Jon Ola Frankplads has a Master's degree in business administration. Frankplads has held leading positions in marketing, finance, strategy and general management. He has also been a general manager of a Pharmaceutical company, a Data company, a Consultancy company and a Venture Capital company.
In recent years Frankplads has been a board member of the listed Idex ASA, Nordic Seafarms ASA, Norsk Gallup Institutt AS, Robot technology AS, Byggutvikling AS and Næringseiendom AS. Frankplads has been the chair of the board in the mother company G&T Septech AS for almost 20 years.