Our people

Leadership group

  • Director
    +47 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Social Theory; Historic and Pre-Historic Polity Systems; Diplomacy; Collective Identities; Russian and Norwegian Foreign Policies
     

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

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

  • 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

  • Research Director Environment and Biodiversity
    +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.

  • 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
    +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.

  • 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 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

  • Research Professor
    +47 97690518
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • 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.

  • Research Professor
    +47 97168296
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • Research Fellow
    +47 91146873
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Energy policy; Electricity regulation and market design; Climate policy; International environmental governance; Policy feedback; Institutional change.

  • 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.

  • 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 90735283
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Climate, Energy and Resource Politics; Global Environmental Governance; Economic geography; Political geography

  • Master's Student
    +47 90933416
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Arctic geopolitics; International relations; Marine resource management; Foreign policy decision-making; Svalbard 

  • Master's Student
    +47 91835102
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Global environmental governance; China in global politics; China’s climate policies; International relations; Diplomacy and conflict resolution

     

  • Master's Student
    +47 92518517
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • Master's Student
    +47 46815546
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Climate agreements; International and Norwegian environmental law and politics; International climate change and energy law; Human rights.

  • Master's Student
    +47 97020223
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Environmental, climate and energy research; Urban and regional planning; Landscape; Social science.

     

  • Master's Student
    +33 7 66175532 / +47 96754974
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Arctic shipping; International environment law; Black carbon and noise pollution; Vessel-source pollution; Polar Code

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