Tore Longva has a MSc in Industrial Economics from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (2004) with a specialization in organization development and business administration. In 2012 he graduated from the DNV GL technology and innovation programme at the University of California, Berkeley. He has worked in DNV GL since 2006 on research and business development projects, and currently he is holding a position in the Regulatory Affairs department. His focus areas are innovation in maritime transport value chains; and improving environmental performance of shipping. Tore Longva has been a key part of several forecast studies on emission reduction and cost-benefit assessments of technologies. He has been following closely the development of regulating GHG in shipping as an advisor in the Norwegian delegation to the Marine Environmental Protection Committee in the IMO.