ABOUT US

Meet the Team

Chris Ansara

Christopher Ansara

Founder & CEO

Christopher Ansara is both founder and CEO of ALT/AVE, prior to founding ALT/AVE, Chris spent 3 years in one of the UK’s largest retail banks, where he discovered first-hand some of the challenges the sector faces when communicating with their customers. Over his 15-year career Chris has worked with many senior product and regulatory stakeholders to develop content and software solutions that facilitate digital transformation. Alongside many financial institutions, Chris has also previously worked with some of the world’s leading brands including Castrol, Coca-Cola, Adidas, and McDonald’s.

Nino Vang Vojvodic

Nino Vang Vojvodic

CTO & Co Founder

Nino Vang Vodjvodic has 20 years of experience from IT security, business development, and finance. Nino has extensive knowledge on how to combine cutting edge technologies with governance models to support growth. Nino built Hamilton People, a HR/Technology company employing over 1000 people in Norway, which he later sold to TopTemp. Nino understands the crucial role technology will need to play in helping the UK reach its decarbonisation targets of Net Zero by 2050.

Christian A. Hvamstad

Christian A. Hvamstad

CSO & Co Founder

Christian A. Hvamstad is our Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder.  He is the founder of  Jagca Capital as well as co-founder of Wastefront . Christian has over 15 years’ experience from running a Private Office, Wealth Management, Capital market and Credit Management, having previously worked at Midas Investment Group, SEB & Nordea. Christian also serves as a Director on the ALT/AVE board and places immense value on efficiency plus building long-standing relationships with clients and colleagues alike.

Christian A. Hvamstad

Christian A. Hvamstad

CSO & Co Founder

Christian A. Hvamstad is our Chief Strategy Officer & Co-Founder.  He is the founder of  Jagca Capital as well as co-founder of Wastefront . Christian has over 15 years’ experience from running a Private Office, Wealth Management, Capital market and Credit Management, having previously worked at Midas Investment Group, SEB & Nordea. Christian also serves as a Director on the ALT/AVE board and places immense value on efficiency plus building long-standing relationships with clients and colleagues alike.

Vegard Bringsjord

Vegard Bringsjord

CFO & Co Founder

Vegard is the Chief Financial Officer & Co Founder of ALT/AVE, Vegard is also a Partner at Jagca Capital and co-founder of Wastefront. His experience ranges from asset finance, restructuring, and risk management in technology, to banking and commodity trade – having worked at Nordea’s as well as Angola LNG Marketing prior to co-founding ALT/AVE. 

Vegard Bringsjord

Vegard Bringsjord

CFO & Co Founder

Vegard is the Chief Financial Officer & Co Founder of ALT/AVE, Vegard is also a Partner at Jagca Capital and co-founder of Wastefront. His experience ranges from asset finance, restructuring, and risk management in technology, to banking and commodity trade – having worked at Nordea’s as well as Angola LNG Marketing prior to co-founding ALT/AVE. 

Andrew Taylor

Andrew Taylor

Head of Sales

Andrew has 15 years’ experience in the Finance and Fintech Industry primarily with RBS and MarketFinance, carrying out several client facing and sales leadership roles.

Andrew spent an initial 10 years within the corporate banking world at RBS, he then decided to take the leap in to the start up / scale up world in 2016 joining MarketFinance, a Fintech funding solution business. Having seen the issues with document management first hand in the finance industry, Andrew is enthusiastic to apply his experience and bring commercial success to ALT/AVE. 

Agobakwe M. Hvamstad

Agobakwe M. Hvamstad

Business Manager

Ago is a financial services professional with a wealth of experience within business relationship management, client on-boarding, fraud investigations and business development. Ago is co-founder of Jagca Capital and has previously worked at Barclays Bank, Botswana Life and Carltone. 

Victoria Odfjell

Victoria Odfjell

SoME & Marketing

Victoria is in her final year of her Economics degree at University of Surrey having completed a 10-month Placement Year at Jagca Capital Ltd. where she was seconded into ALT/AVE, as a Business Analyst. Vicky has a strong passion for sustainability and the technology industry and now balances her studies with her role as a Social Media and Marketing Manager at ALT/AVE. 

Damir Yandrich

Damir Yandrich

Technical Advisor

Damir has been involved in several global social impact projects with some of the world’s most significant NGOs and foundations. He has been involved in restructuring over 50 organisations in different industries across 3 continents, and has worked with stakeholders such as development agencies, development funds and governments. He is a co-founder of Ledgerstate and Founding partner of the INEX360 Consortium, which helps organisations and individuals to transition to the New Economy. 

Join The Team

We are always on the lookout for new talented people to join our team here at ALT/AVE.