Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord

Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord

We focus on innovation, competence and standing in the region.

Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord (OIFO) is Maritime Forum Oslofjord, one of eight regions. Geographically, the association covers Oslo, Viken, Vestfold and Telemark, and Innlandet counties.

OIFO aims to be a cooperation arena for innovation and restructuring in the ocean industries. The arena includes local and global companies from the region that are part of the ocean industries, as well as expert environments at the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN), the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) in Ås in Viken county, the Oslo School of Architecture and Design, BI Norwegian Business School, and OsloMet (Oslo Metropolitan University) in Oslo.

Through various network activities and committees, OIFO endeavours to contribute to increased innovation and value creation in the region. The chair of the board is Jon Rysst, Senior Vice President & Business Development Director, DNV – Maritime.

Driving ocean industry innovation

Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord

"Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord focuses on innovation, competence and standing in the region. The forum also includes Maritime Forum Oslofjord, with all the possibilities and obligations a nationwide network of such maritime forums entails. Through the Maritime Oslofjord alliance, we will be able to offer our members an even wider network and better cooperation, so that we can contribute to restructuring, development and competence-building across the ocean industries."

Jon Rysst, Board Chair and Senior Vice President & Business Development Director, DNV – Maritime

Jon Rysst

Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjorden Årsrapport 2022

Board members as of June 2023

Jon Rysst, DNV AS (Chair)

Olav Weider, Dr. Techn. Olav Olsen AS (Vice Chair)

Sidsel Norvik, Nor-Shipping / Nova Spektrum

Christine Rødsæther, Simonsen Vogt Wiig

Henrik Alpo Sjöblom, Kongsberg Maritime AS

Bern Blikstad, DNB Bank ASA

Randi Lunnan, Handelshøyskolen BI

Frøydis Eldevik, Aker BP ASA

Tomas Tronstad, Wilhelmsen New Energy AS

Erik Dyrkoren, Zeabuz AS

Ocean Industry Forum Oslofjord

General Manager:
Tom O. Kleppestø
Tel: +47 22 33 57 00
Mobile: +47 48 14 40 00
E-mail: tom.kleppesto@maritimt-forum.no

Visiting address:
Rådhusgata 25
Oslo, Norway

P.O. Box 683 Sentrum
N-0106 Oslo