Connecting Businesses in Lithuania and Norway
Lithuanian-Norwegian Chamber of Commerce (LNCC) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization. The founders of the Chamber are Lithuanian and Norwegian professionals with an interest to strengthen business ties between the two countries.
The Chamber is a forum and network for companies, organizations and private persons interested in strengthening business relations between Lithuania and Norway. In addition, the Chamber aims to enhance the understanding of each others’ business culture, market developments and other socio-economic developments of importance.
The goal of the Chamber is to enable Lithuanian and Norwegian companies to succeed in their business endeavours. We do so through three pillar activities:
Ms. Simonaviciute is a leader and business owner with experience in the information services industry. She graduated from International University in Lithuania and pursued various leadership positions in Lithuania and UK. For the past 7 years is living in Norway and is actively involved in building relations between Lithuania and Norway.
Mr. Bodd is an Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania. He has a long experience in entrepreneurship, politics, and communication and has worked in several countries, both in Europe and Africa. Martin runs the company Silama, representing several Lithuanian companies in Norway. As the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Lithuania, he sees it as his duty and pleasure to increase the relations between Lithuania and Norway.
International experience through DNB in Singapore (1997-2001), Poland (Q1 2011) and Lithuania/Baltic (2011-2017). Experience in change management, organizational and cultural change processes in Norway and internationally. Experience in both retail and corporate banking.
Mr. Evensen is a Senior Vice President, CM advisor eCommerce solutions for Large Corporates and International, DNB. Until recently he was living and working in Lithuania. In Lithuania, he was a Head of Product Development for the Baltics, DNB
Mr. Leif Arne Ulland is a professional diplomat with decades of experience as a diplomat representing Norway abroad. In 2011 Mr. Ulland was appointed as an Ambassador to Lithuania. He was working in Vilnius until 2014 before his retirenment.
Mr. Kleppestø is General Manager for Shipping & Offshore Network and Competence Advisor for the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association. His professional background includes executive education, talent management, entrepreneurship, innovation, and media. Tom’s interest in Eastern Europe in general and the Baltic States, in particular, arose in his teens.