We are Cobuilder


We Are Cobuilder



Group Management Team

Lars Christian Fredenlund
Lars Christian FredenlundCEO, Cobuilder AS
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    • 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 advises Governments and National/European associations on data aggregation and exploitation.
    Espen Schulze
    Espen SchulzeGroup VP Research
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      • Leading standardization works for product data on a European (CEN) and International level (ISO);
      • Norwegian expert in CEN/TC 442 working groups;
      • Member and leader of Product Room activities in buildingSMART International.
      Bistra Papazova
      Bistra PapazovaGroup COO & CEO Cobuilder International
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        • Bistra has more than 15 years of experience in organisational development both as a consultant and manager;
        • Leading Cobuilder International’s growth in people, capabilities, structure and processes;
        • MBA graduate from the University of Maryland, USA.
        Nikolay Todorov
        Nikolay TodorovGroup CFO
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          • Nikolay has extensive experience in operations and strategy and a history of working in the information technology, insurance and services industry.
          • Skilled in Corporate Finance, Planning and Budgeting, Financial Accounting, Consolidation, Managerial Accounting.
          • Nikolay holds master’s degrees from the University of National and World Economy and the American University in Bulgaria.
          Ivan Goychev
          Ivan GoychevChief Technology Officer
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            • Ivan has led software R&D teams in companies developing products for the Financial, Media, Travel and Cloud infrastructure businesses;
            • He has been working in Dublin for Amazon;
            • Ivan holds a master’s degree from Technical University of Sofia.
            Espen Mathisen
            Espen MathisenChief Marketing Officer
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              • For the last 11 years, Espen has been managing Marketing and communication departments at international B2B companies.
              • Comes from the position of Head of Marketing and Communications in the Nordic and Baltic countries for the global medtech company Siemens Healthineers.
              • His previous experience also includes working as an advisor at a PR consultancy and with communications at the Conservative Party of Norway (Høyre).
              • M.Sc in Media studies from Bergen University

              Sales & Business Development

              Antony Brophy
              Antony BrophyDirector Of Business Development, UK
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                • Antony has over 26 years of extensive experience within the construction and building services industry, digital technologies, 3D, CAD and BIM management;
                • For the last 4 years, he held the position of Digital Manager at Willmott Dixon;
                • Antony is a member of the UK BIM Alliance Wales leadership team.
                Roland Dominici
                Roland DominiciCEO Cobuilder France & Sales Manager
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                  • MSc in Building Information Modeling Management;
                  • Member of CEN/TC/442 BIM, the French standardization committee AFNOR/PPBIM and the French editorial committee of the standard AFNOR XP P07-150 (PPBIM);
                  • Convener of WG4 and French mirror committee WG4.
                  Christer Grønvold
                  Christer GrønvoldCo-founder and International Sales Director
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                    • Christer is one of the co-founders of the company;
                    • Previously he held the position of CDO and has led Cobuilder’s technical evolution from the very beginning in 1997;
                    • Degree in Informatics from the University of Oslo.
                    Nikolai Halle
                    Nikolai HalleStrategic Sales Manager Nordics
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                      • Nikolai has extensive experience in management, strategic sales and marketing;
                      • Before joining Cobuilder, he held the position of Nordic Sales Manager at the global construction product manufacturer ETEX;
                      • Holds a Master of Science degree in Marketing from BI Norwegian School of Management.
                      Thomas Ingvaldsen
                      Thomas IngvaldsenBIM Platform Manager
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                        • Before joining Cobuilder, Thomas held the position of BIM Technician at the Norwegian hospital construction agency;
                        • Thomas has degrees in BIM Management and construction engineering.