India is the second fastest growing economy in the world. Economic fundamentals stand strong, and global interest is on a steady upswing.
Asheesh Agarwal is Senior Advisor for the maritime and renewable energy sectors. He has over 26 years of experience in various industries like defence, energy, infrastructure, metals and mining, chemicals, agro-processing and engineering. This experience is both in domestic and international businesses. He has carried out project management and engineering, valuation of businesses, formulation of strategy and liaising. He has been with the Innovation Norway and advising Norwegian companies for the past more than 16 years. He is a Chemical Engineer with an MBA in Finance and a post graduate diploma in International Business.
Arti is responsible for the Marine sector (Aquaculture, Fisheries and Seafood). She has broad competence in the field of CSR in India. Arti has extensive experience in international business covering market entry strategy, partner selection, and demand analysis. She also has broad competence in business development with a Master’s degree (LLM) in Law & Economics from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
Ambika Oberoi is responsible for the ICT and Health sectors in addition to startups and entrepreneurs. She has broad competence in international business covering market entry strategy, partner selection, demand analysis, testing products/ideas in overseas markets. Ambika has diverse cross-cultural experience, having worked with businesses from South East and Far East Asia, Europe and Nordic countries. She has a Master’s Degree in Economics and an MBA in International Business.
Cristian Rodrigo Valdes Carter
Cristian Valdes Carter is the Director of Innovation Norway in India and the Commercial Counsellor at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi. With extensive leadership experience in various industries such as Fisheries, Smart Cities, Tourism, Transport & Communications, Port Developments, Offshore Energy, and Subsea, Cristian brings a wealth of knowledge from the Norwegian business community. He holds a master's degree in Law from the University of Bergen and has completed an Executive Programme in Innovation & Transition Leadership from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH Executive).
Sarita is head of administration and has over five years of experience in Human Resource Management, staff augmentation and back-office operations. She has worked in diverse work environments including multinational corporations and nonprofit organizations. Her competence lies in nurturing client relationships and providing extensive support to staff and management.
Elisabeth is the Counsellor for Science, Technology and Higher Education to India and promotes the Norwegian Government’s strategy for cooperation with India with particular focus on higher education, research, technology, and innovation. She has for many years been working at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) with education and research projects. Elisabeth has also been an EU adviser as well as coordinated a centre for research-based innovation within autonomous ships (SFI AutoShip). Elisabeth has a bachelor in social geography from The University of Oslo and a master’s in English.
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