Christian started his career in electricity trading at MRE and SKM in Norway. After growing rapidly, SKM was sold to EnBW in 1997. He then established and became CEO of SKM Kraft, a financial and risk management services provider in the Nordic Electricity market.
In 2000 he formed ERAS Metal, and later GRAS (now ScanArc), focused on recovering metals from hazardous waste using propriety plasma-based thermal processes. As CFO and CEO, he successfully took the company from concept to industrialized stage, including managing a very successful IPO in 2007.