Strategic Board Appointment Supports Utopi’s Growth Trajectory

Nina Bjornstad (Utopi)

ESG technology specialist Utopi, today announced that they have made a strategic addition to their Board of Directors, with the appointment of Nina Bjornstad as their new Non-Executive Director.

Today’s announcement follows on the heels of the March 2023 announcement that Utopi had secured £5million in funding from the Scottish National Investment Bank to fuel Utopi’s ambitious growth plans. Nina’s extensive experience with innovative, growth-minded companies is a good match for Utopi’s ambitious plans to make their timely ESG technology available to a wider audience. 

Nina brings with her over 20 years of experience working for Dell, Amazon, Microsoft and Google, notable pioneers in leading edge technology and evolving business models. With Nina’s subsequent experience in private venture capital, investing in and supporting early-stage technology companies in Europe and the US, she brings with her a wealth of experience to help Utopi explore new markets and opportunities. 

“Real, sustainable ESG change will only occur with real time data, actionable insights and demonstrable results. This is exactly what Utopi provides in the multi-tenancy property market and exactly why I am delighted to join the board as a Non-Executive Director,” explained Nina.

Regarding this new addition to the Board, Jonathan Burridge – CEO and Co-Founder of Utopi said: 

“Bringing Nina on was a no-brainer. With her reputable background and her experience with some of technology’s biggest names, we knew she would add real value to Utopi. She has already offered exceptional strategic direction, and we are looking forward to having her venture capital, investment mind-set on the Board.”

Nina currently holds several board and advisory positions in publicly listed and private companies across diverse business sectors that include aviation, sustainable global construction management, digital healthcare and telecommunications.  

John Trower – Executive Director and Co-Founder of Utopi added:

“This is a prestigious appointment to the Board of Utopi! Nina brings with her a wealth of international experience from a variety of landmark technology companies. Having her join our Board was something we were really keen to make happen, and I’m thrilled she is now part of the Utopi journey.”

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