Our Team

Here at OSM Aviation, we are serious about surrounding ourselves with bright, experienced people who can help us grow our business. We seek to build and maintain our management team with a wide range of experiences and competencies. And we look for people who are passionate about the industry and our current strategies, and can help us adapt them to our ever-growing markets.

About Us

Espen Høiby

Espen has long leadership and management experience from the aviation and aviation training industry. Experience include turnaround management, developing and implementing major cost and organisational reduction programs, mergers, developing new commercial initiatives for major airline (SAS), developed new strategic initiatives for major aviation training centre (SAS Flight Academy).

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Fredrik G. Øygard

Fredrik Grorud Øygard has long experience within the aviation industry. He has held various leading positions within the Norwegian Group, latest as Managing Director of the pilot companies in Scandinavia and CCO of the Norwegian Resource Group. He holds an Executive MBA from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) in Bergen, and a degree in Business and Economics from the UK.

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Anders Bonde Bakken

Anders holds a Master in Business and Economics from the Norwegian Business School (BI). He has 10 years of experience in various international financial management positions. 4 of these years he was based in France working for major European actor in the aviation industry.
Anders joins us with significient experience in financial and operational management, change processes and project implementation in international organizations.

He has experience from various industries including working in listed companies and private equity owned companies.  Anders creates results through collaboration with emphasis on open processes and Communications.

Mads Hvilshøj

Mads is an innovative leader with a strong technical background, including a PhD in Automation & Robotics. His professional experience include research and development within different industries, including academia, manufacturing, oil & gas and aviation.

Andreas Tollaksen

Andreas has a strong entrepreneurial and technical background, and holds an MSc in financial economics from NSM.

Arild Nyheim

Senior Vice President Flight Crew
Arild holds a Bachelor’s degree focused in Pedagogy, and has a long history of working in the aviation industry including his job as a Flight Deck Manager in Scandinavian Airlines (SAS).

Rosamaria Azanedo-Lopez

Senior Vice President Cabin Crew

Rosamaria has a Law Degree and a Master in HR Management from INSEAD/EUROFORUM. She accrues more than 17 years’ experience in HR management and processes from a variety of global airline corporations. She has an extensive and successful expertise in all disciplines of HR with a career as generalist HR leader in country, regional and global HR departments. She started her professional career as stewardess in Iberia LAE where she then held different HR positions of responsibility including Business Partner HR Cabin Crew. For the last 10 years, as senior HR Regional Manager – EMEAI for Delta Air Lines, she has been responsible of all HR and Labour Relations in Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.

Michael Keating

Director Flight Crew Recruitment
Michael has an MBA in Aviation Business Management, a long list of aviation management jobs including manager of pilot selection for a major airline, and decades of military and airline flying.

Beate Nygaardshaug

Director of Legal

Beate is a cooperate lawyer with a Master of Law from the University of Oslo, a Master of International Law from San Francisco and a MBA from IMD, Switzerland. She has 16+ years of experience, starting her career within different Norwegian law firms, before spending 4 years as the Head of Legal for TDC. Beate also served as the Director of Legal at Kistefos AS for 8 years, and Managing Director of NEX AS.


Lise Lunding

Director Regulatory Affairs 
Experienced from both operations and management within aviation. The operational side includes flying as cabin crew on short and long haul, station and cargo services. On the management side, the experience includes being part of cabin crew base management for a major airline, start up and management of international cabin crew bases and developing strategies and policies as well as carry them out and make them operational. Further qualifications include teaching and developing courses, both at large airline leadership college and at University of Copenhagen, and developing an EASA approved training organization. MA in Cultural Anthropology, Associates degree, Adult Educational Sciences and Social Psychology Studies.

Thom-Arne Norheim

Technical Director

Thom-Arne Norheim has been in the aviation technical industry his entire career, starting in 1997 as an apprentice aircraft mechanic for SAS. Since then, he has spent the past 22 years with great passion, employed in various positions under Technical Operations, within prominent airlines in Scandinavia.

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Fredrik Randgaard

Director Sales
Fredrik Randgaard joined OSM Aviation on June 1st 2017 as Project Manager, and has been working closely with OSM Aviation’s Top Management Group in developing and implementing strategic initiatives and with corporate communication.

Fredrik Randgaard has 10 years of experience from various positions in the Navy and in the Armed Forces, and he holds a degree in military studies from the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy, specializing in leadership, economics, logistics and resource management.

Kim Reiersen

Director of Cabin Crew Recruitment
Kim holds a Master of Science in Leadership and Organizational Psychology from BI Norwegian School of Management. His professional experience include recruitment, executive search, selection and HR.