About the speaker:
Ole Christian joined SES in December 2022 in the role as CEO. He comes from a broad background in fish farming including pilot farm with halibut in the 90’s, R & D and more than 20 years of production and management experience in salmon farming both land based and sea based. International experience from companies like Mowi, NRS, Atlantic Sapphire and SINTEF Fisheries and aquaculture. Holding a Master degree (Cand. Scient) in Aquaculture from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim and an Executive MBA degree from Norwegian Business School (BI).
Seaweed Solutions AS is one of Europe’s seaweed pioneers and was the first company in Norway to start farming seaweed. Since 2009, the company has invested significantly in R&D across the seaweed value chain including both biology, marine technology and processing. The company operates a flagship farm at Frøya, Norway and offers a scalable supply of high quality seaweed in bulk (B2B) to food, feed and other markets as well as supplying seeds to other farmers. With a vision to enable large scale seaweed farming in Europe, the company continues to take an active part in innovation activities through its own R&D and through partnerships.