Posted on May 29, 2013 in Speakers 2012
Ms. Gunn Ovesen is the CEO of Innovation Norway.
Ovesen has a long track record of top management positions in various companies and organisations, such as the Norwegian Industrial and Regional Development Fund (SND), where she served as CEO, the Storebrand group and the Vesta group.She has been the CEO of Innovation Norway since January 2004.Ms. Ovesen is a member of the board at various companies and organisations, including Vålerenga Football and the Institute for Labour and Social Research, FAFO. Gunn Ovesen will take part in the PfC-panel discussing Sustainable Capitalism for Social Innovation.Innovation Norway promotes profitable, nationwide industrial development to both the business economy and Norway’s national economy, and helps release the potential of different regions by contributing towards innovation, internationalisation and promotion.Ms Ovesen holds an MSc degree from The Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU.