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Kristin Karlstad named newest BOLDT Partner

BOLDT’s clients will continue to benefit from Kristin’s unique expertise on climate change and energy policy in Brussels and Oslo. 

OSLO BOLDT announced today the appointment of Kristin Karlstad as the newest Partner in BOLDT, effective immediately.  Kristin has served as Director in BOLDT’s Oslo and Brussels offices for the past two years where she has focused on climate change, energy policy and sustainability communications and reporting.  Additionally, she has been co-leading BOLDT’s European Green Deal outreach initiatives with Brussels-based Partner John Duhig.

Prior to joining BOLDT, Kristin served as VP Corporate Communications at Elkem, a global materials company going through transformational change. She started her career at PwC in London, worked in B2B marketing for Shell in the Nordics and then worked in a renewable energy start-up before joining Elkem. Previously, she worked on industry policy for the Norwegian Ministry of Trade and Industry.


Key quotes: 

Morten Pettersen, BOLDT Founding Partner: “Since joining BOLDT Oslo in 2018, Kristin has been a valued member of our team. Her tireless work ethnic is unrivaled, as is her ability to help our clients navigate the increasingly complex framework of climate change and energy policy, whilst building corporate impact and engagement.  This promotion is well-deserved and I am glad that our clients will continue to benefit from her advice and counsel.” 

Kristin Karlstad, BOLDT Partner: “Since joining BOLDT I was taken by its future-oriented thinking and the unique value proposition offered to clients in Brussels, Oslo and across Europe.  I look forward to working with the Partners as we continue to drive the business forward for many years to come.”


BOLDT is a senior-led consultancy focused on counseling leaders on strategy, communications and stakeholder engagement.  BOLDT transforms organisations and performance, with offices in Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Cologne, Dusseldorf, London, Oslo and Zurich.  ​BOLDT has a network of international partners which enables us to give clients support across Europe and around the world.  Please visit to learn more.