Meet the Team

Aqualung Carbon Capture comprises an inter-disciplinary team with broad expertise across oil & gas, renewables, engineering, finance, product development, and technical integration & construction.

The Aqualung Carbon Capture Team

Aqualung Carbon Capture is growing. The company comprises of highly qualified people with diversified experience committed to create a global carbon capture technology leader.

Aqualung Management

Andrew Robbins, CEO

  • Founding investor in Aqualung.
  • Founder and portfolio manager at Piney Point.
  • Extensive investing experience across the inter-related industrial, energy, agriculture and basic materials sectors.
  • Started investment career at SAC Capital after working at Deutsche Bank in their investment banking group

Henrik Utvik, President / CTO

  • Master’s degree in naval architecture from University College London.
  • Previously with Royal Dutch Shell with focus on marine engineering, clean tech and new transportation fuels projects.
  • Coordinated initiatives on LPG as Marine Fuel and IMO2020 and in the LNG Marine Fuel segment and other Clean Energy projects.

Erik M Mathiesen, Chairman

  • Over 25 years of experience in Maritime, Transportation, and Energy Industries.
  • Successful track record of establishing and building businesses.
  • Vast experience from asset management, both operationally and as board member.
  • Currently sits on various boards in energy, fund management, technology and renewables.

Saravanan Janakiram, CPO

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering and Co-inventor of core membrane technology at NTNU
  • Previously Research Analyst at SINTEF in gas separation membranes and clean energy projects
  • Coordinator and project manager of various lab to pilot  and high TRL European projects

Frederik Tufte, CFO

  • Previously CFO and Founder at Ranning Resources
  • Business development and Financial analyst at Coastal Mechanics

Board of Directors

The board includes the following:

  • Andy Robinson Ph.D (President, Standard Lithium)
  • Andrew Robbins (CEO, Aqualung)
  • Bjørn Mathisen (Leed Engineer, Golar LNG)
  • Erik Mathiesen (Chairman, Aqualung)
  • Henrik Utvik (President/CTO, Aqualung)
  • Abhishek Ramanan (Board observer, Principal Delek Ventures)
  • Maria Guedez (Board observer, SVP ExxonMobil)