Thomas Falck

Thomas Falck currently serves as Chairman of Making Waves AS and Filmparken AS. He is a boardmember of Kongsberg Automotive ASA, Vizrt ASA, Eitzsen Maritime Services ASA, Making View AS, Varslerinstituttet AS and Mindex AS. Falck also serves on the boards of several fund-of-fund investment companies managing in excess of NOK 4,5 billion investing in infrastructure, private equity and renewable energy globally.

Before starting Agenda Capital in January 2008, Thomas was one of five equal owners of Verdane Capital (previously Four Seasons Venture (”FSV”)). Verdane Capital focussed on Nordic venture and growth investments and had more than USD 700 million under management when Thomas left. At Verdane, Thomas led the effort in 2003 to privatise SND Invest. After the takeover, he was Managing Partner for key funds involved with the privatisation and the subsequent value creation in SND Invest until he left in Q4 of 2007. (SND Invest was the Norwegian State owned VC with 96 equity holdings and 18 employees at the time).

Thomas has served as Vice-Chairman of Biotec Pharmacon ASA and Bionor Pharma ASA (both listed on OSE), and boardmember or chairman of more than 50 companies including Codfarmers ASA, Natural ASA (listed on OSE), Tusenfryd ASA, Junglemap AS, Scanergy AS, Voss of Norway AS, Exie AS, Elprint AS and Maritech International AS. Additionally, Thomas led the Nominations Committees of Aquagen AS (sold to EW Group), and Chipcon AS (sold to Texas Instruments).

Furthermore, Thomas has served as the Chairman of NVCA – the Norwegian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association and as a boardmember of EVCA – the European Venture Capital and Private Equity Association. He has also served as a boardmember of NORBAN and on an EU Expert Panel looking at cross border investments, on behalf of Norway.

Before joining FSV in 2001, Thomas was the CEO of Visma Marine ASA, a global software and service company with 220 employees across the world. Thomas led the company through a profitable expansion phase. Visma Marine ASA was late 2000 sold for NOK 730 million in cash to Station 12, a KPN subsidiary. Prior to this Thomas was a Principal with Gemini Consulting, leading the A&D Discipline in the Nordics and leading and performing strategy and change programmes across the region. He also was a Naval Officer serving as the Executive Officer on a diesel electric submarine.

Thomas was educated at the Norwegian Naval Academy and holds an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia.

Thomas may be reached on email thomas.falck@agendacapital.no or by cellphone +47 474 00 520.

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