Head of Sustainability and Technology
Silje Bareksten has a background in the commercialization of technology and cutting-edge research from leading science and technology environments in Norway and abroad. In addition to working with entrepreneurship, collaboration strategies and innovation management in the public sector, Silje has spent time at the knowledge transfer group at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland, and completed courses in space science with International Space University (ISU) and ESA, the European Space Agency. She has experience in finance, shipping, and marketing, and has specialized in business development and strategic management. Lately, she has functioned as Head of Smart City in Oslo, utilizing her broad background in and understanding of technology to support the city of Oslo's positioning as a smart city. Today she is leading the sustainability transition for Nor-Shipping and their associated ocean industries.