About Us 2018-03-22T16:59:12+00:00

We are coBuilder!

  • Privately owned software company providing IT solutions for the construction industry
  • International business, headquartered in Oslo, Norway
  • Market leader in the domestic market, providing the only centralised system for EHS documentation & product data management in Norway
  • Winner of multiple innovation awards in the newly entered UK market
  • Rapidly growing company employing 50+ R&D experts including architects, structural, MEP and HVAC engineers
  • Strategic contributor to major international standardisation bodies such as ISO, buildingSMART, CEN and CENELEC
  • Respected partner in industry associations and initiatives such as CPA Europe (LEXiCON), UK BIM Alliance, FIEC, UNIEP, PPBIM
  • Investing in research sponsorships and online courses for education of BIM experts
  • Developing solutions integrated with Autodesk Revit, Navisworks and ARCHICAD
  • Certified Microsoft Gold Partner




Lars Christian Fredenlund
Lars Christian FredenlundCEO, coBuilder AS
• Lars is CEO of coBuilder AS and the company’s co-founder;
• Technical leader of two EU projects; ChemXchange and ProductInfoX;
• Leading figure within the buildingSMART International Data Dictionary working group;
• Lars currently advices Governments and National/European associations on data aggregation and exploitation.
Peter Foster Jnr.
Peter Foster Jnr.CEO, coBuilder UK
• Pete is an active member in the UK BIM Community;
• Steering Group Member of BIM2M4 and group member in BIM4SME;
• Pete has a MSc in Building Information Modelling Management.
Christer Grønvold
Christer GrønvoldCTO, coBuilder AS
• Christer is CTO of coBuilder AS and s co-founders of the company;
• With 25 years of experience in IT Christer has led coBuilder’s technical evolution from the very beginning in 1997;
• Degree in Informatics in the University of Oslo.
Henning Kongsgård
Henning KongsgårdIT Manager, coBuilder AS
• Henning is the IT manager of coBuilder AS;
• Member of standardisation committees in buildingSMART Norway and International;
• Project manager within two EU projects: ChemXchange and ProductInfoX.
Espen Schulze
Espen SchulzeR&D Manager, coBuilder AS
• Espen is the Research & Development Manager of coBuilder;
• Member of CEN TC 442 – WG4 – Support Data Dictionaries;
• Member of the Dictionaries Technical Support Group with buildingSMART International.
Bistra Papazova
Bistra PapazovaCEO, coBuilder International
• Bistra has more than 10 years of experience in Management Consulting;
• Fluent in both traditional (waterfall), and agile (SCRUM, Kanban) project management methodologies;
• Expert and lecturer in business processes and business analysis.
Frederic GRAND
Frederic GRANDCEO, coBuilder France
• Member of Mediaconstruct and bSDD Steering Committee (buildingSMART Data Dictionary);
• Member of the AFNOR PPBIM standardization committee and also French expert at CEN / TC 442 / WG4;
• Leading the WG TG1 working on the XP P07-150 standard to become an European standard;
• Leading the Mediaconstruct working group on the experimentation of the exchange formats between BIM software and catalogs / libraries.
Øystein Iversen
Øystein IversenMarket manager, coBuilder AS
* Market Manager for coBuilder AS since 2009.
• Experienced in working with the information technology and services industry;
• Sales professional with a Bachelor’s degree in Internaional marketing and Export from the Norwegian Business School
Emir Evlic
Emir EvlicSales manager, coBuilder AS
* Experienced sales representative and sales manager for coBuilder AS since 2015;
• Working actively with manufacturers and suppliers to the Norwegian AECO industry for over 10 years;
• Graduate of Østfold University College (HiØ).
 Harald Onarheim
Harald OnarheimDirector of business development - BIM, coBuilder AS
* Committed to improving the processes behind project planing, construction and operation of buildings;
• Experienced in BIM implementation, coordination and project management;
• Graduate of Fagskolen Oslo Akershus.
 Andrea Minerdo
Andrea MinerdoVP global sales, coBuilder International
* Impressive 25 years’ track record of leading and managing high performance international sales teams in the AECO industry;
• Involved in many digitisation projects and BIM initiatives, working with large enterprises and participating in mega-projects.