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Managed by experience. Driven to excellence.

LINK Medical’s management team offers a comprehensive range of skills with hands-on expertise in all services. Members of the management team have more than 10 years experience as leaders in pharmaceutical industry and /or CRO business.

Whatever the project, large or small, we know what it takes to carry it through to a successful conclusion.

All LINK Medical’s employees are highly skilled and educated within their area of expertise. This knowledge is backed up by practical implementation, meaning that customers always receive timely reports on progress. Whatever the project, large or small, we know what it takes to carry it through to a successful conclusion.
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Ola Gudmundsen
CEO, LINK Medical Norway

Ola Gudmundsen,
PhD, born 1958 and is the founder of LINK.

Ola Gudmundsen has an MSc in human physiology and holds a PhD from the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences at the University of Oslo. Before founding LINK, Ola Gudmundsen served as Project manager at Parexel and as a post-graduate fellow at the Department of Cell Biology, University of Oslo.

Direct contact: +47 92 46 22 00


Marianne Holst
Managing Director, LINK Medical Denmark

Marianne Holst, born 1959, joined LINK in August 2011

Marianne is a Registered Nurse from Copenhagen and has more than 20 years of experience within clinical research. For more than 10 years she worked in the pharmaceutical industry as CRA, Project Manager and Line Manager within various indications.
For the last 12 years Marianne has worked in CROs where she held the positions as Head of Clinical Research and Country Manager respectively. 

Direct contact: +45 22 15 85 56
E-mail: marianne@linkmedical.dk
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Randi Riise
Global Director Quality Assurance & Compliance,
LINK Medical Norway

Randi Riise moved from a small start-up company to join LINK Medical in March 2005. Following a master’s degree in chemistry from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, she has held various positions at pharmaceutical company headquarters, at subsidiaries and with the Regulatory Authorities.
Her main competences are in the fields of clinical research, regulatory affairs and quality assurance.

Randi Riise is a Certified Quality Auditor.

Direct contact: +47 95 12 49 11

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Uwe Anzenberger

General Manager, LINK Medical Germany

 Uwe Anzenberger, born 1976, joined LINK in May 2015

Uwe is a biologist by training. He earned his degree of Dr. rer. nat. in developmental biology at the Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany. 

Uwe has more than 9 years of CRO experience and worked as Regulatory Project Manager (mainly for clinical trials phase I – IV; various indications), Consultant and Line Manager. 

Direct contact details:

Cell phone: +49 176 8227 0156
Phone: +49 30 2461 2025
E-mail: uwe@linkmedical.de

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Ole Henrik Brekke
Global Director of Business Development in LINK Medical, Norway

Ole Henrik Brekke, born 1964, joined LINK Medical April 2016.

Ole Henrik obtained his PhD in 1994 from the Institute of Molecular Cell Biology, University of Oslo. 

Ole Henrik’s scientific work has fostered significant understanding to the function of human antibodies and he is author of over 20 papers including Nature, PNAS and Nature Reviews in Drug Discovery, and is the inventor on several patents.

He has over 20 years of experience in the Biotech industry where he has had Managerial, Director, VP and CEO positions.

Direct contact details:
Cell phone:+47 92 62 84 34
E-mail: olehenrik@linkmedical.no


Jan Hellqvist

Managing Director, LINK Medical Sweden

Jan Hellqvist, born 1965, joined LINK in January 2017.

Jan has a background in Corporate management and Sales & Marketing within the Life Science area and has 20 years experience from large and small Pharmaceutical Companies, Medical Device Companies, CRO Industry and Diagnostics Companies.

During the past 7 years in Senior Management positions in the CRO Industry. He has long time experience in Pharmaceutical Development and Medical Device Development, Strategic Decisions and Business Development.

Jan holds an Executive MBA from the University of Lund and a Bachelor of Science in Business & Economics.


Direct contact details:
Cell phone:+46 709 135125
E-mail: jan@linkmedical.se



Torkild Stenbock
General Manager, LINK Medical Norway

Torkild Stenbock, born 1972, joined LINK in August 2018.

Torkild is a highly skilled and experienced leader equipped with a deep knowledge of the Pharmaceutical industry, specializing in the creation and execution of strategies to support products and companies across their entire life cycle.

Torkild have over 18 years’ experience in Senior Commercial Management roles working for leading names within the Pharmaceuticals industry Globally and in the Nordics.

Torkild  holds an degree in International Economics and Finance.


Direct contact details:
Cell phone:+47 91929238
E-mail: torkild@linkmedical.no


Tom Ivar Horvei, born 1973, joined LINK Medical in November 2018.

He started working in international business development in the early nineties, and has ever since worked in a large number of countries, all the time in knowledge driven businesses, and with advanced projects in and around the IT field. The last few years he has been working with corporate management in the UK and Germany. He has advised LINK Medical from an external position since 2009, before taking the step of becoming the group CFO.

Tom Ivar Horvei specialises in business development and corporate strategy.

Direct contact details:
Phone Norway: +47 905 21 605
Phone Germany: +49 176 707 88135E-mail:tom.horvei@linkmedical.no