Export Credit Norway (Eksportkreditt) has established a local presence in three new countries, including Singapore, where Jeffrey Lai will be representing Norwegian businesses.
Export Credit Norway will run a local office in collaboration with Innovation Norway, which will also provide resource support.
“Our new local representatives will follow up existing projects and identify new opportunities in these markets. They will conduct early-stage monitoring of potential projects and gather relevant market information on behalf of both Export Credit Norway and Norwegian exporters,” says Olav Einar Rygg, Export Credit Norway’s EVP Director of Lending – Shipping and Offshore.
Export Credit Norway’s new man in Singapore has extensive international experience as a senior maritime professional covering international sales, marketing, business development, procurement and product management. He is also an experienced consultant in providing business advisory services for start-ups and SMEs by assisting them in business growth, strategic planning and corporate development efforts. His key areas of expertise are oil and gas, the maritime sector and ICT, where he has accumulated deep knowledge (including shipping operations, navigation, fleet management solutions and application of technologies for the needs of key markets).
Jeffrey holds a Bachelor degree in Business Administration major in Marketing from RMIT University in Australia and Diploma in Computer Networking from Singapore
Jeffrey Lai can be contacted by telephone (+65 622 21 316, mobile (+65 9680 3368), or email ([email protected]).
“We invite and urge Norwegian exporters in all sectors to use our new local experts in Brazil, Singapore and the USA. Our local ambassadors Martin, Jeffrey and Hans Inge are ready to fight hard to win new contracts for Norwegian businesses,” concludes Olav Einar Rygg.