Ragnar Joensen is a Faroese citizen with extensive management experience from the aquaculture industry. Prior to the Company, he worked 17 years as Managing Director at Marine Harvest (now Mowi). He has also been in executive positions at Marine Harvest Faroes, Marine Harvest Norway and Marine Harvest ASA. Furthermore, Mr. Joensen has held several board positions at leading aquaculture companies.
Mr. Joensen holds a M.Sc. in Engienering, Aquaculture from Aalborg University, Denmark, and an MBA from the University of Warwick, UK.
Ove Nodland is a Norwegian citizen, but has lived and worked in Ningbo, China since 1999. He has more than 25 years’ experience from working in Asia in various management positions, including setting up and being the CEO of Nordic Industrial Park in 2002, where he has advised and supported 50 companies when setting up their business operations in China. Ove is the founding partner of Nordic Aqua Partners and initiated the project in 2014. Before moving to China, he held management positions in various companies in Norway.
Mr. Nodland is an Honorary Citizen of Ningbo, and is a Qualified Mechanical Engineer from the Stavanger College of Technology.
Knut Nesse is Norwegian citizen, working as CEO of AKVA group ASA, a position he has held since November 2019. Prior to his current positions, Mr. Nesse has extensive experience as a CEO in international leading companies, including six years as CEO of Skretting Group (part of Nutreco) and six years as CEO of Nutreco. Mr. Nesse has vast experience from board positions in several companies.
Mr. Nesse holds an MBA from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH).
Jan Petersen is a Faroese citizen. He works as CEO of Christian í Grótinum, which main activity two trawlers, fishing and producing around 90.000 ton of pelagic fish per year. Mr. Petersen has held the position since 2016. Prior to his current positions, Mr. Petersen has extensive experience as CFO in Christian í Grótinum and in Føroya Tele.
Mr. Petersen holds a Bachelor's degree in financial accounting and finance from CBS.
Knut Langeteig is a Norwegian citizen, working as CEO and founder of several companies. Mr. Langeteig has over 40 years' experience from the pig farming industry. Over the last 10 years, Mr. Langeteig has also started companies in the fish farming industry. Mr. Langeteig is the co-founder of Goodvalley, a pig farming company which has grown from one farm in Poland to a company with over 1.5 bn DKK in revenues.
Mr. Langeteig holds several board positions as chair of the board.