RESEARCH INTERESTS

The formation, implementation and interaction of international regimes on environmental and resources management and trade, in particular, issues relating to biodiversity, forestry management, biotechnology and genetic resources. Main research interests also include access & benefit sharing and property rights to genetic resources in agriculture and aquaculture as well as bioprospecting in marine areas.
 

BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE

Academic background

  • Full professor competence, 2007.
  • Dr. Polit., University of Oslo, 1999.
  • Cand polit.: University of Oslo, (political science, sociology, public law) 1989.
  • Diploma of Advanced European Studies, Administration, College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium (Scholarship from Belgium), 1985/86.

 

Professional experience

  • Dr. Polit. and Senior research fellow at FNI (since 1999).
  • Programme director of FNI's Global Programme (1997-2003).
  • Scholarship, Researcher, and then Research Fellow at FNI (1989-99).
  • Research fellow at the Centre for environment and development (SUM), University of Oslo (1996-97).
  • Research mission at the Norwegian Ministry of Environment (1992-93).

BOOKS

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PEER-REVIEWED ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

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OTHER PUBLICATIONS

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