Geir Bjørkeli

Geir Bjørkeli

Chief Executive Officer
Geir has been involved in marine systems for more than 20 years. Prior to Joining Corvus Energy, Geir was Director of Norway for the Dutch company Huisman, and established the company’s Norwegian presence for offshore construction equipment solutions.

Prior to joining Huisman, Geir was a design engineer with the ship designer and shipbuilder Ulstein. He held several positions with Rolls-Royce, including VP Sales for North East Asia and Managing Director of Rolls-Royce Marine Japan. Subsequently, he was appointed VP Systems Sales & Marketing Campaigns with global responsibility for Rolls-Royce systems in merchant vessels.

Geir is a mechanical engineer by training from Western Norway University of Applied Science, and holds an MBA in Shipping, Offshore and Finance at BI Norwegian School of Management and Nanyang Technical University, Singapore.

Geir is based out of the Corvus Energy European Headquarters in Bergen, Norway.

Neil Lang

Neil Lang

Chief Operating Officer & General Manager, North America

Neil Lang brings over 20 years of experience in strategic operations and business execution within large multinationals, entrepreneurial start-ups, public and private companies.

Most recently he served for 4 years as Chief Operating Officer at Day4 Energy and supported its growth in revenue from $10 million in 2008 to $170 million in 2010.

Prior to this he served as the Operations Director for a $100 million division of the Hain Celestial Group, as Supply Chain Director for SISU Enterprises and also spent six years in the UK working in various management roles for Unilever.

Neil holds a Master’s and a Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Cambridge University and is a Chartered Engineer registered in the UK.

Neil is based out of the Corvus Energy Global Headquarters in Vancouver, Canada.

Willie Wagen

Willie Wagen

Global Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Managing Director – Europe

Willie brings years of maritime and related industry experience to this role.

He has held various global management positions in international project management, research, innovation, strategic development & sales and marketing.

Prior to joining Corvus, Wagen held a variety of sales & business development leadership positions over his 9 years at Wärtsilä, mostly recently as the head of the Market Innovation department at Wärtsilä focused on the global marine and oil & gas industries. Prior to Wärtsilä, Wagen was at Aker Solutions.

Willie brings a wealth of knowledge regarding the future perspectives and trends of the marine industry, along with a passion for innovation and new technologies. He has a Master of Science degree in the field of power electronics at the University in Narvik.

Willie is based out of the Corvus Energy European Headquarters in Bergen, Norway.