Leif Rune Skymoen, CEO

Leif Rune Skymoen brings more than 13 years of experience from medical innovation and international pharmaceutical industry. When joining Curida in January 2015 he came from the role as CEO of Nansen Neuroscience Network, an innovation network specialized on neuroscience. Before that he held a series of national and international positions at Eli Lilly & Company, including Country Director for the company’s Norwegian operations. He has served on the board and led different committees in the Association of the Pharmaceutical Industry in Norway. Mr. Skymoen holds a Master of Management from BI Norwegian School of Business and a MscPharm from University of Oxford and University of Oslo.
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Siv Ekeberg Søbakken, Quality Manager

Siv brings more than 17 years experience from managing Analytical labs in the Pharmaceutical industry, including Chemical and Microbiological labs and QC-incoming. When joining Curida in September 2015, she came from the role as QC-manager in Takeda Nycomed. Before that, she came from the position as Quality manager in Maarud AS. Ms. Søbakken holds a Master of Science in Biochemistry from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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Anne Randi Skramstad, HR & Administration Manager

Anne Randi Skramstad brings more than 14 years of experience from the pharmaceutical sector. When joining Curida in August 2015 she came from the role as Administration Manager & Controller in Takeda Nycomed. Before that she was responsible for determination of the prices of prescription medicines in Norway in The Norwegian Medicines Agency. Ms. Skramstad holds a Master of Science (MSc) in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics.
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Jon Kristian Flesvik, CFO / COO

Jon Kristian Flesvik has been Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer of Curida since January 2016. Prior to his appointment of CFO / COO he worked as Group CFO for RenoNorden ASA from 2009 to 2015. Before this Flesvik worked as Financial Manager for Nordisk Mobiltelefon Norge AS (ICE) and had various financial positions for Statoil ASA. Mr. Flesvik holds an MSc in Business Administration from BI Norwegian Business School.

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Christian Nydal, Production Manager

Christian Nydal has been with Curida since July 2015 and was before this a member of the board at SNU. He came from the positon as Production Manager at Takeda Nycomed where he was in charge of nasal spray manufacturing. Before joining Takeda Nycomed in 2011, Christian held various positons in companies within the food manufacturing industry and has experience from international purchasing, warehouse, production and quality management, continues improvement and project management. Mr. Nydal is educated as a Food Process Engineer from Sør-Trøndelag College.

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Jo Simensen, Project and Engineering Manager

Jo joined the Pharma industry more than 25 years ago. He started in Nycomed Imaging – later Amersham Health and GE Healthcare – R&D in 1989 as a Validation Engineer, thereafter as a Senior Researcher in process development, Manager for the company’s Pharmaceutical Pilot Plant, and as a QA advisor. In 2004 he made a move to the Takeda Nycomed plant in Elverum where he held various positions over the next ten years, among others, he was Engineering Manager and Project Manager. Dr. Simensen holds a Ph.D. in Engineering Cybernetics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology.

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