Employees

Through over 30 years of business, Møreforsking has built solid expertise on designing and conducting projects within varying time- and budget-frames. The institute has 55 employees, whom conduct research, development, counseling and knowledge development.

Gyda Christophersen

Gyda Christophersen was awarded her doctor’s degree (dr. scient.) at the University of Bergen’s Department of Biology in 2005 when she defended her thesis «Effects of environmental conditions on culturing scallop spat (Pecten maximus)». She completed her master’s degree (cand. scient) in general aquaculture at the Department of Fisheries and Marine Biology in 1994, and held a doctoral research fellowship (RCN) during the period 1996-98 at the Centre of Environmental- and Resource Studies at the University of Bergen. The master thesis was named «A comparative growth study of the carpet shell spat, Tapes decussatus and Tapes philippinarum, in a land-based upwelling growth system» (in Norwegian). Gyda also graduated as food technologist from the Norwegian State College of Food Technology in Trondheim, Norway in 1984.
 
Gyda Christophersen has for many years worked within research and development related to cultivation of different bivalve species. She has experience from health inspection, food production and laboratory work. Gyda has broad experience from national and international project work, and from stays abroad in Ireland, Portugal and Canada. In her former employments at Teknologisk Institutt in Oslo and at the University of Bergen she has functioned as project leader and coordinator in several EU projects targeting small and medium sized enterprises.
 
Gyda Christophersen has been employed at Møreforsking Ålesund since August 2016. Here, she will contribute within research on shellfish, new species in aquaculture, live seafood and other aquaculture related topics.

Lyche, Lage

Manager Møreforsking Molde AS
DIR +47 71 21 42 75 MOB +47 934 93 402lage.lyche@himolde.no