About us

Integrated Wind Solutions ASA (the Company) was established in July 2020 and was stock listed on Euronext Growth (Oslo) on 25 March 2021. The Company was established by the Awilco group and coupling over 80 years’ experience from both projects and operations in shipping and offshore.

The Company’s fully owned subsidiary IWS Fleet AS has entered into six newbuild construction contracts with a leading and reputable Chinese Shipyard, China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. for the construction of four UT5519DE Design Wind Farm Support Vessels with delivery pairwise in 2023, 2024 and 2025. The company holds additional options for further two vessels. The strategy of the Company is to provide a fleet of state-of-the-art service vessels to the offshore wind industry, combined with a suite of adhering services, to reduce levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for offshore wind.


July 2020: Awilco Renewables AS and its subsidiary Awind AS were established by Awilco AS.

February 2021: Awind AS entered into two shipbuilding contracts with the Chinese Shipyard, China Merchants Industry Holdings Co., Ltd. for the construction and delivery of two wind farm support vessels

March 2021: Awilco Renewables AS changed name to Integrated Wind Solutions AS and announced the appointment of Lars-Henrik Røren as Chief Executive Officer.

March 2021: The Company carried out a private placement with gross proceeds of NOK 750 million (including over-allotment) and applied for a listing on Euronext Growth (Oslo).

25 March 2021: The Company`s shares were listed on Euronext Growth (Oslo) under the ticker code “IWS

Management team

Lars Henrik Røren

Chief Executive Officer
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Mr. Røren has 30 years of experience from the Investment Banking and Asset Management Industry with a particular focus on Energy Markets. He has previously held several senior positions, among them Head of Equities in Formuesforvaltning, Head of Equity Capital Markets and Head of E&P research in SEB Markets, Investment Director in SEB Wealth Management Norge and Chairman of the Board of Nordic Aquafarms AS. Mr. Røren holds an MSc in BA from Copenhagen Business School. Mr. Røren is a Norwegian citizen.

Christopher Andersen Heidenreich

Chief Operating Officer
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Mr. Heidenreich has close to 20 years of experience from managing offshore and shipping assets. He was part of the founding team of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier in 2008 and was heavily involved in the development of the offshore wind segment until 2014 when he took the position as Managing Director at Awilco Technical Services. He also has experience from Knutsen OAS and V.Ships. Mr. Heidenreich holds an MSc in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). Mr. Heidenreich is a Norwegian citizen.

Marius Magelie

Chief Financial Officer
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Mr. Magelie has close to 15 years of experience from ship-leasing and investment banking. He held several senior positions and most recently
served as Senior Vice President Finance & Investor Relations at Ocean Yield, where he was employed since 2014. Prior to Ocean Yield,
Mr. Magelie was Partner in the Nordic investment bank ABG Sundal Collier. He has a Master of Science degree in Financial Economics from the Norwegian Business School. Mr. Magelie is a Norwegian citizen.

Board of Directors

Sigurd E. Thorvildsen

Chairman and Non-Executive Director

Mr. Thorvildsen is the CEO of the Awilhelmsen Group, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Awilco Drilling Plc and a member of the Company’s Remuneration Committee. He has more than 25 years of experience from the shipping and offshore industry. Mr. Thorvildsen has previously held several senior positions, among them the position as CEO of Awilco AS, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Awilco Offshore ASA and Awilco Heavy Transport ASA (later Ocean HeavyLift ASA). He holds an MSc in business and economics from the Norwegian School of Management. Mr. Thorvildsen is a Norwegian citizen.

Cathrine Haavind

Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Haavind is Head of Strategic Planning and Corporate Communications in the Awilhelmsen Group. She has more than 10 years’ experience with strategy processes, stock exchange rules for listed companies, Board work and investor relations. Before joining the Awilhelmsen Group in 2010, she was investor relations manager in Awilco Offshore ASA and worked 10 years as a management consultant in PWC Consulting and IBM. Mrs. Haavind holds an MSc in BA from Université de Fribourg, Switzerland. Mrs. Haavind is a Norwegian citizen.

Synne Syrrist

Non-Executive Director

Mrs. Syrrist has work experience as an independent consultant to Norwegian companies, and as financial analyst in Elcon Securities ASA and First Securities ASA. She also has extensive non-executive experience from both listed and private companies. She holds a Master of Science from the Norwegian Institute of Technology. Mrs. Syrrist is a Norwegian citizen.

Jens-Julius Ramdahl Nygaard

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Nygaard is the CEO of Awilco AS. He has 15 years of experience from shipping and investment companies through various positions in the Awilco group of companies, and is a member of the board of Awilco LNG ASA. Mr. Nygaard has a BA Honours in Finance from Strathclyde University and an MSc in Shipping, Trade & Finance from CASS Business School. Mr. Nygaard is a Norwegian citizen.

Daniel Gold

Non-Executive Director

Mr. Gold is the CEO of QVT Financial LP, an asset management company with offices in New York and New Delhi. QVT Financial, through its managed funds, is an experienced global investor in the shipping and offshore industries. Mr. Gold holds an AB in Physics from Harvard College. Mr. Gold is an American citizen.

Commitees of the Board

Nomination Committee

The Nomination Committee nominates shareholder representatives to the Board of Directors. The Directors of the Board are elected by the General Meeting of Shareholders. Current members of the Nomination Committee are Mr. Eric Jacobs (Chairman of the Committee) and Mr. Henrik A. Christensen (member).

Remuneration Committee

The tasks of the Remuneration Committee are to consider Integrated Wind Solutions’ remuneration policy and programs, including bonus programs and share-based compensation, and present recommendations to the Board of Directors for decision. The committee evaluates annually the CEO’s and the Key Management’s remuneration and presents recommendations to the Board of Directors for decision. Current members of the Remuneration Committee are Sigurd E. Thorvildsen (Chairman of the Committee), Cathrine Haavind (member), and Daniel Gold (member).

Audit Committee

The tasks of the Audit Committee are to monitor the financial reporting process, monitor the effectiveness of internal control and risk management, have regular communication with Integrated Wind Solutions’ external auditor regarding the auditing of the financial statements, and evaluate and oversee the auditor’s independence. Current members of the Remuneration Committee are Jens-Julius R Nygaard (Chairman of the Committee) and Mrs. Synne Syrrist (member).

Visiting address

Beddingen 8
Aker Brygge
2nd floor
0250 Oslo

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