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Core Team

Felipe Lima

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Felipe Lima holds a MSc in Subsea Engineering from the University of Aberdeen, a M.Sc in Innovation & Entrepreunership from the University of Oslo and an Engineer's degree in Mechanical Production Engineering from Flumiense Federal University. In the offshore service industry he held various positions at Xodus Group, Aker Solutions and Subsea 7, after 4-year service in the Brazilian Navy. He is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of USEA Ocean Data, with start up in 2017.

Ellen Svestad

Cheif Commercial Officer

Ellen Svestad holds a BA in International Marketing from Beckett University in Leeds, and a Diploma in Export and Finance from BI – the Norwegian Business School. Her previous position was Chief Executive Officer in Chisos Ltd, USA, and she has also been 5 years in Aker Solutions. She joined USEA Ocean Data in August 2021 and holds the position of Chief Commercial Officer.

Per Norvald Boge

Operations Manager

Per Norvald Boge holds a MSc in Geomatics from NTNU. His previous position was Survey Manager in Swire Seabed, and he has held various survey specialist and leadership positions in DOF Subsea and Geoconsult over 15 years. He joined USEA Ocean Data in March 2020 and holds the position of Operations Manager.

Erik T Sollesnes

Senior Robotics Engineer

Erik T Sollesnes holds a BSc in Electronics and IT from Oslo Metropolitan University. After taking part in the Glider School, he worked as a research engineer at Oslo Metropolitan University on the development of a novel underwater glider in the MarTERA OASYS Project. He joined USEA Ocean Data in 2019 and holds the position of Senior Robotics Engineer.

Board of Directors

Thor Egil Five

Chairman

Olav Egeland

Board Member

Johan P. Schwartz

Board Member

Felipe Lima

Board Member

John M. Dahlen

Board Member