35 years of experience with business development in the Nordic region. Deep insight about market trends and driving forces. Experience from roles as CEO, Business development, group Product Manager IT, VP Marketing, VP Sales, Communication and top level headhunter. Svendsen has worked for and been involved as executive consultant in companies such as: ISS, Esselte, Nortrade Group, MDI, HD-kjeden, Gullfunn, Statoil Fuel & Retail, Thorn Emi, Skoringen, Park Sko, Norli, Nordea, NRI, Specsavers, VG, Gerflor, Falck 4 Group, REC Group ASA, Romerike Elektro, Elit, EB Elektro and Terratech. Svendsen has been co-founder and instrumental in building several consultancy companies as Effect1 Group, North Consultants, North Technology and North Finance.