The Senior Management of AET consists of highly qualified and committed individuals. The company is headed by Managing Director Hans Erik Askou. The senior management team also includes Jan Højmark, Director of Finance; Erik Flemming Hansen, Director of Sales and Marketing; Jens Jørgen Nørgaard, Technical Director; and Kim Kejser Dyrholm, Project Director.
Hans Erik Askou, CEO
Hans Erik Askou (b. 1954) is one of the founders of AET and has been employed by the company since its foundation in 1996. He holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering, and a M.Sc. in Energy Technology, and has more than 30 years of experience in biomass boiler technologies. Prior to AET, he held the positions of Technical Director of BioCon A/S and Technical Manager for industrial boiler solutions with Aalborg Boilers. He is also one of two directors of Western Biomass Operating Company Ltd.
Erik Flemming Hansen, Director Sales & Marketing
Erik Flemming Hansen (b. 1957) has been employed at AET since 2016. Prior to joining AET, he held numerous sales and management positions within the energy business, in companies such as BWE, Aalborg Industries, Babcock & Wilcox Vølund and Steinmüller Babcock Environment GmbH. He holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, specialised in Energy, from the Copenhagen Engineering Academy.
Jan Højmark, Director of Finance
Jan Højmark (b. 1955) has been employed at AET since 2008. Prior to working for AET, he held numerous senior management positions as the Managing Director or CFO of companies such as Boligforening Fjordblink, DEIF A/S, Ørskov Christensens Staalskibsværft A/S. He holds a BSc. and a Master of Science in Business Economics and Auditing from Aalborg University.
Jens Jørgen Nørgaard, Technical Director, Technical Manager and IT Manager
Jens Jørgen Nørgaard (b. 1962) is also one of the founders of AET, with more than 25 years of experience with biomass technology. Prior to joining AET, he was employed by Aalborg Industries where he held a position as Technical Manager for Biomass plants. He holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Aalborg University.
Kim Kejser Dyrholm, Project Director
Kim Kejser Dyrholm (b. 1970) has been employed at AET since 2009 and was promoted to the position of Project Director in 2012. He came to AET from a position as Chief of Projects with Univeyor A/S in 2009, and holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Aarhus University.