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Torstein Sandaa-Johansen

Innovation Manager

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Torstein joined the cluster team in September 2021.

Torstein works closely with the cluster members to facilitate and maximize membership value. He helps the members with everything from cooperation to finance and strategy, and is always ready to help companies overcome their challenges.

His work experience is as Head of Accounting in REMA Franchise and consultant in TietoEVRY, as well as a stint as CCO in a startup company in the Fintech Hub. Torstein holds a BSc in Economics, a BSc in Business Administration, a MSc in Finance with a focus on early-stage and venture companies, and two year-programmes in Psychology.

Other stuff: Torstein has a background in youth politics and have served on the board of multiple non-profits. He has founded several companies and is Chairman of the Board at the consultancy Sandcastles.

Fun facts: He is a Liverpool fan, loves Legos, whisky and plants, and has recorded over 200 podcast episodes.