Appointment of General Manager for the Norwegian Centre of Expertise Subsea

Trond Olsen (40) has been appointed General Manager of the Norwegian Centre of Expertise Subsea (NCE Subsea) in Hordaland.

Published: 25 October 2006
His previous position was General Manager in Allons Consulting, and he has wide experience from public and private businesses. He is educated at the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy and BI, Norwegian School of management.

NCE subsea is a member organization which was established by companies, municipalities, the Hordaland County Council, and educational and R&D institutions related to the Hordaland subsea environment. NCE Subsea received status as national centre of expertise (NCE) on april 27 2006.
The subsea cluster in Hordaland constitutes today 80 companies with an annual turnover of 8 billion NOK and about 4000 people at work. The center of expertise aims to develop the Hordaland subsea cluster and strengthen the businesses' competitiveness nationally and internationally. A range of projects has already been established under NCE Subseas direction.

Kurt R. Andreassen

Chair of NCE Subsea Board
English text by Trude Sletteland