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About

Cenate is a Norwegian company developing and producing silicon-containing anode materials to be directly used in today´s lithium ion batteries. The company is collaborating with some of the world’s leading battery producers and builds on Norway’s long silicon industrial competence as well as the Dynatec network with its 200 employees.

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Dr. ERIK SAUAR

Chief Executive Office and co-founder
25 years of international experience in bringing more than 10 new silicon-based technologies from ideas to industrial commercialization. PhD in physical chemistry from the Norwegian University for Science and Technology.

Dr. MARTIN KIRKENGEN

Chief  Technology Officer and co-founder
13 years of experience in silicon for energy purposes. Former head of the battery department at IFE (Norwegian Institute for Energy Technology). PhD in Physics from the University of Oslo.

Dr. WERNER O. FILTVEDT

Chief Operational Officer and co-founder
15 years of experience in equipment and process development. PhD in silane processing from the University of South Eastern Norway.

PEDRO GARCIA CRUZ

Senior Project Manager
20 years of international experience in project management for large scale energy, O&G and industrial projects including renewables, green H2 to ammonia and thermal power plants. MSc is Civil Engineering from the University of Porto.

OLAV LEREN MOEN

Chief Strategy Officer
10 years of strategy & business development experience – mainly from materials industries. MSc in Finance and Executive MBA in Strategic Management, both from the Norwegian School of Economics.

Key Owners and Sponsors

 

Members of the board

 

RICHARD OLAV AA

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

CFO in Bonheur ASA

HELGE AASEN

CEO of Elkem ASA

JOE ELISTON

Investment Manager, Nysnø

JOSEF FILTVEDT

CEO of Dynatec Group AS

WERNER FILTVEDT

COO of Cenate AS

CHRISTIAN MUST

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HÅVARD MOE

CTO in Elkem ASA