Our people

Leadership group

  • Director / Research Professor
    +47 99796020
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • Research Director / Research Professor
    +47 97690518
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • Head of Administration
    +47 41045326
    MAIN FUNCTIONS:

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

Research staff

  • 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 (on leave until August 2017)
    +47 95118037
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Farmers' Rights and the implementation of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.

  • 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.

  • Doctoral Research Fellow
    +47 95481686
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International fisheries management; Ecosystem change; Law of the sea; International negotiations; Biodiversity.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 67111900 (Norway) / +86 15116930043 (China)
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    China's climate, energy and environmental policy & institutional framework; China's carbon market; low carbon development & cities.

  • Senior Research Fellow; Director of European Programme
    +47 92016644
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 99743709
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Politics and international relations in the Arctic, with focus on security and energy.

  • 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.

  • Doctoral Research Fellow/Senior Policy Analyst
    +47 91833716
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Russian energy sector; Arctic petroleum and sustainability (CSR); Political Economy.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 92696167
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • 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, Director of the Polar Programme
    +47 90021931
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Politics and international relations in the High North; Norwegian defence policy; The widening security consept; Climate and security in the Arctic.

  • Senior Research Fellow; Director of the Russia Programme
    +47 91665033
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Russian strategic thinking; International relations in the European North; Soviet industrialism in the High North; Soviet/Russian history, politics and society.

  • 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.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 99038286
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Environmental rights in Armenia; Barents co-operation; Post-Soviet democratization and civil society; Russian trade unions and environmental NGOs.

  • Research Professor
    +47 97168296
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • Researcher
    +47 47479928 / 47620029
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Regional cooperation in the Arctic; Institutional effectiveness; Soft law policies.

  • Research Fellow / Director of the Global Programme
    +47 47476821 / 93419569
    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; Director of the Law of the Sea and Marine Affairs Programme
    +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.

  • Associate Fellow
    +47 95971701 / 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Geopolitics; Energy security; Global energy developments and governance; Petroleum activity in the Arctic.

  • 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 47480227
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International Cooperation; International Climate and Environmental Governance; Policy Diffusion; Institutional Design.

  • Master's student
    +47 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Climate change and development in Norway; Sustainable urban development; Renewable energy and climate adaptation.

  • Master's Student
    +47 47479150 / 47266422
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Environmental law; EU law; Climate change and energy law; The development and legitimacy of law; International law and human rights.

  • Master's Student
    +47 47479929 / 45769619
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    EU Climate and Energy politics and policies; Institutional design; International Environmental Governance; Climate change adaptation.

  • Master's Student
    +47 47480167
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Regulation of property rights to genetic resources and genetic material. Biobanking, consent, research and commercialization.

  • Master’s Student
    +47 47479929 / 93092543
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Chinese environmental and climate policy; Urban planning and transport; Air pollution and public health

Guest researchers