Our Team

Our Team

CHAIR | CO-FOUNDER

Kathryn Moore Baker

Kathryn is a US national with over 30 years of business experience in a range of industries. She serves on several boards and is Chairwoman of Fynd Ocean Ventures, Genetic Analysis and Pensionera and is a member of the Investment Committee of The Norwegian DFI, Norfund. She was on the Executive Board of the Central Bank of Norway and the European Advisory Board of the Tuck School of Business. She led the Ethics Committee of the Norwegian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, where she was also Chairwoman. She was a partner at the Norwegian private equity firm Reiten & Co for 15 years. Prior to that, she was a consultant at McKinsey & Co in Oslo and a financial analyst at Morgan Stanley in New York.

CEO | CO-FOUNDER

Michael Palm

Michael is a Swedish/Swiss national with over 30 years experience in international industrial and financial markets, mainly as an entrepreneur and active owner in small/midcap Private Equity market companies. He is the founding partner of Seven Summits Capital, a family office investing in N. European turnarounds and Nordic forestry. He was a partner in the US Private Equity fund Sun Capital Partners building its Nordic practice. He spent 15 years in management in paper, chemical, commodities trading and investment banking in Europe and North America. As CEO of StoraEnso Cell International he oversaw turnover in excess of USD1 Billion. He was partner at global commodities trading house, CellMark, as founder and developer of a speciality cellulose trading division. Bi-lingual Swedish English. Spoken French and German.