Leif J. Kvamme

Leif J. Kvamme

CEO of Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies, and Chairman of Global Response Network, Norway


Leif J. Kvamme is CEO of NOFO (Norwegian Clean Seas Association for Operating Companies), which establishes and maintains oil spill preparedness on the Norwegian Continental Shelf in order to combat oil pollution on behalf of the operating oil companies. This includes both response in open seas as well as in coastal waters and along shorelines / beaches.

Previously,  Mr. Kvamme was Director of QHSE for North Atlantic Drilling, Director of QHSE for Seadrill  Offshore Europe, Director of the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (South-Norway), Director of the civil emergency planning department and member of the County Governors management team, Senior Consultant QHSE for RC Consultants, and spent 12 years in the Norwegian Armed Forces in various positions.

Mr. Kvamme has degrees from The Norwegian Defence College (Forsvarets Høgskole) and The Norwegian Military Academy (Krigsskolen).