Mr Bakken, a Norwegian citizen, joined Reiten & Co in 1998 and has been a partner since 2001. He has solid Private Equity experience trough leading and implementing various strategic and operational value based processes, across different industries, combined with a significant financial transaction and structured finance experience. Mr Bakken holds a Master of Science in Financial Economics and Bachelor of Business and Administration degrees from the Norwegian School of Management. He has eight years of previous experience in management and consulting. Mr Bakken currently sits on the Board of Directors of Navamedic ASA (Chairman), Webstep, QuestBack (Chairman) and Grilstad.