Teodor Coucheron-Gautier Teigen joins Kinland as CFO

Kinland AS is pleased to appoint Mr. Teodor Coucheron-Gautier Teigen as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO).

Effective from 1 June 2021, Kinland AS (“Kinland”), supported by Whitehelm Capital, has appointed Teodor Coucheron-Gautier Teigen (35) as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Mr. Teigen is a finance and asset management professional with a ten-year career spanning private and public investment structures within real estate, private equity and shipping, most recently responsible for IR, corporate governance and capital markets projects at Oslo-listed container shipping company MPC Container Ships ASA. Mr. Teigen is a Norwegian citizen and holds a Master of Science in Banking and International Finance from The Business School (formerly Cass Business School), UK.

Kinland’s prominent role, robust business model and ambitious further growth targets within the social infrastructure space appeal greatly to me. Along with my new colleagues in Oslo and the strong support of Whitehelm Capital, I look forward to build on the company’s momentum, deliver on its growth priorities and enhance value for shareholders and stakeholders alike” says Teodor Coucheron-Gautier Teigen.

We are very pleased to have Mr. Teigen employed as our new CFO. Mr. Teigen possesses a wide variety of skills that are highly relevant and complementary to Kinland and the business environment we operate in. Most importantly, with the employment of Mr. Teigen the company has a full management team in place, and is very well positioned to further execute on our ambitious growth strategy” says Benjamin Thorsen, CEO of Kinland.

Kinland is a social infrastructure company providing high-quality properties for government-backed care services. The company owns approximately 250 properties across Norway, Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands and Poland, providing a safe and quality environment needed for the care of over 21,500 people.

Whitehelm Capital
Whitehelm Capital is one of the world’s most experienced independently-owned infrastructure managers. With an outstanding track-record spanning over 23 years, Whitehelm has invested €6.7 billion, with over €6.8 billion returned to investors and €3.7 billion in assets currently under management. Whitehelm Capital has achieved strong returns across multiple market cycles, with an exceptional record of capital preservation. Whitehelm Capital offers investment capabilities across unlisted infrastructure, listed infrastructure, infrastructure debt, and advisory.

Whitehelm focuses on working with local communities to provide sustainable infrastructure that meets the highest Environment, Social and Governance standards. Whitehelm is proud to be a signatory to the United Nations backed Principles for Responsible Investing (UNPRI), UN Global Compact and a member of GRESB infrastructure.

For more information:

Benjamin Thorsen, CEO
Telephone +47 4801 6142
E-mail: benjamin.thorsen@kinlandgroup.com

Whitehelm Capital
Graham Matthews, Chief Executive
Telephone +44 207 183 6120
E-mail: graham.matthews@whitehelmcapital.com

Date: 18. June 2021