Board and Management

Board of Directors

Ragnar Joensen

Ragnar Joensen

Working Chairman

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).

Ove Nodland

Ove Nodland

Board Member, CEO, NAN

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

Knut Nesse

Knut Nesse

Board Member

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.

Jan Petersen

Jan Petersen

Board Member

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.

Knut Langeteig

Knut Langeteig

Board Member

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

Management of Nordic Aqua Partners A/S (NOAP)

Ole Juul Jørgensen

Ole Juul Jørgensen

CEO, NOAP

Ole Jørgensen is a Danish citizen and an active investor. Through his company, Invactor, he supports companies with capital and active ownership. Mr. Jørgensen has been active with businesses in China for several years

Hjalti Hvítklett

Hjalti Hvítklett

CFO, NOAP

Mr. Hjalti Hvítklett (born 1979) is from Faroe Island, and comes from the position as CFO in P/F Pelagos, a position he has hold since 2014. Mr. Hvítklett has a Master of Science (MSc) in Business Administration and Auditing (Cand. merc. aud.) from School of Business and Social Science, Aarhus University

Management of Nordic Aqua (Ningbo) Co., Ltd (NAN)

Ove Nodland

 Ove Nodland

Chairman CEO, NAN

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

Ragnar Joensen

Ragnar Joensen

COO, NAN

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).

Arne Knudsen

Arne Knudsen

Project Manager, NAN

Arne Knudsen is a Norwegian citizen but has lived and worked in China for 20 years. He has held various management positions while working in China, most of them as General Manager of TTS Marine, where Mr. Knudsen was in charge of setting up their entire business operations.

Catherine Shen

Catherine Shen

Chief Administration Officer, NAN

Catherine Shen is a Chinese citizen, residing in Ningbo. Ms. Shen has extensive experience from setting up and holding management positions with foreign companies operating in China.

Ola Frøvik

 Ola Frøvik

Farm Manager, NAN

Ola Frøvik is a Norwegian citizen, (born 1983) with more than 11 years of RAS salmon farming experience. He has held various positions within the industry, including positions as Managing Director of Vågafossen Settefisk AS and as Operation Manager for MOWI, Vågafossen

Johan Toftegaard

 Johan Toftegaard

RAS and fish production expert, NAN

Johan Toftegaard (born 1967) has more than 20 years of experience in producing salmon in RAS systems. He comes from the position as Freshwater Manager in MOWI Faroe Islands.

Matthew Bell

Matthew Bell

Technical Manager, NAN

Matthew Bell is a British citizen, with a solid mechanical engineering background, specialising in remote area work. Matthew gained his experience in RAS farming in Arctic Norway.

Yong Tan

Yong Tan

Construction Quality Manager, NAN

Yong Tan is a Chinese Citizen, residing in Shanghai. Mr. Tan has 20 years experience in quality management and project management in various multinational companies, with more than 10 years in management position.