About us

Winns aim to contribute to the world climate goals. The world needs to increase renewable energy production. Heating and cooling units are critical to cover the world's future energy need, in a renewable way. Winns believe natural refrigerants is a prerequisite for growing the heat pump industry.

Employees

All employees in Winns work to contribute to reduction of CO2 emissions. Employees have a passion to increase renewable energy production. In Winns the employees know much about energy solutions based on refrigeration technology, natural refrigeration and control philosophy of heating and cooling units. Employees in Winns Offshore have long and valuable experience from different fields within the oil and gas industry and have delivered the AC&R part of HVACR solutions to the Norwegian Continental Shelf for more than two decades.

Management
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Guro Solem

Chief Executive Officer

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Guro is passionate about development and a sustainable world. This led her to study development studies and business development. She has lived, studied and worked abroad for the last twenty years. Her home base is Trondheim. Guro has been working to make Norwegian technology commercialized, introducing them for new markets and making organizations fit for scale up. She has experience from positions within leadership, commercialization of new technology and business models, marketing, international sales and organizational development. From public to private, from a variety of industries, predominantly within energy. Guro believes business leaders can be catalysts for changing the world.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Master of Management;
Business Development and Strategy

 

Macquarie University Sydney

Bachelor; Double major in Anthropology and Sociology

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Arne Eikås Børtveit

Sales Manager - Offshore

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With more than 30 years of experience in design and installation of heating and cooling systems both on and offshore, Arne is on a mission to free the globe from chemical refrigerants. For the last 15 years he has been working with Natural refrigerants, he is also one of few with CO2 systems deliveries for offshore since 2017. Arne joined Winns in 2017 because he felt at home in the professional environment only focusing on Natural Refrigerants, also for the least environmental industry of them all; the oil and gas industry.

School of Refrigeration Engineer

Certification in Refrigeration

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Erik Greiner Morset

Chief Technology Manager

Erik has waste experience from project deliveries and technology development, with his field automation. He has worked within R&D, renewables, oil and gas, process industry and aquaculture.

NTNU / HIST

Bachelor i Automasjon

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Morten Hegdal

Business Development Manager

Morten is so passionate about change that he went from finance to co-founding Winns based on a foreseen phase out of HFC gasses. He has been, and still is, an important member of the team driving change and business development forward, in a world that cannot move fast enough.

BI Norwegian Business School

Bachelor in Market Communications

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Sondre Skjelbred Refsnes

Finance Manager

Sondre joined Winns to contribute to reducing our CO2 emissions. He had at that point worked with in and with finance, property and accounting.

Norwegian University of Technology and Science

Master in Finance

BI Norwegian Business School

Master in Accounting

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Raymond Jensen

Project Director

Raymond has over 20 years of experience in delivering HVAC projects, both for land based and offshore installations. He has worked as discipline lead HVAC for several years, and joined Winns to be part of a company only focusing on natural refrigerants, as he has seen and felt an increased amount of demand, but a lack of suppliers and competence.

School of Refrigeration Engineer

Certification in Refrigeration

Technical College 

Diploma in Heating and Cooling

Techology
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Jarl Sandø

R&D Engineer

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Bjørn Arstad

R&D Engineer

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Ole Kristian Ekseth

Chief Architect

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Vegard Witsø

Electrical Engineer

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Per Gunnar Alsvik

R&D Engineer

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Operations
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Ingeborg Christina Stautland

Project Manager & QHSE

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Rohi Bayat

Service Manager

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Ola Storaas Næss

Cooling Technician

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Board of Directors
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Helge Sundbye

Project Manager

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Thor Egil Five

Chairman

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Magnus Bang Svendsen

Board Member

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Egil Tegnander

Board Member

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Contact

+47 91551301

offshore@winns.no

Kunnskapshuset

Sævegen 136

5417 Stord

Norway

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Certifications

Achilles ID:60587

PED MODULE H1 Cert No:TK00063