CEO Knut Vassbotn founded Deep Wind Offshore in 2019, together with the owners Knutsen Group, Haugaland Kraft and SKL. Since then, the company has partnered with the French industry giant EDF Renewables for projects in Norway. DWO has also started companies in Sweden and South Korea.
Vassbotn has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector and has developed floating offshore wind projects across the globe for the last decade. Vassbotn holds a BSc in Naval Architecture from the University of Newcastle.