Nada Ahmed

Nada Ahmed graduated in 2009 from the program, and had an amazing career over the last 11 years. Starting out at DNV after graduation, Nada moved to Norway for her job, and never looked back. She acquired over 10 years of project management and leadership experience in the Offshore Energy and Maritime Industry. Over the past 6 years she has been leading various Innovation and business development teams with a special focus on digital transformation. “I am now the Head of Research and Innovation at Aker Solutions, a leading engineering and subsea technology supplier to the offshore industry based out of Norway.” Nada adds: “I am also an avid voice in topics concerning Innovation, Agile leadership, Sustainability and Diversity and Inclusion.” Nada was on the 2020 list of Top 50 Women in Technology in Norway, awarded by Abelia and ODA network. ”I am staying pretty busy, having a family, a busy job and being active as head of the board of the Norwegian Polytechnical Society Digital Leadership Community and also serving on the advisory board of Noroff School of Technology and Digital Media (based in Oslo). “Nada will be speaking in our seminar series this spring, she said: “The EA degree program prepared me well for the challenges in the environmental consultancy industry. The management and business components were especially important to advance my career. Now just this knowledge helps me with another venture, i.e. leading the non-profit organization that I co-founded in 2015, TCF Norway, focused on providing quality education to underprivileged girls and boys in Pakistan.”