Meet the leadership team of
The management of NOSCA Clean Oceans
General Manager / NOSCA Clean Oceans
Eirik has an economic degree from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, and has devoted his career to strategy development, business development, organisational changes and project- and innovation management.
Project Manager/ NOSCA Clean Oceans
Coordinator of NOSCA Clean Oceans` test center, including project activities regarding development of technology for delimitation and collection of marine waste. Rebecca has a master degree in molecular biology and has a background from academic research.
Administration and Accounting
Administration and Accounting / Nosca Clean Oceans
Professional background from administration and economics. Administrator for NOSCA since 2009.
The board of NOSCA Clean Oceans
Chairman of the board
Geir Christian Helgesen
Marketing and Communications Manger / Framo AS
Broad experience base ranging from management, communication, extensive agency experience, solid experience from the Marine, Offshore and finance Industry. Strong communications skills, highly creative, with attention to details. Collaborative skills coupled with a demonstrated drive to achieve goals. Strengths include external and internal communications, business development, cross-functional collaboration, public relations and analyst relations.
Leading the sales division / Maritime Robotics
Providing customers with state of the art unmanned systems in the air and on the surface. Strong technical professional with management experience from the aviation industry and the maritime industry.
Kristin Collier Valle
Environmental Adviser / Norbit Aptomar AS
Broad experience within remote sensing technology and environmental monitoring, both on the R&D side and towards the end-users. Holds both a master’s degree and a PhD degree in marine photosynthesis and primary production.
Founder of SpillTech
Practical mechanical engineer with experience from making solutions for various industries. Mainly with focus on environmental and maritime challenges.
Senior Sales Manager Oil Spill Recovery / Norlense
Broad experience within oil spill recovery equipment, and oil spill response industry.
Chief Scientist – Marine Ecology, Research Director / NORCE
Holds a PhD in Bioochemistry and is the research group leader for the Marine Ecology group in NORCE. Her main research focus is the sustainable use of resources and the opportunities that lie in the circular economy.
Environmentalist, technologist, relationship builder, industrial leader /Ogoori
Thorough technological and practical insight into complex industrial projects. Leading roles in small and large projects on a global arena, where cultural and interpersonal understanding also has been of great importance. Positions as Drilling manager, Offshore Installation Manager and General Manger in Odfjell Drilling, operations manager and Technology Director in Equinor. CEO of Nordic Circles AS and holds board positions in a number of companies and organizations.
Kristin Rist Sørheim
Research scientist /Senior project manager / SINTEF Ocean
Experience within oil chemistry, oil spill contingency, and marine pollution. Holds a master’s degree in analytical chemistry from University of Bergen, and selected subjects in business administration from University of Nordland.
Deputy Board member
External relations / Western Norway University of Applied Sciences
15 years of experience with cross sectoral and public/private sector cooperation.