Frode Svarstad (1965-) is quality manager at Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik AS. He has held several manager positions in the company within sales, production and design, and started as a production assistant in 1991.
Svarstad is an educated textile engineer, from The Textile Faculty of Heriot-Watt University in Scotland, as well as having a weavers technician education from Schweizerische Textilfachschule in Wattwil / Switzerland, in addition to having a financial degree from BI. Svarstad has been a director of Gudbrandsdalens Uldvarefabrik AS and the Family Svarstad Foundation for the advancement of education since 1994. He has broad experience from directorships from Teko Bransjeforening (Norwegian Industry) and Opplæringsrådet Orteko, among others, while beeing active in Lillehammer Næringsforum. Svarstad has published five textbooks for the textile industry.