Meet the leadership team of 

NOSCA

CLEAN OCEANS

The management of NOSCA Clean Oceans

General Manager

Eirik Langeland

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

Rebecca Wangen

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

Inken Norberg

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.

Board member

Kristoffer Fortun

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.

Board member

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.

Board member

Trond Lindheim

Founder of SpillTech

Practical mechanical engineer with experience from making solutions for various industries. Mainly with focus on environmental and maritime challenges.

Board member

Aril Jørgensen

Senior Sales Manager Oil Spill Recovery / Norlense

Broad experience within oil spill recovery equipment, and oil spill response industry.

Board member

Fiona Provan

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.

Board member

Rune Gaasø

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.

Board member

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

John Tveit

External relations / Western Norway University of Applied Sciences

15 years of experience with cross sectoral and public/private sector cooperation.