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Kristján Pétursson

Position: Lead Power System Analyst

Degree: M.Sc in Electrical Power engineering

Kristján Pétursson has a over 10 years of experiances with power system modeling and analysis. Focusing on Load flow, transient, stability & harmonic, risk and reliability.


Prior to joining the Promaps Technology team, Kristján has broad experiance working with Promas Software from his time at Goodtech.


He has an B.Sc.E.E, Electrical Engineering from the University of Southern Denmark, and a Masters degree from DTU – Technical University of Denmark.

Terje Gjengedal

Position: Professor UIT

Degree: Power systems

Terje got his Phd in 1987, and then became a researcher and associate professor at NTH. He has been a professor at NTNU, Narvik University College, the University of Agder and at the NMBU at Ås. He has been guest lecturer at the University of Minnesota and employed as senior researcher in ABB.


Previously, Terje has been in charge of Statkraft’s development department for hydro- and wind power. He has been R&D Director of Statnett and CEO of SFE. He is now a professor at UiT – The Arctic University of Norway.

Martin Groh

Position: Lead System Architect
Degree: B.Sc in Informatic

Martin has a background in programming and systems design from HiB, and University of Bergen.


Martin has since 2004 had several positions as lead programmer and head of development. In where he has been responsible for design and implementation for a variety of systems, spanning from industrial robots control to power-plant data distribution.

Martin has been involved in the development of Promaps since 2011.

Trond Tollefsen

Position: Lead Methodologist

Degree: M.Sc in Cybernetics

Trond has a M.Sc. in Cybernetics from Norwegian University of Science and Technology from 2009.


Trond has since 2009 worked with development of the Promaps methodology. He has also responsible for the developed Promaps Opra, a software package for risk assessments of flare systems.


Trond’s area of expertise is reliability assessment methodology and developing of novel mathematical algorithms.

Ingrid Honve

Position: Lead Scientific Programmer

Degree: M.Sc in Informatics

Ingrid has a master in Optimization from the University of Bergen from 2002.


Ingrid has worked 10 years as a researcher at SINTEF Energy AS, developing decision tools for production planning. The last four years Ingrid has been working as a Senior Consultant at Webstep AS as part of the Promaps Realtime development team, first at Goodtech and then Promaps Technology AS

Arne Brufladt Svendsen

Position: CEO

Degree: M.Sc in Electrical Power engineering

Arne has a M.Sc. in Electrical Power engineering from Norwegian University of Science and Technology from 2002. Arne’s main focus has since 2004 been the development of the risk and reliability methodology for complex power system regularity studies and for for the analysis tool Promaps, the last 5 years the development of Promaps Realtime including weather influence and commercialization of the technology.


Main interest: by use of extensive simulation getting better insights into the inherent property of power system. Use this insight to calibrate power system decisions.