Meet the team

Midwife

Project coordinator

Midwife

Project coordinator

Grethe Heitmann

Anesthesiologist

CEO

Eivind.A. Leister

Business Economist

Financial  manager

Sonja Kalsvik

Midwife 

Project coordinator

Magdalena Værnesbranden

Obstetrician 

Project coordinator

Ann Morris

Midwife

Project coordinator

Board members

Grethe Heitmann

Anesthesiologist

Trond Heitmann

Master’s in social anthropology and PhD in International Social Work

Kjell Reidar Mydske

CEO Smart Innovation Norway

Sonja Kalsvik

Midwife

Advisory board

Staffan Bergström

Professor emeritus, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm.  Obstetrician with PhD in tropical medicine. Has worked for many years in Mozambique and has promoted manual aortic compression through publications and instructional videos.

Leiv Arne Rosseland

Anesthesiologist and  professor at UiO, Rikshospitalet. Research director at the Division of Emergencies and Critical care.

Ove Karlsson

Anesthesiologist with PhD on postpartum haemorrhage. He has been involved in introducing manual aortic compression at Östra, Sahlgrenska University Hospital in Gothenburg

Rachel Collins

Obstetric anesthetist at University Hospital of Wales Cardiff.  Editor of several textbooks in obstetric anesthesia and a key person in OBS Cyrum, the Obstetric Bleeding Strategy for Wales

Sigbjørn Nome

Business Economist