Our people

Leadership group

  • Acting Director / Research Director Climate and Energy
    +47 97540217
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Eco-labelling; Forest politics; Climate change politics; Science and politics interactions.

  • Research Director Environment and Biodiversity
    +47 97690518
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Biodiversity; Genetic resources and biotechnology; Implementation of international regimes; Global environmental governance.

  • Research Director Marine and Polar Issues
    +47 99038286
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Post-Soviet environmental politics and development aid; Civil society and environmentalism; The Barents co-operation; Russia; Armenia; South Caucasus

  • Head of Administration
    +47 41045326
    MAIN FUNCTIONS:

    Overall responsibility for administrative and economic matters; Secretary for Board and Council.

Research staff

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 95118037
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Global management of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture; Implementation of the FAO Plant Treaty; Farmers’ Rights; Politics of organic production.

  • Research Professor
    +47 97073042
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Intnl. regimes and organizations; Climate and whaling regimes, Various UN bodies; Institutional design and leadership; Science-policy relations.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 48074508
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Energy market policies, incl. EU; Energy-sector innovation, development and integration of environmental policies.

  • Research Professor
    +47 47477405
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International and Norwegian environmental law, in particular biodiversity; International trade law; International investment law; International treaty law.

  • Research Professor (ON LEAVE)
    +47 99796020
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International fisheries management; Norway and Russia in the Barents Sea; Russian identity.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 92016644
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Energy politics and policies; Transformation of energy sectors; Climate change policies and regulation; Climate change adaptation.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 90123004
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International law and its legitimacy; Law of the Sea; International institutional and administrative law; International law and politics for the Polar regions.

  • Research Fellow
    +47 48052768 / 47479357
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    EU energy policy; EU environmental policy; European and Norwegian power industry.

  • Research Professor
    +47 90033829 / 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Russian climate policy; Russian greenhouse gas emission trends; Russian energy policy; International climate negotiation process.

  • Research Fellow
    +47 99716657
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Environmental regulation and innovation in aquaculture; Sustainable aquaculture. management; Business strategies and regulation; Energy sector.

  • Research Professor
    +47 92696167
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Russian oil and gas industry; Arctic politics; Norwegian policy in the High North; Svalbard (Spitsbergen); Arctic shipping.

  • Research Professor
    +47 97581824
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International trade and marketing issues; Seafood / food trade and market access; Economic behaviour and social psychology; Institutional theory and organisational behaviour.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 47330349
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Arctic geopolitics; International relations; Maritime boundaries and marine resources; Foreign policy decision-making.

  • Senior Policy Analyst
    +47 47476508
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International environmental policy and law with a particular interest in biodiversity and natural resources management.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 47480167 / +43 699 10198737
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    European Union and the Arctic; International Law of the Sea; New technologies in the Arctic; Arctic Shipping and Maritime Transportation

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 90021931
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Politics and international relations in the Arctic; The Arctic Council in Arctic governance; The use of science.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 91792201
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Global health governance; International health as foreign policy; Design and effectiveness of global health institutions.

  • Associate Researcher
    +47 92228589
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Sustainable development; Nature conservation and biodiversity issues at local, national and international levels.

  • Research Professor
    +47 97168296
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Intnl. environmental cooperation; EU and national environmental policy; Corporate environmental strategies; Climate change; Marine pollution.

  • Research Fellow
    +47 93419569 / 47476821
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Chinese environmental, climate and energy security policy; Asian Arctic policies; Social and political consequences of environmental degradation in China.

  • Research Professor
    +47 47478351
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Regime theory; Regional polar cooperation; International fisheries management; Environmental governance.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 90673230
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Regulation of genetic resources; International law in WIPO, WTO, CBD and FAO; Innovation and development in the context of IPRs.

  • Research Professor
    +47 47478477
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International law; Law of the Sea; Maritime delimitation; Marine environment/resources; Maritime transport; Antarctic law/policy; Adriatic Sea issues.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 92290372
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Global environmental governance; business strategies and regulation; climate change politics; sustainable aquaculture management.

  • Research Professor
    +47 41277416
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Global and EU energy, climate and air politics; Emissions trading; Effectiveness of international environmental regimes.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    ITPGRFA and Farmers' Rights; ABS related to crop genetic resources; Seed legislation; Regulation of crop genetic diversity, crop genetic diversity and climate adaptation.

Administrative staff

Master students

  • Master's Student
    +47 92518517
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Environmental, climate and energy security policy; Transboundary issues; Russian security policy; Water resource management

Guest researchers

  • Guest Researcher
    +47 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International Environmental Law; International Climate Change Law; Canadian Environmental Law; Canadian Water Law; International Environmental Cooperation; Provincial – Federal Environmental Cooperation in Canada
     

  • Guest Researcher
    +47 41628099
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International law; Law of the sea; International and domestic environmental and climate law; Arctic marine environment; Integrated ocean management.

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