Astrid Skarheim Onsum, Head of Offshore Wind
Ms. Onsum has more than 20 years of experience from the energy sector, working with Aker Solutions for the majority of her career in a range of technical and leadership roles, onshore and on offshore sites. As the managing director for Aker Solutions’ engineering business in Norway for 5 years she oversaw delivery of some of the most complex offshore engineering projects in the world. From 2016, Ms. Onsum held the role of Chief Digital Officer for Aker Solutions. She is now putting this experience to work as she develops Aker Solutions’ offshore wind business under an ambitious growth strategy. Ms Onsum holds a MSc in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Trondheim (NTNU) in Norway.

Offshore Wind Solutions
The demand for renewable industry has beaten all projections and the development of wind energy resources is at an exponential rate. In 2040, wind energy is projected to be the dominant energy source in Europe. The best wind resource is in the ocean and as turbine sizes grow, it is both viable economics and a good alternative to place wind farms offshore. What does this entail? Which capabilities can be transferred from the oil and gas industry? And how can offshore wind transform Norwegian industry? Learn about this and more in this session

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