Management

Sascha Häuser

Sascha Häuser has been with us since 2007 and has 15 years of experience in the laser industry where he worked with solid state lasers, disc lasers, CPAs, OPOs, frequency conversion, fiber lasers and supercontinuum. In addition to his technical background, Sascha holds a diploma in Business Administration from FOM Essen. Read more

Karen Scammell

With NKT Photonics since 2019, Karen Scammell is our VP of OEM Sales. Karen has significant experience leading sales and marketing teams globally to drive design-wins, revenue growth, and deliver long-term delighted customers. Karen has worked in plastics, telecom, analytical instrumentation, laser micromachining for life science and semiconductor markets. She has a BS in Engineering and an MBA from Northeastern University. Read more

Pietro Corsaro

Pietro joined NKT Photonics in 2018 to act as Commercial Director for Lios Sensing. He has more than 20 years’ experience with HV cables and related monitoring systems. Pietro holds a Master Degree in Nuclear Engineering and a PhD in Energetics, both from the Polytechnic of Turin, Italy. In January 2019 Pietro became General Manager at NKT Photonics GmbH. Read more

Morten Halskov

Morten has more than 20 years of experience as General Counsel and from executive positions within the Aerospace & Defense industry. Before that 10+ years in private practice with a leading Danish law firm focusing on commercial, corporate, and M&A. He joined us in 2020. He holds two Master of Laws degrees from the University of Copenhagen respectively the University of London, and is admitted to the High Courts of Denmark. Read more

Mads Bodenhoff CFO NKT Photonics

Mads Bodenhoff

Mads has more than 20 years' experience within corporate finance. He joined us in 2018 to strengthen our financial planning, and secure and improve profitability governance. Previously, Mads has worked in the US and China with companies such as Novo Nordisk and Novozymes. He has significant experience working with Board of Directors, Audit Committees and on multiple business boards. Read more

Don Riddell

Don Riddell

With us since 2017, Don comes to us from SPI Lasers, where he was the COO. He has extensive experience in laser manufacturing, automation and supply chain management and has previously worked for Agilent, Bookham and Marconi Optical Components. Don holds a Master’s Degree in Opto-electronics from the University of Strathclyde. Read more

Thomas Oldemeyer

Thomas Oldemeyer

Thomas Oldemeyer has been with NKT Photonics since 2006, where he started as CEO of LIOS Technology. Before this, Thomas was working as Sales Director for NSK. Thomas holds an MBA in Marketing and International Business from the University of Paderborn. Since October 2017, Thomas is responsible for developing the Aerospace & Defense Market for NKT Photonics. Read more

Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies

Nicola Davies is a qualified HR Practitioner with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) in the UK. She has extensive experience of managing multi-site, multi-cultural workforces and has worked in the Photonics industry for 20 years. Previously with GSI Group where she was responsible for leading HR in EMEA. Read more

Kim Per Hansen

Kim Per Hansen

Kim Hansen has been with the company since 2001. First as project and product manager in Crystal Fibre and since 2011 with the responsibility for global marketing and corporate communication. He has an engineering background in physics and telecommunication with a PhD from the Technical University of Denmark and comes from positions within the sensing and telecommunication industry. Read more

Carsten Thomsen

Carsten Thomsen

Carsten Thomsen has more than 20 years of experience within ultrafast laser. He joined us in 2004 focusing on development of supercontinuum technology in collaboration with industrial partners and has extensive knowledge within strategic product- and business development. He holds a PhD degree in chemical physics from Aarhus University and a business degree from Copenhagen Business School. Read more