Several global players are among the seven new cluster participants accepted by the GCE NODE Board of Directors.

Aker Solutions
Powered by digital technology, strategic partnerships and a strong culture of solving problems, Aker Solutions deliver complex energy projects. Aker Solutions has 20,000 employees world-wide, of which 9,000 are located in Norway and 75 in Kristiansand. The acquisition of Frontica Engineering has increased the company’s presence in Agder.
Location Manager Kristiansand: Eivind Nordal

Ernst & Young
EY is a leading global consulting and accounting firm with 312,000 employees, of which 2,000 are located in Norway and 36 in Kristiansand. EY provides insights and quality services to help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. Head of Department: Espen Fyllingen

Global accounting, consulting and legal firm Deloitte has 420,000 employees, of which 1,800 are located in Norway and 45 in Agder (Kristiansand, Lyngdal and Grimstad). Regional Manager: Olav Stokkenes

With 120 employees in Agder, the majority of them in Kristiansand, PwC offers consulting, accounting and legal services. Head of Consulting Agder: Audun Finnestad

WSP Norge
As one of the world’s leading professional services firms, WSP provides strategic advisory, engineering and design services to clients in various industries. Head of Department: Geir Ove Tørnkvist and Morten Salvesen

Onsagers is a top-tier, full-service firm with 30 patent attorneys and attorneys at law. With more ex-Norwegian Patent Office (NIPO) attorneys than any other firm, with extensive NIPO experience as well as acting as expert witnesses and expert judges. Contact: Carl Petter Nielsen

Headquartered in Froland, OceanEnvi is a start-up offering competence, technology, products and services within marine current power, underwater operations related to marine minerals, and more. General Manager: Per Kristian Klausen