Laurence Odfjell was among the heavyweights joining the NBAS board when NBAS hosted its Annual General Meeting at Techlab by Innovation Norway on 30 March. The AGM ensured continuity in the central leadership. President Leonard Stornes was re-elected for two years, together with Treasurer Torgeir Willumsen and board member Ronny Waage.
In addition, the AGM elected heavyweights within a circular economy, maritime sector, tech, venture capital, and marketing.
Thank you to PinkFish, who sponsored the food for NBAS 2022 AGM.
See full NBAS Board 2022 below
Christian Gleditsch, Ine Jacobsen, Rigmor Berthier, and Karoline Rigault were thanked for their years of excellent service to the board.
A few highlights from the event:
The impact of war: Manu Bhaskaran, Devadas Krishnadas, and Dr. Deborah Elms discussed the impact on Singapore and the SEA region of the war in Europe.
Business Climate Survey: IN - director Paul Kastmann spoke about Norwegian companies' outlook on Singapore.
In good order: His Excellency Ambassador Eivind S. Homme, complimented a proactive association and emphasized the good collaboration in Team Norway.
Established and new: Arshi Parthan, Kongsberg Maritime, and new NBAS-member Akhil Aggarwal, Awilco
Praised volunteers: Trine Johansen and Christopher Skelton (right) are among the NBAS-volunteers that received praise from NBAS-President Leonard Stornes.
Focus on Ukraine. Galyna Kogut (right), and Nadiya Kravchuk (in the middle) gave insight in the situation in Ukraine - as a basis for how the Norwegian business community can help. Sigrid Inderberg informed about NCC' support concert for Ukraine 24 April
Exchanging views: Jon Vikan from NCC and Jason Yap from Flokk.
Norwegian innovators: Magnus Lande, DNV, Ronny Waage, ScanReach and Henrik Fittinghof, Jotron
Digital twins: Leonard Stornes (right) mentioned Thome and Claes Eek Thorsten as a prime example of the strengthened collaboration between NBAS and its members, also within digitalization.
Full NBAS Board 2022
|President||Leonard Stornes||NHST Media Group|
|Honorary Secretary||Paul Kastmann||Innovation Norway|
|Honorary Treasurer||Torgeir Willumsen||Simonsen Vogt Wiig|
|Board Member||H.E. Eivind S. Homme||Ambassador|
|Board member||Cristina Saenz de Santa Maria||DNV|
|Board member||Erik Ingvoldstad||EedenBull|
|Board member||Laurence Odfjell||Odfjell S.E|
|Board member||Magnus Grimeland||Antler|
|Board member||Marie Pettersson||Kezzler|
|Board member||Bing Zhao||Tomra|
|Board member||Jan Fredrik Skjeltorp||DNB|
|Board member||William Klippgen||Cocoon Capital|
|Board member||Olav Nortun||Thome|
|Board member||Ronny Waage||Scanreach|
|Board member||Magne Hovden||Equinor|