Background and activities

Work experience

  • 2018 - NTNU - Innovation Manager at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • 1999 - 2018 - Tommen Gram Folie AS, CEO and R&D director Tommen Gram Group
  • 1996 - 1999 - Fritz Rambech AS, Plant Manager
  • 1991 - 1996 - Norsk Hydro / SINTEF, Senior Engineer
  • 1989 - 1991 - Hafslund Metall, Production Manager
  • 1987 - 1989 - Hafslund Metall, Operations Engineer
  • 1984 - 1987 - A/S Olivin, Technical sales
  • 1982 - 1984 - A/S Olivin, Research and Development

Education

  • 1980 - 1982 - Trondheim Ingeniørhøgskole, Chemical Engineering
  • 1979 - 1980 - University of Trondheim, Mathematics and Chemistry
  • TIH: Statistics
  • NTH: Various exams taken as a private student in materials technology
  • NKS: Business School and Business Administration
  • NE: The Export School (three semesters - Norwegian Export Council)
  • IMD: Innovation through Commercial Excellence at IMD - Lausanne
  • Various seminars in refractory (USA, England and Germany)
  • Courses in Ferroalloys

Mixed

  • Secretary of the Norwegian Ceramic Society - closed
  • Board member of Powder Metallurgical FF - closed
  • Chairman of DigiWorks AS - closed
  • Board member of Klimapro AS - closed
  • Chairman of the Packaging Convention - closed
  • Board member of Emballasjeforsk - closed
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of Plastretur - closed
  • Deputy on the board of Grønt Punkt - closed