Heaten has assembled a team of experts, made up of our board of directors and engineers who has been with us since the start.
Over 30 years of industrial experience as an international executive in the various sectors Heaten is targeting: chemicals, food, and energy.
Koot has a strong background in technology and business.
He has worked with VCs, and private equity funds, helping them to develop opportunities and grow their business.
MSc in Mechanical Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology and a Master of Business Administration from INSEAD.
Former Head of R&D in Viking Development Group since 2009
Control systems manager and -engineer in V-Tech and Aker Solutions
Main inventor behind CraftEngine and HeatBooster technologies
Thermodynamics expert, design specialist and electrical engineer
Former Technical Sales Manager in Viking Heat Engines
Former Project Development Manager at Climeworks
Heat pump market expert
Experienced application engineer
Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering with focus on energy and process technology
Former CTO and application engineer in Viking Development Group since 2008
Sales and system manager for Marine and offshore applications in Denison Hydraulics and Hagglunds Drives
Hydraulic system design
Product- and Business Development
Master of Mechanical Engineering, specializing in Renewable Energy.
Three years of experience as an energy advisor. Development of energy efficiency plans, use of energy management information system, thermography of buildings, planning of energy and climate sustainable development.
Master’s degree in Global Journalism
Former journalist and freelancer in national newspapers and magazines
Experienced and trained photographer
Former content creator for web based businesses
Transcriptionist and translator
Former lead engineer for engine design at AVL-Schrick
Technical specialist for valvetrain, crank train and special designs in piston engines
23 years of experience in the design and testing of combustion engines, compressors, and fuel cell auxiliaries.
Former guest lecturer at the university of applied sciences in cologne
Former Senior Lifecycle Engineer for Aker Solutions
Former Test & Commissioning Engineer for MacGregor
15 years’ experience in industrial and process control
Control system design, programming, testing, commissioning and support
25 years of experience from various roles in the oil and gas industry company MHWirth / Aker Solutions.
Roles related to process systems, control systems, product and systems management, project management, quality management, technology qualification etc.
Master of Science from NTNU and Master of Management from BI.”
Former R&D Engineer at Viking Heat Engines.
Master in Energy Systems and Business Management from KTH, Stockholm.
2 years as a researcher of thermodynamics and material science in the ETH-domain in Switzerland, specializing in sustainability, renewable energy, and piston engine development.
Built software for the shipping industry as well as rolled out a network of smart electricity meters in Africa and Southeastern Asia.
Mechanical engineer (computer science in mechanical engineering).
Former Lead Engineer Product Line Battery at AVL-Schrick.
In total 13 years of experience in testing and design department with test-setups, test-rig-design, CHP-systems and battery-systems for vehicle applications.
13 years of experience from Nordea in Oslo. 22 years of experience within oil and gas, MHWirth/Aker Solutions.
Roles such as; project coordinator, Administrative Support, Executive Assistant, Planning, HR, Recruitment.
Worked within in sales and recruitment for onshore and offshore installations the last years.
MSc Electrical engineering with a focus on Automotive and Renewable Energy.
Former development engineer at Viking Heat Engines Germany with experience in process automation and thermodynamics of heat pumps.
Certified Functional Safety Engineer according to IEC 61508 with 10 years of experiences in industrial automation.
Experienced in process automation, control system design, and thermodynamic test coordination.
Former Field Service Engineer for Baumer HHS Qualitycontrol Systems.
Former Mechanical Engineer for Lindt&Sprünglie GmbH.
Experience with Commissioning Installations, Service work, Customer experience, Supervising on costumer sides.
Electrical degree and Mechanical degree.
Over 10 years of experience in various Engineering departments and on customer sites all around the world.
15 years of experience from Aker BioMarine, working 10 years on board the krill fishing vessels in Antarctica and 5 years in the Offshore Operation and Supply Chain Team as Fleet Production Manager; coordinating offshore fleet operations, planning, monitoring, and executing vessel production, sourcing, supplies, logistics, and product quality control.
Studies in Mathematics and Physics in Bergen and Munich.
MBA studies at University of Agder’s School of Business and Law.
Mechanical Engineer with a Masters degree in Business Administration and Engineering.
Former Global Project Manager in Multi Project Management in the automotive sector.
Over a decade of experience as a Development Engineer and Project Manager in the Automotive Industry.
Dipl.-Ing. Electrical Engineering – Information and Automation Technology
Over 30 years of experience in engineering and engineering-management in the special-machinery-business with unique customized solutions or in small series with low-volume-and-high-mix.
Over 10 years of experience in the business of special-mobile-machinery in the intralogistics with the main focus on explosion-protection for regions EMEA and ASIA.
Management-Responsibility in local medium-sized companies as well as in subsidiaries of global operating groups in R&D, Validation, Operations, Supply-Chain-Management, Quality and Service.
12 years of experience in dealing with patents and other forms of Intellectual Property Rights from various roles in technology companies such as Oceaneering International, Sterlite technologies and other IP firms.
Bachelor of engineering in Computer Science with a Six Sigma Green belt certification.
Heaten’s vision is to save 1 Gigaton of CO2 emissions annually by 2050.
Heaten’s mission is to save energy and reduce global CO2 emissions by providing the leading industrial heat pump solution to customers
Heaten’s advanced, efficient and valuable very-high-temperature heat pump technology accelerates the transition to clean and efficient industrial heat.
Heaten is committed to being at the forefront of technology, digitalization, and innovation.
Heaten is located in Kristiansand, Norway and in Remscheid, Germany.
The board of directors appoints Jeroen Koot as new chief executive officer.
Heaten appoints Wendy Lam as the Chair of the board.
Heaten secures funding from Azolla Ventures, Nysnø Climate Investments and Shell Ventures.
The board of directors appoints Peter P. Breithaupt as new chief executive officer.
Heaten appoints Knud C. Petersen as Chariman of the board.
Heaten secures funding from Valinor.
Customer engagement, testing Road-to-market and Digitalization Strategy.
Building C-team and business case, strategy, corporate consolidation.
Focus on industrial heat: Heaten AS, co-founded by former VHE, CTO and R&D directors, acquiring assets from VHE.
Technology team consolidated to develop large scale Heat Pumps for industrial customers.
First commercial HP customer installation.
Cumulated EUR 30m investment in R&D, engineering and testing.
Pivot development towards R&D into Very High Temperature Heat Pump.
ORC system engineering and long-term testing; achieved 60,000 hours.
First principle review of ORC and heat pump thermodynamics; focus on ORC R&D into ORC marchines.