We Are Catenda

Build better together with bimsync

Photo: Christopher Olssøn, Little Imagebank

The Catenda Story

Catenda AS was established in 2009 with offices in Oslo and Bergen in Norway. The company is privately held, is owned in majority by its staff, and the bimsync makers consists of a growing team of ambitious and driven people.

The company has a strong national and international market position, and holds a central position in the developing bodies for both the IFC, BCF and bSDD standards under buildingSMART. Catenda is a member of buildingSMART Norway.
The founders started Catenda as a spin-off from SINTEF Building and Infrastructure. There they were responsible for the research on buildingSMART, building process and knowledge system development.

Our People

Håvard Brekke Bell
Co-Founder and CEO
+47 98882929
Ole Jørgen Karud
Co-Founder and Chairman
+47 92555459
Lars Bjørkhaug
Co-Founder and CPO
Dag Fjeld Edvardsen
Co-Founder and Customer Success
+47 90142255
Jan Erik Askjellrud
Co-Founder and Developer
Einar Gudmundsson
Chief Operating Officer
+47 97435326
Per Quang Fjellstad
Head of Sales
+47 97544466
Anders Hjellvik
Kristian Vedvik Holm
Jon Anders Sollien
Kirsti Svenning
Head of Communications
+47 95191315
Philippe Acas
Senior Business Developer France
+47 95887180
Julien Benoit
VDC Specialist for the French market
Piotr Mitrega
Greg Dlubacz
UI/UX Designer
Håkon Eriksen
Full-Stack Developer
Jon Vegard Jansen
Software Developer


Catenda is a solid Norwegian company with exciting ambitions for growth.
Daniel Kjørberg Siraj, OBOS
Catenda is among the most forward looking companies within the field of openBIM and lifecycle BIM.
Halvor Jensen, NTI
We want to contribute to a joint digital rise in the industry, and we believe Catenda has a significant potential.
Anders W. Haugen, Veidekke