Managing director in Aquateam. Established Aquateam together with three colleagues from the Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA) in 1984. Eight years experience from R&D in NIVA, including 2 years as Research Manager for NIVA’s drinking water research. One year appointment at the National Institute of Public Health to develop Guidelines for water treatment and drinking water distribution. One year appointment as manager for the National Research Council’s (NRC) Environmental Pollution R&D section. Research Manager for NRC’s Program for Industrial Environmental Technology with the responsibility of preparing The Norwegian R&D Strategy for Environmental Technology development. In Aquateam Offshore Industry Group Manager from 1990-2011 and assistant Managing director from 1995. Vik was responsible for developing and operating Aquateam’s laboratory services in ecotoxicology and in environmental risk assessment and responsible for establishing and operating Aquateam’s GLP laboratory for ecotoxicological testing from 1994-1998. Vik has been project manager for numerous international R&D initiatives and is presently project manager for a major Enhanced Oil Recovery Joint Industry Project.