Ernst Vidar Pedersen
Successful businessman and sportsman, having won the League Championship and Cup with Norwegian Football team Vålerenga. Ernst also played Premier League football for Norwegian Football Club FK Bodø/Glimt.
Ernst has been CEO for several businesses within the fishing industry as well as being CEO of Premier League football clubs F.K. Bodø/Glimt and FC Floya in Norway. Ernst was Regional Leader of the Handball Association North of Norway and Chief of the Board for Finnmark FA and Nordland FA, which takes care of all football activities on behalf of the Norwegian FA.
With a background in finance/economics and considerable linguistic skills, Ernst has worked for several banks in Norway including Sparebanken Nord- Norge, Nordea and Dnc. In addition to his native language, Ernst speaks English, understands French, German and some Russian.