Speakers

Speakers

Henning Langås

Henning Langås is Sales Director for Nel Hydrogen Electrolyser, a division within the Nel group. He has a degree in Master of Business and Economics from the Norwegian School of Management and has had positions within international sales and marketing over a period of more than 10 years before joining Nel Hydrogen. These were for Norwegian industrial companies with global presence with regards to both manufacture and sales, Norske Skog (paper) and Jotun (paints). He joined Nel Hydrogen in 2006, which at that point was a whole owned subsidiary of Norsk Hydro.

Nel is a global, dedicated hydrogen company, delivering optimal solutions to produce, store and distribute hydrogen from renewable energy. We serve industries, energy and gas companies with leading hydrogen technology.

 

Geir Brekke

Geir Brekke is Sr. Engineer in Statkraft’s new department for renewable hydrogen.

Statkraft has developed a new strategy that includes supplying renewable hydrogen for the heavy industry for their needs of further decarbonisation.

Use of renewable hydrogen is electrification, and Statkraft can utilize the existing competence to provide this energy to customers at a competitive level.

Statkraft is currently working on several project in multi-MW scale.

 

Harald Maaland

Harald Maaland is Project Coordinator for the Hydrogen Production Project in Kvinnherad, Western Norway. This project is a cooperation between Gasnor, Sunnhordland Kraftlag, Kvinnherad Energi and the Municipality of Kvinnherad. The goal of the project is to build a large-scale production plant for green, liquefied hydrogen. This pioneering plant will be located in Matre, Kvinnherad, and use hydropower to produce hydrogen with electrolysis. Harald Maaland holds a Master of Social Sciences and a Certificate of Apprenticeship in Well Technology. He is working as an advisor at the Municipality Administration on planning and green business development, amongst which several hydrogen projects.

 

Henrik Steen Pedersen

In order to help build and drive future clean, green energy production, storage and distribution, I have engaged myself into the hydrogen generation business to help enable an expansion and adaptation of hydrogen as the future energy carrier. Working at GreenHydrogen in Denmark - we strive to help our partners and end-users to gain easy access to cost effective hydrogen production - as the hydrogen economy starts with affordable hydrogen to foster many different applications. As a technology supplier we relay on a global setup of local partners - to help creating local jobs and oppertunities to establish a complete local hydrogen eco-system. So become our local partner - and we’ll together produce and deliver clean green hydrogen - ready for any application.

 

Christian Bue

Christian Bue is the CEO of Varanger KraftHydrogen AS. The company is part of an EU project, called Haeolus. The project aims to produce hydrogen from stranded wind power in Finnmark. Christian holds a Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He has previously worked in Statoil/Equinor, and is now happy to be a part of the (even) greener part of the energy sector.

 

Jean-Baptiste Curien

Jean-Baptiste Curien has 15 years of experience in renewable and cleantech industry. Jean-Baptiste has a background from both start-up companies and large international players such as Total and E&Y. Jean-Baptiste holds an engineering degree from École Polytechnique and École Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées in France.

 

Tore Solheimslid

Tore er utdanna sivilingeniør ved HVL og UIB og har jobba tre år for Greenstat AS. I dag er Tore prosjektleiar for hydrogen i Hordaland Fylkeskommune, der han jobbar for å sikre godt hydrogensamarbeid på tvers av fylkesgrensene, på tvers av sektorane og mellom næringsliv, offentleg forvaltning og leverandørindustrien.

 

Dr. Ivan Østvik

Dr. Ivan Østvik has a B.Eng. degree in Naval Architecture and Offshore Engineering and a PhD degree in risk-based ship design.

For 11 years he worked with ship design, risk management, safety assessment and R&D projects at LMG. He was a key member of the team designing the LNG-driven ferries trafficking Halhjem-Sandvikvåg, and he was amongst the team starting up NorWind in 2007.

From 2017 he has developed design and hydrogen systems onboard the Hjelmeland car ferries as project manager for Norled and winning the tender towards the Norwegian Road Administration in 2018. There ferries will be in operation on the route in Q2 2021.

 

 

Per Brinchman

Since his graduation as naval architect at the Norwegian Technical University in Trondheim in 1978, Per has held a number of leading positions in the Norwegian maritime supplier, service and ship-owning industry. For the past 16 years he has been employed by the Wilhelmsen group, most of his time as head of the technical department. Per has in all his career been engaged in technology development within maritime safety, environment and efficiency.

Per is now heading Wilhelmsen’s activities within renewables and autonomy technology.

 

Marit Mork

Marit Mork is currently Project Manager for the Deep Purple project within TechnipFMC. She has 20 years of experience from the oil and gas industry as a specialist system engineer within subsea processing, flow assurance and field development. For the last three years Marit has been working with R&D and business development within hydrogen and offshore wind technologies. Marit holds a Ph.D. within petroleum technology from NTNU.Since his graduation as naval architect at the Norwegian Technical University in Trondheim in 1978, Per has held a number of leading positions in the Norwegian maritime supplier, service and ship-owning industry. For the past 16 years he has been employed by the Wilhelmsen group, most of his time as head of the technical department. Per has in all his career been engaged in technology development within maritime safety, environment and efficiency.

Per is now heading Wilhelmsen’s activities within renewables and autonomy technology.