Espen has long leadership and management experience in the aviation and aviation training industry. His experience includes turnaround management, developing and implementing major cost and organizational reduction programs, mergers, developing new commercial initiatives for a major airline (SAS), developed new strategic initiatives for major aviation training centre (SAS Flight Academy).
Other qualifications and experience include several board positions for both start-up and well-established companies, general manager for start-up companies, pedagogical training, and Airline Captain for SAS Scandinavian Airlines.
FREDRIK G. ØYGARD
Fredrik Grorud Øygard has long experience within the aviation industry. He has held various leading positions within the Norwegian Group, latest as Managing Director of the pilot companies in Scandinavia and CCO of the Norwegian Resource Group. He holds an Executive MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen, and a degree in Business and Economics from the UK.
MARTHE FREITAG TJORA
Marthe Freitag Tjora took on the position of CFO in AAP Aviation in January 2022, after being a business controller in the Company since 2018. She has been actively involved in revenue assurance, business planning and strategic analyses, and bring with her both an analytical and detailed-oriented mindset into the role as CFO.
Marthe has a strong educational background, holding an M.Sc. from Norwegian School of Economics and CEMS Master in International Management. She has worked in prominent Norwegian accounting firms and has international experience in financial services and logistics.
Fredrik Randgaard has 10 years of experience from various positions in the Navy and in the Armed Forces, and he holds a degree in military studies from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy, specializing in leadership, economics, logistics, and resource management.