Jotunfjell Partners AS


We have a senior strategy team with extensive consulting, C-level and investor experience together with multiplinary skills in strategy, finance and operations. The team has worked with a broad range of industries.

Kristoffer Olsen, Founding Partner.

Mr Olsen has a background in strategic consulting (McKinsey & Co.) and fashion. Between 1992 and 1998 he was the CFO and later the CEO of Scandinavian Retail Group ASA / Voice of Europe. Mr Olsen holds a BA from the Wharton School as well as a MBA from INSEAD.
Contact details: Phone: 004791546101 – Email  click for email.

Hans Kristian Melbye, Founding Partner.
Mr Melbye started his career as an auditor, working for seven years with Coopers & Lybrand. In 1992 he joined the fashion retailer Voice of Europe, first as Controller and then as Managing Director. Mr Melbye holds a BA from the Norwegian School of Management.
Contact details: Phone: 004790895509 – Email  click for email.

Bjørn Leiknes, Partner/CFO.
Mr Leiknes joined Jotunfjell Partners in 2016 following a 23 year career with PWC where he was partner since 2002. His main responsibilities are within M&A activities and oversight over the financial functions of portfolio companies. Mr. Leiknes holds a degree in finance and business organization from Heriot-Watt University and a master degree in auditing from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).
Contact details: Phone: 004745875744 – Email  click for email.

Johannes Zografos, Associate Partner.
Mr. Zografos has over thirty years of experience of retail operations, gained with some of the largest Norvegian retail companies such as Narvesen and Olav Thon Gruppen. Mr Zografos has been serving in a variety of executive positions, in particular in the finance & control areas.
Contact details: Phone: 004792617537 – Email  click for email.

Thomas A. Kielland, Associate Partner.
Mr. Kielland has a background from commercial banking and project financing, and has for the past 14 years worked as a management consultant for various industries. Mr. Kielland has a degree in finance and business administration from Boston University.
Contact details: Phone: 004740204428 – Email  click for email.