Seagriculture EU

21 - 22 June 2023

Trondheim, Norway

Keynote presentation

Olavur Gregersen, CEO, Co-founder, Ocean Rainforest, Faroe Islands

About the speaker: 

Olavur is our CEO, co-founder and largest shareholder in Ocean Rainforest since 2012. He has more than 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and international consultant as well as being a non-executive Director in several innovative companies and projects.

Company info:


Ocean Rainforest is a pioneering blue growth company located in the Faroe Islands and in California, USA. We offer a collection of seaweed products, mostly for feed, food and cosmetic producers, as well as take part in research projects with a number of different partners.

Our inbuilt focus on research and innovation enables us to develop world-class cultivation methods - making us Europe's leading seaweed cultivator and a pioneer in our industry.

Our team shares the same values of passion, teamwork and pioneering, and through a diverse set of skills and years of combined experience, we continue to explore the potential of this versatile sea plant to meet growing market demand.

Our purpose is to improve people’s wellbeing and to make a unique contribution to our blue planet. We do this by applying science, innovation and expertise, to grow premium quality seaweed for our target customer segments.