Cristian Valdes Carter is the Director of Innovation Norway’s operations in India and Commercial Counsellor at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in New Delhi.
Cristian has held various leadership roles and board positions in both privately held companies and public-private partnerships and comes with broad experience from the Norwegian business community. His career expands over several industries including Fisheries, Smart Cities, Tourism, Transport & Communications, Port Developments, Offshore Energy and Subsea. Cristian holds a master’s degree in Law from the University of Bergen and an Executive Programme in Innovation & Transition Leadership from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH Executive).
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Ambika Oberoi is responsible for the ICT and Health sectors in addition to startups and entrepreneurs. She has broad competence in international business covering market entry strategy, partner selection, demand analysis, testing products/ideas in overseas markets. Ambika has diverse cross-cultural experience, having worked with businesses from South East and Far East Asia, Europe and Nordic countries. She has a Master’s Degree in Economics and an MBA in International Business.
Arti is responsible for the Marine sector (Aquaculture, Fisheries and Seafood). She has broad competence in the field of CSR in India. Arti has extensive experience in international business covering market entry strategy, partner selection, and demand analysis. She also has broad competence in business development with a Master’s degree (LLM) in Law & Economics from the Erasmus University, Rotterdam.
Asheesh Agarwal is Senior Advisor for the maritime and renewable energy sectors. He has over 26 years of experience in various industries like defence, energy, infrastructure, metals and mining, chemicals, agro-processing and engineering. This experience is both in domestic and international businesses. He has carried out project management and engineering, valuation of businesses, formulation of strategy and liaising. He has been with the Innovation Norway and advising Norwegian companies for the past more than 16 years. He is a Chemical Engineer with an MBA in Finance and a post graduate diploma in International Business.
Sarita is head of administration and has
over five years of experience in Human Resource Management,
staff augmentation and back-office operations. She has worked
in diverse work environments including multinational
corporations and nonprofit organizations. Her competence lies
in nurturing client relationships and providing extensive support
to staff and management.
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