Field of work

Fagansvarlig/Head of research-based innovation in the Division for Research, Internationalisation and Innovation. I work primarily with innovation, commercialisation and IPR issues, and is the main contact at HVL regarding the commercialisation organisations that HVL collaborates with (Vesltandets Innovasjonsselskap - VIS, Valide and Kunnskapsparken Vestland).

I also work with external financing for innovation project, primarily under calls of the Norwegian Research Council, Horizon Europe and the EEA and Norway Grants.

I am a political scientist with a masters degree in comparative politics from the University of Bergen, focusing on the implementation of the EU Renewable Energy Directive from 2009 in Norway and the Baltic States. I have also worked three years as an EU advisor at the Stavanger Region European Office in Brussels from 2014-2017.