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.
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
CEO of Elkem ASA
Investment Manager, Nysnø
CEO of Dynatec Group AS
COO of Cenate AS
CTO in Elkem ASA