Dr. Alf Bjørseth is Chairman of his private company, Scatec AS, where the objective is to establish new companies based on the latest technologies within the areas of renewable energy and advanced materials. His efforts have resulted in a number of new businesses like REC, NorSun, Scatec Solar ASA, Norsk Titanium and REEtec AS. He will be best know for having founded ScanWafer in 1994, followed by another three companies within the solar industry, all merged into Renewable Energy Corporation in 2000 where he served as President and CEO until the fall of 2005.
Alf Bjørseth holds a Doctor Phil.in physical chemistry from the University of Oslo. He started his career as a researcher and were Corporate Director of Research at Norsk Hydro and Director of Technology for Elkem.