Key team members

Sigve Sporstøl, MSc

Sigve Sporstøl has a long track record as Business – and R&D manager in the international chemicals industry. Sporstøl has particularly been focusing on technology development and commercializing of laboratory ideas into new and innovative products and processes. He has been CEO of REEtec since 2011.

Toril Roberg, MSc
Production Director

Toril Roberg has a long track record from the process and chemicals industry. Roberg was process and landfill manager for NOAH’s treatment plant with solutions for most types of inorganic hazardous waste. She has also substantial experience from process industry as production manager for Norgips. Roberg is a dedicated and experienced manager open to innovation and implementation of new processes.
Contact: toril.roberg(at)

Georg Voss, PhD
Process Development Scientist

Dr. Georg Voss holds a diploma in chemistry from the RWTH Aachen University in Germany and a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the NTNU University in Trondheim, Norway. He is experienced in project management related to the oil and gas industry which gives him a broad basis to effectively develop and implement new processes. Contact: georg.voss(at)

Mette Støtvig, MSc
Assistant Production Manager and HSE & Quality Manager

Ms. Støtvig is a Chemical Engineer with Master in Process Technology, and has 30 years experience from production. At REEtec she works with chemical analysis, HSEQ, process optimization and customer service. She has been with REEtec since 2014. Contact: mette.stotvig(at)

Roy T. Wang
Process Engineer

Roy Wang has 30 years of experience from processing and production industry. He has been a Shift Leader for the bigger part of this time. His role in the REEtec factory is running and optimizing the process. Contact:

Terje Arnesen
Process Engineer

Terje has extensive experience from the processing and production industry, many of these years as a shift leader. In addition, he has worked 15 years in graphic design, partly as an independent business owner. In the REEtec factory, Terje will be responsible for running and optimizing the production process.
Contact: terje.arnesen(at)

Jane Paju, MSc
R&D Director

Jane Paju has more than 10 years’ experience as Technology and R&D Manager in the Rare Metals and REE industry. She has run a number of technology research, development, and scale up projects in NPM Silmet, one of the largest REE production facilities in Europe. Her experience includes different REE raw material processing, purification and separation technologies, customer specific product development, and product qualification processes.
In REEtec, Jane is responsible for technology and product development projects, scale-up and customer qualification processes. Contact: jane.paju(at)

David O’Brock
Commercial Director

David is responsible for the commercial activities in regards to raw material feedstocks and finished products at REEtec. He has extensive experience from the REE industry and has been involved with RE markets and processing since 1999. David  served on the management board of the Estonian rare earth processing factory, Silmet (NPM Silmet), for more than a decade. He has extensive knowledge of the applications, processing of, and markets for rare earth elements. Contact: david.obrock(at)

Jørgen Dale, MSc
Business Development

Through his position as Senior VP Business Development in Scatec Innovation AS, Jørgen Dale supports REEtec with business development related services. Dale holds and MSc. in Mechanical Engineering from NTNU, Trondheim Norway and has versatile experience including Process Engineering from Norsk Hydro ASA and Shell Technology Norway AS, as well system design in Think AS. He joined Scatec in 2007.

Anders Mathiesen, MSc

Through his position as the CFO in Scatec Innovation AS (REEtec’s largest shareholder), Anders Mathiesen supports REEtec with all finance related services. He is a certified professional accountant (CPA) and holds a MSc in Accounting and Auditing from BI,  the Norwegian Business School. Prior to joining REEtec in 2016, Mathiesen held the position as Finance Manager in Magseis ASA, listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange, and he has five years experience as auditor in EY.

Board of Directors

John Andersen, Jr.
Chairman of the Board

Scatec Innovation AS

Bård Bergfald
Board Member

Principal partner,
Bergfald Environment Advisor

Carl Diderik Cappelen
Board Member

Ulefos Jernværk AS

Ole Grimsrud
Board Member

Vice President R&D,
Scatec Innovation AS

Jørn Aage Johansen
Board Member

NSV Invest and Roht Invest