founded Skagerak in 2006. His primary focus areas are industrial IT and cleantech. Erik's current portfolio includes SkandiaEnergi, Effera, Hy5 and Vissim. Prior engagements are among others Zisson, Metallkraft, Wtek and Newphone.

Erik is the managing partner of Skagerak Maturo and coordinates the activities across the locations in Kristiansand, Skien and Oslo. He is actively involved in existing and new investments, in addition to being in charge of investor relations.

Erik has a long and diverse background from leadership in banking, insurance and finance. He has been the general manager of Sparebanken Sør in Kristiansand, partner and in charge of establishing Acta in Southern Norway and VP of Gjensidige Nor, where he was responsible for business development in Southern Norway.

Outside Skagerak Maturo Erik holds different board positions in organizations like Connect. Erik loves skiing and watersports and is one of the founders of "Skalldyrfestivalen", a festival held every summer in his beloved Mandal.


Erik holds an MBA from BI.