Executive Management
Kim Hedegaard Sørensen Kim Hedegaard Sørensen

Kim Hedegaard Sørensen

Chief Executive Officer

Kim was appointed CEO of StormGeo in 2023, having previously led the global operations and customer service setup as the company's Chief Operating Officer. Having served as CEO of Nordics Nagel-Group, Group CEO of Blue Water Shipping, and Chief Commercial Officer in Europe for Panalpina, Kim brings decades of leadership in the shipping industry to StormGeo. In addition, he draws on 17 years of experience under the A.P. Møller-Mærsk Group.
Karl Orrling Karl Orrling

Karl Orrling

Chief Financial Officer

Karl Orrling joined StormGeo as CFO in 2021 to secure strategic and financial development. He has a solid track record from senior finance roles, most recently within the Alfa Laval Group for ten years and prior to that, with NSG Pilkington and smaller private equity-backed companies. Karl holds a Bachelor’s degree in accounting and strategy from Lund University in Sweden and has also taken Master level courses at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.
Jostein Mælan Jostein Mælan

Jostein Mælan

Chief Commercial Officer, StormGeo

As Chief Commercial Officer at StormGeo, Jostein oversees all our industries' sales, business development, and commercial aspects, including Energy, Ocean, and Shipping. Jostein joined StormGeo in 2007 and has built a solid and global company over the years, reaching all continents and seas. Jostein has a formal meteorology and management background and a passion for nature and people. At StormGeo, Jostein works with experts and energized teams around the clock to ensure digital excellence and deep weather/climate understanding guide our customers and their crews safely and efficiently, with reduced carbon intensity, through a shifting world and a harsher climate.
Julia Weiss Julia Weiss

Julia Weiss

Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

Julia heads the marketing and communication team at StormGeo. She brings 12+ years of international leadership experience from within the energy and software business, including with Rystad Energy and Volue.
Michael O'Brien Michael O'Brien

Michael O'Brien

Chief Operations Officer (Interim)

Michael is the interim COO of StormGeo. With over 30 years of experience in the maritime industry, Michael provides shipping clients with cutting-edge solutions that ensure the safety, efficiency, and sustainability of each voyage.
Gard Hauge Gard Hauge

Gard Hauge

Chief Technology Officer

Leads a small and agile team focused on growing existing and future business areas for StormGeo. Holds a strong technology and analytic background with a focus on how weather and data science influences people and complex decisions. An expert in understanding how weather influences complex operations and how advanced services can help to safeguard critical operations.
Svenn Owe Haugland Svenn Owe Haugland

Svenn Owe Haugland

Chief Product Officer

Heads up StormGeo’s product team. Having held a variety of StormGeo management and board positions, including 10 years as CTO, MD of Seaware AB and VP of Shipping, Svenn Owe is a forward thinker on strategic direction and product innovation.
Anna Dahlen Anna Dahlen

Anna Dahlen

Chief HR Officer

Anna heads the HR team and brings 15+ years of experience of implementing HR strategy in line with business needs, most recently in Alfa Laval but previous to that in start-ups as well an energy business.