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Green Business Norway
Norwegian environmental & renewable energy technology providers

Green Business Norway is a professional organization acting on behalf of enterprises in the Environmental Energy & Technology sector. Our role is to contribute to innovation, co-operation and project development on behalf of the members of our organization.

Our vision is to become Norway’s leading authority in the field of Environmental Energy & Technology.

Green Business Norway has its own set of rules and regulations and is led by a Main Board, which is elected each year at the General Assembly. The operative work is carried out by a Secretariat, which is elected by the Main Board.

The running costs are financed by membership subscriptions and contributions from our co-operating partners.


Thor Sverre Minnesjord

Chief Executive Officer

With 20 years of experience, Thor is a visionary with a genuine passion for technologies arising from the cleantech sector. He is a pioneer in his approach to opening and pursuing new market opportunities globally through targeted business promotion and strategies for export development, while establishing teams and networks worldwide.


  • Executive management
  • International business development and new markets
  • Strategic planning
  • Management of GBN project portfolio
  • Networking and member relations
  • Start-up management, investments and financing
Contact Details:

Tlf: +47 90 86 33 49

Rita Bogužaitė

Director Baltic Region

Since 1997 Rita has been instrumental in enabling a large number of Norwegian companies enter the Lithuanian market through building up and running the Innovation Norway office in Lithuania and her extensive network in the Baltics. Rita has acted as market advisor to the board and top management levels of investors.

  • Business development and networking in the Baltic countries
  • Market surveillance and development
  • Project management and implementation
  • Long-term strategy for cooperation
Contact Details:

Tlf: +370 687 30775


Zita Ambrutytė

Special Advisor Baltic Region

Zita has 20 years of well-rounded experience in both the business and academic worlds through working on private and governmental development projects. Zita has a PhD from Linköping University, Sweden and has played a key role as Invest Lithuania’s responsible for investment advice to the Lithuanian Government. She has supported Norwegian companies extensively with their business development in Lithuania through her work at Innovation Norway.

  • Supporting the Director of Baltic Region in business development efforts
  • Market surveillance and development
  • Project management and implementation
  • Strategic advice
Contact Details:

Tlf: +370 616 51951


Madlena Vladimirova

Market Director Bulgaria

Madlena is an expert with a 15 year background in EU funding programmes and investment consultancy. She focuses on environmental issues, sustainable development and resource efficiency. Her key skills and knowledge concentrate on waste management and waste treatment innovative approaches. She is also a Board member of the Norwegian-Bulgarian Business Group.

  • Market surveillance and development related to greening the economy
  • Transfer of Scandinavian know-how and best practices to the Bulgarian market
  • Advice on the legal and financial framework of Bulgaria
  • Identifying funding opportunities for Bulgarian and Norwegian entities cooperation
  • Participation in development of start-ups and pilot projects in Bulgaria and internationally
  • Networking and engagement to promote Norwegian environmental values
Contact Details:

Tlf: +35 9 889 69 82 84


Maritsa Kissamitaki

Head of Design and Administration

Maritsa is always ready to take on new challenges. Her motivation lies in seeking the most effective way to deliver results. She maintains flexibility while applying her design communication background in her approach. The large range of projects she is involved in allows her to move across disciplines and enhance her ever expanding skillset.

  • Design of marketing material and corporate presentations
  • Concept development
  • Market research
  • Administration and back office support
Contact Details:

Tlf: +34 616 08 57 83

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