The Board

Den Norske Klub is managed by a voluntary Committee of Board of Directors. The Board is responsible for all aspects of the Klub's operations, such as planning and organising events, publishing the newsletter Northern Lights, maintaining the DNK website, Klub finances, liaising with sponsors, advertisers and other external relations, as well as looking after members' interests. All board members are elected for a period of three years, with the option to renew twice for up to nine years.
Constanse Mjeldheim Bowes-Lyon

Constanse has spent more than ten years working and studying in the US, UK, Norway and Asia. She is currently working as a senior consultant for a leading energy and commodities search firm. She holds an MA in International Relations from King's College London and a BA from University of Bergen / American University. Outside of work, Constanse enjoys travelling, hiking, architecture, free diving, learning new languages and sailing.

Treasurer / Board Member
Vegard Bringsjord

Vegard has a background in finance and commodities, and have spent the last few years working with early-stage companies including as a co-founder of a recycling company and a regulatory tech company. He holds an MSc in Energy, Trade & Finance from Cass Business School and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration from BI Norwegian Business School. Vegard grew up in Stavanger and has spent time living in Hong Kong and London. Outside of work, Vegard interests include wine, food, traveling and hiking.

Christian Armand

Christian Armand has nearly 15 years experience from financial-, capital markets and private banking in London and Oslo which has given him an entrepreneurial flair. He currently lives and work in London, UK. He holds degrees in MSc Financial Service Management from University of Surrey and an undergraduate degree in Business Administration (BA Hons/Finance) from University of Sunderland. Outside of work Christian enjoys spending time with his family, travelling, exploring art exhibitions, playing golf and a wide variety of other sports..

Maria Ellord-Nord

While Maria was doing her degree in Software Engineering at the university of Southampton, she spent her summers in Oslo studying Norwegian at the University of Oslo. Although she is living in the UK, it is very important for her to stay connected to Norway: she was a member of the Nordic Society at the university and then joined DNK after graduation. Now Maria does technology for an asset management company in London. She enjoys music, reading and travelling. 

Board Member
Geir Lund

Geir has long experience as a CEO in different norwegian and international companies. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Science from Stavanger University and supplemental educations in High and Low Voltage Management, economics and also Marked and Management. As a serial entrepreneur he has enjoyed the challenges to explore new markeds and working with clever minds. The latest 19 years he has run his own business, Gray Select and has spent much time buying and selling companies for clients. Furthermore acting as an advisor towards Boards and Management. With offices both in Stavanger and London travelling is most appreciated and meeting new people gives life fuel for new adventures. Other interests are photography, diving, genealogy and exercising.