About Kings Bay AS

Kings Bay AS is a corporation owned by the Norwegian Ministry of Climate and Environment since January 1st, 2017. 

The company owns and operates the town of Ny-Ålesund as well as the surrounding area. The property, comprising 295 km2, includes Brøggerhalvøya and a coastal strip on the east and north sides of Kongsfjorden.

The company purpose is to work towards the development and management of the Ny-Ålesund Research Station with a sustainable use of resources and ecosystem services in accordance with the enviromental law priciples of the Svalbard Environmental Protection Act and its own articles of association.

As the owner, Kings Bay has a special responsibility for management, protection, maintenance and the active use of 29 protected buildings erected between 1916 and 1945. These are half of the buildings in Ny-Ålesund and Svalbard’s largest collection of automatically protected buildings. In addition, the company is responsible as the owner of a large number of protected technical monuments and sites from the mining and polar history of Ny-Ålesund.

 

Kings Bay promotes and support research and research activities performed by research institutions from other countries and contributes to the development of Ny-Ålesund as the most important research station in the Arctic.

Kings bay is a company where the state seeks the most efficient possible attainment of public policy goals. The states’s ownership contributes to maintaining Norwegian communities in the archipelago in accordance with overarching Svalbard policy.

 

KINGS BAY AS

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Reception

08:00-12:00  |  13:00-16:30

TLF: 79 02 72 00
FAX: 79 02 10 00
reception@kingsbay.no
post@kingsbay.no

Director

Adviser

Nurse

Ellen Kristine Opheim
79 02 72 74
nurse@kingsbay.no

Research adviser

Svein Harald Sønderland
79 02 72 52 
research@kingsbay.no

ADMINISTRASJON

Office manager

Accountant

Higher executive officer / procurement

Reception / Booking

            Christer Amundsen             Signe Maria Brunk
79 02 72 00
booking@kingsbay.no

Housekeeping

Oddny Synnøve Moen
    Helga Bogey Birgisdóttir            Kathea Paaldatter Aakerhus       79 02 72 29
housekeeper@kingsbay.no

Operations

Technical Manager

Departemental Engineer

Operation Manager

Carpenter

Electrician

Harbourmaster

Mec. Workshop

Plumber

Power Station

AFIS/Airport Manager

Kitchen

Chef`s Office

Kristian Andre Nilsen
79 02 72 31
chef@kingsbay.no

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen

Kitchen

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Kings Bay AS Board

Chairman

Tor Instanes

Managing director at GC Rieber Eiendom AS – a commercial real estate company in Bergen, Norway.

Deputy Chairman

Widar Salbuvik 

Norwegian Businessman and member of several Board of Directors in Norwegian companies and Corporate Assemblies e.g. Telenor Corporate Assembly.

Board member

Harald Høgseth

Associate Professor Department of Teacher Education at NTNU and  Professor in Craft Science at the Departent of Conservation, University of Gothenburg.

Board member

Ellen Langeggen

Managment director at KLP Eiendom – a Norwegian real estate management company owned by Kommunal Landspensjonskasse.

Board member

Elin Bang Tverfjeld

Campus Manager Finnmark at Samskipnaden – The Arctic Student Welfare Organisation.