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Jan-Gunnar Winther

Council Member, CCICED Director, Norwegian Centre for the Ocean and the Arctic; Specialist Director, Norwegian Polar Institute

The former Director of the Norwegian Polar Institute, Mr. Winther, is the first Director of the new National Centre for the Ocean and the Arctic. Mr. Winther is a solid leader with an extensive national and international network. His background and genuine interest in the oceans and the Arctic is significant for our succeeding, Husebekk says in a recent press release from Nofima. Mr. Winther’s professional background is in research and knowledge from Arctic waters. He is an engineer by profession and holds a PhD in polar hydrology.