Svein Berg took up the position of CEO of Nordic Innovation in 2017. Before that he held various positions in Innovation Norway, including Senior Vice President at HQ and Regional Director, both in Norway and abroad. Svein has also been CEO of The Norwegian Seafood Council. As Director in Norway Seafoods/Aker Seafoods he experienced the challenges that come with growing from a startup into a business with 3 500 employees in 3 years. Svein has also been Senior Vice President of The Norwegian Industrial and Regional Fund (SND), and an Advisor in the Norwegian Ministry for Local Government. He holds a master’s degree in economics from The University of Oslo.