Permanent Resident of Founders


Professional Profile:
2005-2008   Permanent Resident of the Founders at ESPI - the European Space Policy Institute (ESPI), Vienna, Austria
1998-2006   Director General of the Norwegian Space Centre, Head of the Norwegian Delegation to ESA, Oslo, Norway
1993-1998   President of Norconsult International, Chairman of the Board of the Norwegian Space Centre, Oslo, Norway; Delegate from Norway to ESA’s Long Term Space Policy Committee
1990-1992   Director General of the Royal Norwegian Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Oslo, Norway
1978-1989   President CEO, Norsk Data AS, Oslo, Norway
1974-1976   Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Norsk Data AS, Oslo, Norway
1973-1974   Project manager, Norsk Data contracts, CERN - Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire, Geneva, Switzerland
1970-1972   Head of Software Development Norsk Data, Oslo, Norway
1967-1969   Software development, Norsk Data AS, Oslo, Norway
1967   Cofounder of the minicomputer company Norsk Data AS, Oslo, Norway


1969-1970   Visiting engineer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT, Boston, MA, USA
1966   Graduation from the Technical University of Norway

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Nationality: Norwegian