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:

    Global environmental governance; climate and energy policy; windpower; environmental politics; certification and eco-labelling; international forest politics

  • Research Director, Biodiversity and Natural Resources
    +47 95118037
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International and national governance of crop genetic resources; effects of multilateral environmental and economic agreements; farmers’ rights; local seed systems, community seed banks and development cooperation

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

    Environmental politics, civil society and development aid in Post-Soviet states; Norwegian-Russian relations and the Barents cooperation; Nagorno-Karabakh, Azerbaijani-Armenian relations.

  • 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 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Energy law; Environmental law; State aids; EU and EEA law

  • Researcher
    +47 40462489
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Climate change politics; European climate and energy policy; Democracy and climate change; Social acceptability of climate change mitigation measures; Climate policy preferences of business actors

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 41044511
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Energy transitions; Contentious environmental politics; Environment, natural resource, and energy governance; Climate finance and climate policy; Private and voluntary governance

  • 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, comparative and Norwegian environmental law; Biological diversity; International trade law (WTO); International investment law; Public international law; European Union law; Human rights

  • Research Professor
    +47 99242512
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    China’s environmental, energy and climate policies, mitigation, low carbon development and adaptation; China in global environmental governance; China’s carbon market; China’s Arctic engagement; Sustainable Development Goals.

  • Research Professor (Adjunct)
    +47 99796020
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International fisheries management; Norway and Russia in the Barents Sea; The legal and political status of Svalbard; Russian identity.

  • PhD Research Fellow
    +47 47620029
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International governance; Marine resource management; Deep-sea mining; Arctic affairs; Arctic Council

  • Research Professor
    +47 92016644
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Climate and energy policy; Energy transitions; Windpower; Environmental politics; Licensing; New Zealand’s climate policy; Climate change adaptation; Electrification; Carbon Capture and Storage

  • Research Professor
    +47 90123004
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International law; Law of the Sea; International institutional law; Legitimacy in international law; International law and politics for the Polar regions; Human rights.

  • Research Fellow
    +47 48052768
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Climate and energy policy; Energy markets; Eelectricity market regulation; EU; ACER; Norway; EEA Agreement; Public policy; Public administration; EU integration; EU agencies; EU ETS; Carbon trade

  • Research Professor
    +47 90033829 / 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • Researcher
    +47 92518517
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Environmental, climate and energy security policy; Arctic security; China’s Arctic policy; Russian security policy; Water resource management

  • Research Fellow
    +47 99716657
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Energy- change and transition; Hydrogen; Renewables; Natural resources; Energy Security and Efficiency; Business strategy; Political economy;  Environmental governance and policy; Sustainable seafood and aquaculture

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 47479343
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Energy transition; Energy and climate policy; Policy mixes and market regulation; Electricity market design; Actor preferences and strategies

  • Researcher
    +47 41091083
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Environmental politics; International Environmental Agreements; European Union politics; European environmental policy; Climate change politics

  • Research Professor
    +47 92696167
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Russian oil and gas industry; Russian climate politics; 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.

  • Researcher
    +47 96805432
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Indigenous and farmer’s rights; Environmental justice; Biodiversity and crop genetic diversity; Sustainable development, food security and poverty alleviation; Business and human rights.
     

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 47330349
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Arctic geopolitics and international affairs; Norwegian foreign policy; Maritime boundaries and conflict; Marine resource management; Foreign policy decision-making and IR

  • Senior Policy Analyst
    +47 47476508
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International environmental and natural resources policy and law; Policy and law on the protection of the marine environment;  Arctic environmental governance; Synergies in environmental governance.

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

    EU Arctic policy; EU foreign and security policy; (Arctic) geopolitics; Blue economy; Fisheries/aquaculture; International law of the sea;

  • Research Professor
    +47 97690518
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Global environmental governance; Biodiversity; Bioprospecting; Science-policy interaction; Access and benefit sharing; Genetic resources; Regulating aquaculture; Interactions between biodiversity, health, and energy policies.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 90021931
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Arctic security; Arctic governance; Science-policy interface; The Arctic Council

  • Research Fellow
    +47 46221706
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Energy law; EU law; Network codes and guidelines; Electricity market regulation; Energy Union; Interconnectors; ACER; Climate and energy policy; Transmission system development and operation; Competition law

  • Research Professor
    +47 97168296
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International environmental cooperation and European climate/energy policies: EU institutions, countries, industry sectors and the EU’s role in the Paris Agreement.

  • 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:

    Global environmental governance; International organizations; Institutional effectiveness and interplay; Trade and environment; Ocean affairs; Fisheries management; Climate and energy policy; Arctic affairs; Antarctic politics; Geopolitics.

  • Researcher
    +47 92250208
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Earth system governance; International and national environmental governance; Climate and energy policy; Environmental ethics (climate justice); Social network analysis

     

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 95811947
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Norwegian Foreign policy; Middle East and geopolitics; War and Conflict resolution

  • Researcher
    +47 41332507
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Sustainable development; Political communication and behaviour; Policy development and strategy; Political influence of NGOs; sustainable sea farming regulation.

     

  • Research Professor
    +47 47478477
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International law; Law of the Sea; Maritime delimitation; Sea-level rise; Anthropocene; Adriatic Sea law and policy; Antarctic Treaty System.

  • Senior Research Fellow
    +47 92290372
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    International political economy; Science, technology and environmental politics; Business interests and public policy; Climate politics; Fish and sea farming  

  • Research Professor
    +47 41277416
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

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

  • Senior Research Fellow (ON LEAVE)
    +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 67111900
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Global environmental governance; Food security; Development aid and decision-making; Natural resource management

  • Master's Student
    +47 99126520
    RESEARCH INTERESTS:

    Food security and food sovereignty; Indigenous Peoples’ food systems and rights; Diversity of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture; Intellectual property rights and farmers rights; Policy coherence in development policy.

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