Nina Jensen

Nina Jensen is the CEO of REV Ocean and is a tireless champion for promoting environmentally responsible solutions for the world's ocean. She started this position in 2018 after 15 years of positive impact in WWF-Norway (as Secretary-General since 2012). Nina holds a Master’s degree in Marine Biology from the University of Fishery Science in Tromsø, and has a background in communications and marketing from Ogilvy & Mather. Nina is a board member of The Business for Peace Foundation, The Technology for Ocean (C4IR Ocean) Foundation, The Brain Tumour Association, Ocean Wise, Aker Offshore Wind, Aker CarbonCapture and Project Energy PER-A. She was named Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2014. She is also on the Executive Board of Norway’s Polytechnic Society, and part of Friends of Ocean Action and an advisor to the High-Level Panel for a Sustainable Ocean Economy.

3 words to describe Nature?

Life. Support. System

3 things Nature taught you?

What makes life worth living

Nature always finds a way

Human nature is the most destructive force of nature

3 most treasured Nature spots?

Lofoten islands

Sipadan Island


When you look at the OCEAN, it makes you feel...?


When you see a FOREST, it makes you feel...?


When you see a VOLCANO, it makes you feel...?


When you see a SUNRISE or SUNSET, it makes you feel...?

At peace

When you hear THUNDER, it makes you feel...?


When you hear the WIND HOWLING, it makes you feel...?


Are you an Ocean, Mountain, Forest, or Desert person?


On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is Nature to your well-being?


Share with us a childhood nature memory?

My favourite childhood activity was swimming and snorkelling in the kelp forest, exploring the amazing beauty and wonders of our ocean and always discovering something new. It was a very welcome escape from the hectic city life in Oslo, where I grew up.