For the last 14 years and 6 months, Øyvind Fylling-Jensen has held the position of CEO at Nofima AS – The Norwegian Institute of Food Fisheries and Aquaculture Research (with 400 employees, and revenues of NOK 707M). Prior to this, he was CEO of Matforsk – the Norwegian Institute of Feed Research (which merged into Nofima 2008) and the EVP of farming at Fjord Seafood ASA, which is responsible for their world wide aquaculture activities.
Øyvind has held leading positions as the VP of sales and marketing at Alpharma, CEO of Fürst Medical Laboratory and vice-CEO of Dynal. He currently serves on several boards as chairman (Nord University, Institute of Transport Economics, Norwegian Veterinary Institute, DyreID, The Life Science Initiative at University of Oslo and Fredrikstad Animal Hospital). Øyvind has previously served on the board of the Research Council of Norway (RCN)(2011-18), the Portfolio Board of Life Sciences at RCN from 2019-23, as well as a number of other companies.