As we are moving closer to realizing our expedition from Svalbard to the North Pole we are gathering some top notch crew members for the project. Our team has operational experience from Arctic conditions and Svalbard, as well as VVIP service. They also have a passion for green-tech, wildlife and Arctic adventure.
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Economist, consultant and earlier researcher in architecture with questions related to planning and land use. Worked with Swedish aid to Central America, restructuring challenges for municipalities in Bergslagen in Sweden concerning mine and steel industry, tourism development and since 1997 an expanding contact net in the airship community.
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Robert Swan, Expedition Leader and Arctic Expert
Robert Swan is the first man in history to walk both the North and South Poles, Founder of 2041.com
"I am thrilled to be a part of this project as an expedition leader. Arctic Nature is a passion and I love to teach about safety, wildlife, and survival in the Arctic climate. The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it. Finding new alternative ways of travel is important for our future."
Jesper Vollmer, Head chef
Former head chef for the Danish Royal Family and Michelin star restaurants. Author and founder of the gastronomic concept-house Rå on the island of Bornholm. Atlantic naval chef on "Challenger 93" with Olympic winning Skipper Jesper Bank.
"I am excited to create a sustainable yet adventurous menu for the OceanSky expedition, with roots in the local food scene. With a great range of products including things we will see from above, there will be a story to tell about how people of the Arctic lived and survived."
Per U:son Ericsson, Corporate Jet Pilot
"I was brought up in Northern Sweden, Lappland. Based in Northern Norway gave me good knowledge of Svalbard and the living-style up there. It's a fantastic place and I'm glad to be part of the exciting new sustainable way of travel with OceanSky. I'm a captain on a VIP Challenger 850 aircraft"
Kjartan Sandtrøen, Corporate Jet Pilot
"I was born in northern Norway. Having flown in The Grand Canyon scenic tours, freight within the USA , 3 years in Northern Norway, scheduled passenger flights mainly short runways surrounded by mountainous terrain, 6 years cargo within Norway inclusive Svalbard and soon 7 years in private jet. It makes me humble to be part of the OceanSky team with all the experienced co-workers and the know how. Norway is dedicated to clean energy and so is OceanSky. What we're doing is something truly unique and important."
Franciska Villas, Chief Cabin Attendant
"I’ve been flying since 12 years ago, working with corporate business aviation for the last eight years. I am from Lissabon, I love challenges and creating the atmosphere each client is looking for, exceeding expectations. Being able to combine outstanding service, comfort, space this way is truly unique. OceanSky Cruises is such an innovative project, making waves in high-end travel."
Niels Ørum, Pilot, Type rating Instructor/Examiner
"I live in Copenhagen, and I have experience flying the mail route and tourist flights to Svalbard. I am involved in training management. I am an Airbus 320, Boeing 737 and Canadair Regional Jet instructor and Examiner, with 20.000 flight hours and 6.000 hours of flight training. Looking forward to greener and slower travel in the Arctic."
Johan Berg, Pilot, Line Training Captain
"I have flown more than 14000 hrs for many companies worldwide. I grew up in Skellefteå, a small northerly town in Sweden where adventure was an everyday occurrence. Experienced a lot of skiing, hiking, and sea life before my pilot career took me to the skies. OceanSky's adventures and sustainable travel plans are something extraordinary that I'm glad to be a part of."
Kim Krogtoft, Boeing Business Jet Lead Captain and B737 Type Rating Instructor
"Born in Copenhagen, Denmark. + 25.000 hours airborne, mostly experience from the worlds hot-spots. I was also founder of Stones Aviation with the world's fastest commercial jet - the Citation X. When not airborne my spare time is occupied with sailing, diving, yoga, wildlife and mountaineering. I'm so proud to be part of the OceanSky's fantastic and unique sustainability expedition."
Terje Tamm, Corporate Flight Attendant
"The last 10 years I've been working as a Corporate Flight Attendant on private jets, working worldwide with VIP passengers. I've always had a passion and love for flight and travel. I'm so excited to be a part of the OceanSky team as I find this project truly extraordinary."