Winifred Patricia Johansen
Names: Winifred Patricia Johansen
Profession: Chief Commercial Officer, Quantafuel AS
Years of Service: 19 years
Country of Residence: Norway
- Ongoing Doctorate Research in Leadership of Crisis, University of Bradford, UK
- MBA Oil and Gas Management, Robert Gordon University, Scotland
- Master Degree in Mechanical Engineering Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway
Winifred is a pragmatic, multicultural (Norwegian Ugandan Luo) and enthusiastic person who enjoys solving social, technical, and commercial problems. She is currently the CCO of Quantafuel, a company working on chemical recycling of low value plastic waste to petrochemical feedstock for reuse. She has 12 years of experience from the Subsea Oil and Gas industry within business development, sales and contract management as well as product verification and qualification globally. Prior to that, she worked for 7 years in the automotive industry within product development, safety and standardization.
She is and all-rounder who is passionate about mentoring and helping young, and indigenous people to seek the skill sets that can open opportunities needed for them to take a greater part in the development sustainable utilization and management of their natural resources and environment. She has newly joined Antler as an Advisor to motivate, advise and support upcoming entrepreneurs
Though by qualification she is a Mechanical engineer within the domain of Applied Mechanics of solid material, Winifred is passionate about social and human development, which is reflected, in her doctorate research in sense making and leadership of transboundary smouldering crisis.