Nina Jensen is the CEO of REV Ocean, the world’s largest Research and Expedition Vessel (REV) currently under construction which will be available for scientists, NGOs, policy makers, innovators, engineers and marine stakeholders. Equipment onboard will include scientific trawls, laboratories, a lecture auditorium, moonpool, sub-marine, advanced communication equipment and a high-tech incinerator system for plastic waste.
All REV Ocean initiatives are based on open collaboration and partnerships with relevant stakeholders, working toward the same common goal – preserving our ocean.
She started this position in 2018 after 15 years in WWF-Norway, CEO since 2012. Nina has a burning commitment and passion for oceans, conservation and sustainable solutions. She holds a Master’s degree in Marine Biology from the University of Fishery Science in Tromsø, and has a background in communications and marketing from Ogilvy& Mather. She is a Board member of The Business for Peace Foundation. Member of the Adjudication Committee for the Nordic Council Nature and Environment Award. Member of the Expert Committee of the Thor Heyerdahl award and the Prize Committee for the Rachel Carson Award. She also serves on the Advisory Board for the Global Opportunity Report. Nina is born and raised in Oslo, she loves to dive, fish, ski, hike and loves the outdoors.
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