Sales Director, Barel AS
Geir Torbjørnsen was born and raised in Kirkenes. He studied instrument mechanics with main focus on electronics.
He is a founder of several companies in Norway, Brazil and Russia (all based in Kirkenes).
Today, Mr. Geir Torbjørnsen holds the position of Sales Director at Barel AS, where he is a majority shareholder and a founder of the above company.
Geir Torbjørnsen started to explore nearby Russia (Murmansk region) in 1999, which resulted in the birth of company 'OOO BR electronics' in 2002. Torbjørnsen held the position of General Director of BR electronics for some years, and today he is the Chairman of the Board of Directors.
Geir Torbjørnsen is genuinely interested in the bilateral development and wants to contribute to achieving an open, less bureaucratic and more practical cooperation between Russia and Norway.