Helene Barkved /Key Account Manager

helene.barkved@aquanext.no +47 95 79 42 29

Eivind Haugsland / Key Account associate

eivind.haugsland@aquanext.no +47 90 41 46 54

Margrethe Øen / Project associate

margrethe.oen@aquanext.no +47 93 81 27 89

Magne Torgersen / Project manager DNB-Globen


Bodil Strand / Hotel Booking



Rune Haldammen / Project manager

rune.haldammen@stavanger-forum.no +47 97 75 77 61

Owners and Board of Directors

The founders and owners of AquaNext AS are Blue Planet, Offshore Northern Seas (ONS), Stavanger Region Chamber of Commerce, Validé, and Stavanger Forum. The company operates on a non-profit basis. AquaNext aims to support both national and global initiatives within the aquaculture industry by taking a leading role as a conference and exhibition platform for new technologies and innovations promoting sustainable growth.

Board of Directors

Erlend Sødal (Chairman of the Board) /

Advisor and Seafood Enthusiast

Kari Birgitte M. Wiig /

Business Developer, Validé

Jon Are Rørtveit /

Vice President, ONS

Alexander Landsnes /

CEO, Stavanger Forum

Tormod Andreassen /

Head of Business Policy, Stavanger Region Chamber of Commerce