The Board Directors

Vincent Wego Fleischer


Vincent was the director of Innovation Norway office in Madrid (consejero comercial), assisting Spanish and Norwegian companies in their joint business ventures. He has also been working extensively with strategy and with communication towards political players. Vincent worked for several years in the Ministry of Trade and Industry and has in-depth knowledge about policy-making and Norwegian governmental affairs. He also worked as a consultant within media and consumer goods in The Boston Consulting Group.

Jesus Puertas

VICE-PRESIDENT, MSc Civil Engineering

Jesus is MSc.Civil Engineer with a PMD® in Esade Business School with in-depth knowledge in the Spanish market and more than 16 years in Spain and 7 years in Norway of professional experience in the field of public infrastructure and public-private concessions. Has already been living in Oslo since 2013. Currently he is working as project manager in the Technical department in engineering projects within Norwegian Public Administration. He is passionate about increasing the relations between two complementary countries, Spain and Norway. He previously worked extensively as a consultant within analysis and integration of Spanish engineering companies in Norway.

Antonio Holstad

Tax & Legal Advisor

Antonio is a partner at Brækhus law firm and currently head of their Tax Department. He is a tax lawyer specialized in international taxation and tax treaties. He has more than 30 years of experience. Holstad has previously worked 6 years within the Norwegian Tax Administration and 8 years for one of the major global audit firms. Main areas of expertise is international tax and global mobility. He also works with cross border labour law issues, legal planning regarding estate and inheritance law, and use of foreign employees in Norway. He speaks fluent Norwegian, Spanish and English.”

Aase Herkules

CEO, Chairman, Consultant

Aase is CEO, Chairman and Consultant at Enter Norway Consulting and Entre Norway Accounting. She has a broad experience in operative management, logistics, import/export between Norway and EU, HR management, accounting, VAT, tax, economics, sales, marketing, international business development, communication and differences in business cultures. She has lived, studied and worked in different countries and speaks 6 languages (including Spanish, English and Norwegian) fluently. Aase is chairman, founding partner and consultant at Enter Norway Consulting and Enter Norway Accounting, specializing on legal services, company establishment, accounting, salary work, VAT, Tax, legal and economical issues when bringing employees to Norway, and consulting services to Spanish companies entering the Norwegian market.

Espen Møller Rokstad

Country Director Norway

Espen is Country Director for TYPSA Norway. For the last 13 years, he has worked in management positions for consultancy companies mainly within the infrastructure and energy sector, both in Norway and with international experience as well. Previously, Rokstad served as an officer in the Norwegian Armed Forces for more than 10 years. Main areas of expertise are management and business development.

Ignacio Lara Antúnez

Tax and Fee Advisor at Brækhus Advokatfima

Ignacio is a tax and fee advisor at Brækhus Advokatfima. He has a Master’s in Financial Services at ESESA Business School and deep knowledge in the field with more than 15 years of professional experience. Ignacio has been living in Norway since 2011 and therefore he is fluent in Spanish, English and Norwegian. With his Spanish roots and experience in Norway, Ignacio is passionate about helping to increase the relationship between the two countries and help Spanish enterprises willing to access the Norwegian market.

Andrés Díez

Cheif risk officer at Santander

Andrés is the Chief Risk Officer and part of the executive management team at Santander’s Nordic cluster, which is  headquartered in Lysaker, Oslo.
He has extensive banking and financial services experience from ABN Amro N.B in London, and Santander in Oslo, and has supported and been part of the geographical expansion of Santander in the Nordic region. In his day-to-day, Andrés is responsible for the oversight, managing, and controlling of all financial, non-financial, and transversal risks to which the Bank is exposed to. Alongside this, he has focus on regulatory compliance, as well as developing a strong corporate risk culture. He speaks fluent Spanish, Norwegian, and English.

Pancho Manuel Sánchez Pagés

Board Member and Partner at Lendl Finans AS

Pancho is a Partner and Board Risk and Compliance Advisory at the digital financial services company Lendl Finans AS in Norway.
He has responsibilities within risk and compliance at a Nordic bank and has led Non-Financial Risk Audits at Santander Consumer Bank for the