Oddgeir Danielsen16.02.2021
Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce (NRCC) is opening an office in Kirkenes (Norway) and announces that Oddgeir Danielsen is appointed as the Regional Director for NRCC North.
- We have had a good process, with several qualified candidates. We are very pleased that Oddgeir wants to lead Chamber's activities in the North and implement the central task of strengthening bilateral business cooperation with Russia and also further developing the Chamber's presence in Northern Norway and Northern areas in Russia, says Jarle Forbord, Managing Director of the Norwegian-Russian Chamber of Commerce.
Oddgeir Danielsen comes from the position of Director of Secretariat of the Northern Dimension Partnership on Transport and Logistics in Helsinki. He has previous work experience from private business and public administration in Northern Norway with direct relevance to the tasks and qualifications that are central in his new role as Regional Director for NRCC North, says Forbord.
Danielsen has previously served as CEO of ECDL, Port Director of the Port of Kirkenes, Offshore Design Engineer in Dr. Techn Olav Olsen and Deputy Director in Nor-Cargo Kirkenes. He has several years of experience as a consultant in business development in the Norwegian Barents Secretariat and in Troms County Municipality. Danielsen holds a MSc in Civil Engineering from LuleƄ and was born, raised and lives in Kirkenes.
- I look forward to taking on the tasks, says Danielsen. In tough times and when one must work under trade restrictions, the challenges are many, but both the NRCC and I look forward to an increased focus on business between Norway and the Northern regions of Russia in the years to come.
Oddgeir Danielsen will start in his new position as Regional Director NRCC North on 1 May 2021.

(Read press release in Norwegian and Russian)