To strengthen the cluster we have established nine working groups. If your organization is a member of the cluster, you can show your interest by registrer for one or more working groups. If you have input for further groups, please notify us. If you have requests regarding a specific working group, feel free to contact the leader of the group, or the cluster administration. The working Groups are arranging meetings, workshops and other activities.

WORKING GROUPS:

  1. Home market (Leader: Knut Vassbotn, Deep Wind Offshore)
  2. Market Irland/Scotland (Leader: Alfred Risan, MRC Global Norway)
  3. Market Spain/Portugal (Leader: Einar Tollaksvik, Saga Subsea)
  4. Contracts  (Leader: Jørn Uggerud, Advokatfirmaet Hjort)
  5. Education, courses, certification & HSE (Leader: Frank Emil Moen, Energy Innovation)
  6. R&D (Leader: Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa, Universitetet i Stavanger)
  7. Financing (Leader: Ivar Slengesol, Eksportkreditt)
  8. Maritime Operations, Installation, O & M  (Leader: Joacim Buch Andreassen,  Aker Solutions)
  9. Simulation and Digitalization (Leader: Magne Berg, Head of Assurance Solutions in PAS)
  10. Market France (Leader: Tore Hafte Staalelsen, Managing director RTS)

It is possible to registrer for more than one working group.

Knut Vassbotn

Working Group Leader - Home market

mobile: +47 959 39 400
email: knut.vassbotn@dwo.no

Knut is CEO of the company Deep Wind Offshore. Knut is member of the steering committee in Norwegian Offshore Wind.

Alfred Risan

Working Group Leader - Market Ireland / Scotland

mobile: +47 977 49 760
email: alfred.risan@mrcglobal.com

Alfred has a position as Business Development Manager at MRC Global Norway.

Einar Tollaksvik

Working Group Leader - Market Spain / Portugal

mobile: +47 906 94 490
email: einar@tollaksvik.no

Einar is Managing Director at Saga Subsea in Haugesund and member of the steering committee in Norwegian Offshore Wind.

Jørn Uggerud

Working Group Leader - Contracts

mobile: +47 975 40 185
email: jau@hjort.no

Jørn A. Uggerud is a lawyer and partner in the law firm Hjort DA in Oslo, and has three decades of experience with contract law, company law and transaction-related assistance to clients in Norway and abroad, both privately owned companies and publicly owned companies and agencies.

Frank Emil Moen

Working Group Leader - Education, certification & HSE

mobile: +47 915 91 714
email: fem@energyinnovation.no

Frank Emil is Managing Director at Energy Innovation in Egersund, and Development Manager and member of the steering committee at Norwegian Offshore Wind.

Kristin Guldbrandsen Frøysa

Working Group Leader - R&D

mobile: +47 480 22 045
email: kristin.froysa@uib.no

Kristin is Energy Director at the University in Bergen, and she is also member of the steering committee at Norwegian Offshore Wind. 

Ivar Slengesol

Working Group Leader - Financing

mobile: +47 991 14 110
email: ivar.slengesol@tgs.com

Ivar is VP New Energy Solutions - Eastern Hemisphere at TGS, and he is also member of the steering committee of Norwegian Offshore Wind.

Joacim Buch Andreassen

Working Group Leader - Maritime operations, installation, operations & maintenance

mobile: +47 907 90 443
email: joacim.buch.andreassen@akersolutions.com

Marine Operation Manager at Aker Solutions. He has a long experience in marine operations also from positions as Operational Director Subsea at Solstad Offshore and Master on Construction Vessels.

Magne Berg

Working Group Leader - Simulation & Digitalization

mobile: +47 913 04 702
email: magne.berg@dnv.com

Magne Berg is Head of Assurance Solutions in PAS (Performance and Assurance Solutions)

Tore Hafte Staalelsen

Working Group Leader - Market France

mobile: +47 928 65 656
email: tst@rts.as

Tore has a position as Managing Director at RTS.

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