General Manager, Engineering Department
Vard Engineering Brevik AS
Andreas reports to the members of board and SVP of Engineering & Design for Vard Group. Responsible for the general management of the company in Brevik, Norway and Director of Board for Daughter company in Gdansk, Poland. Through this role focus have been:
- Ensure the company business transition from Engineering to Design and Competence center
- Development of key strategies and projects for the Maritime green shift, such as ZeroCoaster
- Vard's representative in the Green Shipping Program to nominate innovation and use of hydrogen in maritime application.
Previous tasks as technical manager involved technical management and strategies for all disciplines in the company. Overall responsible for improvement projects, implementation, and follow-up of their efficiency in the organization. This span from technical improvement, organizational improvement and to executional improvements with long term goals and involvement of every layer of the organization for facilitation of ownership to the tasks.
Prior to working with Vard Group, Andreas started his career at Aker Solutions, where he worked as Test manager for offshore and subsea boosting and compression stations.
Master, Marine Systems design - Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2005 -2007
Bachelor, Marine Engineering - Bergen University College 2002 - 2005