Egil HystadGeneral Manager - Market Innovation Team at Wärtsilä Marine Solutions
Born in 1960 at Stord/Norway. Commenced the academic education in 1980 at Trondheim Technical University (NTH): Electrical power Studies. He graduated in 1984, writing a master thesis comprising a three phase model for several induction motors in a network. Currently he has been acting as general manager in the Market Innovation Team in Wärtsilä, focusing on global technological development trends, vessels designed for zero emission and energy efficiency in future Marine solutions. Since 1998 he has also been working with development of electric power generation and propulsion systems mainly for Offshore related vessels. Acting as System responsible and Project manager of several offshore vessels in the period of 1999 to 2007. Since 1990 he has been working in the Norwegian offshore oil and gas business, with design of electric power plants in offshore installation.