Mr Opstad has served as chair of the board in IDEX since 1997. Mr Opstad is a partner in Advokatfirma Ræder DA in Oslo. He has rendered legal assistance with respect to establishing and organising several technology and innovation companies. He currently serves as chairman of the board of Thin Film Electronics ASA. Mr Opstad has a legal degree (Cand.Jur.) from the University of Oslo from 1979. He was admitted to the Norwegian Bar Association in 1986. Mr Opstad was born in 1953 and is a Norwegian citizen and resides in Oslo.
As of 21 April 2020, Mr Opstad and close relations held or controlled 7,298,916 shares and 0 (nil) rights to shares in IDEX.