Transitioning from startup to scaleup; CCO Frode Helland-Evebø

Daphne Technology works across borders and industries. Tackling climate change is a global challenge. To achieve Net-Zero by 2050, we need determination and strong collaboration around the globe. So Daphne turns to Norway as its second home, a world leader in developing low- and zero-emission solutions.

Published:
June 24 2021

As a part of a global strategy, an experienced commercial leader with a proven track record of commercialising new technology to the market is vital. With substantial experience within the maritime industry and an extensive leading commercial portfolio, Mr Frode Helland-Evebø joined the company in 2020. Frode is a commercial expert with more than 25 years of experience with leading national and international corporations. He started his own consultancy business in June 2020, came in contact with Daphne just after and took on the role of Chief Commercial Officer in October 2020.

Before starting his venture, he led the Norwegian office and the global marine sales division for Pacific Green Marine Technologies. Prior to that, he was the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer in Clean Marine, responsible for commercialising its technology. Between 2017 and 2019, he drove the Clean Marine's growth worldwide by generating more than €200 million in incremental sales, helping Clean Marine become one of the world's largest scrubber manufacturers.

Frode is based in Oslo, Norway. Since he came on board, he has established our commercial team in Norway and will scale up in line with the strategies and plans developed for a global company. For over 150 years, Norway has been a major player on the world's oceans. Norway is also one of the world's largest shipping nations, leading the way towards green shipping as a world leader in developing low- and zero-emission solutions. We believe this is a perfect match and a natural second home to Daphne.

Through his long experience in the maritime sector and different leadership roles, Frode has a demonstrated history of developing and generating business for start-ups and larger companies. With his passion, focus, and dedication, he has built successful teams, developed and implemented strategies, processes and tools for sales growth.

Over the years, Frode has built up an extensive industry stakeholder network which has already been and will be a valuable network for Daphne as we advance.

BIO Frode Helland-Eevebø >

Daphne is excited to have attracted such a giant from the industry. We believe this is confirmation of our breakthrough technology as Frode firmly sees the technology as a game-changer for the industry. We are confident Frode brings the skill-set and the experience to achieve Daphne's goals and contribute to significant growth.

Dr. Mario Michan
Founder & CEO

Regulation promotes technological innovation to address climate change

By 2050, the International Energy Agency (IEA) believes that almost half the toxic emissions reductions will come from technologies currently at the demonstration or prototype phase. Thus, investing today in technological innovations is a must to meet the net-zero goals of the future.


Read more →

Leading the clean air transformation; CTO Dr. William Ramsay, PhD

Our Chief Technology Officer was instrumental in winning the Horizon 2020 €2.5 million grant from European Union's research and innovation program. 


Read more →

The Scientist behind the invention; Founder & CEO Dr. Mario Michan, PhD, EMBA

Dr. Michan is a sailor, physicist, and founder of Daphne Technology. He is passionate about using innovation to achieve a positive environmental impact and has combined his two life interests, the ocean, and science, to fight climate change.


Read more →

Carbon Capture and Storage

Daphne Technology is one of the partners in the Green Shipping Programme and participates in the pilot “Carbon Capture and Storage systems on ships". Capture and storage of CO2, both on land and on board ships, can play a distinct role in reducing GreenHouse Gas (GHG) emissions.


Read more →

Daphne Technology in the news around the world

Our crowdfunding press release generated significant interest worldwide. In the last few days, eleven leading publications picked it up to learn more about our climate tech startup.


Read more →

Climate tech Daphne Technology launches crowdfunding campaign. Clean Air. Clean Seas.

Daphne Technology, the climate tech startup eliminating air pollution and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from ships, is launching a crowdfunding campaign this May.


Read more →