Background and activities


  • 2007–2012    Director, Sør-Trøndelag County Authority
  • 2004–2007    Research Director, SINTEF Technology and Society
  • 1993–2003    Researcher/Senior Researcher, SINTEF
  • 2003                Dr.polit degree, NTNU
  • 1992                Cand.polit degree, University in Trondheim


Selected appointments

  • 2018–  Chairman, The Board for Digitization in higher education and research
  • 2013– Member, The Norwegian Association of Higher Education Institutions, Administration Committee
  • 2012– Deputy board member, Technoport
  • 2012– Board member, Programme for Regional R&D and Innovation (VRI) Trøndelag, Research Council of Norway
  • 2012–2014 Board member, Fosen Næringshage AS
  • 2011–2012 Member, Administrative Ownership Group, Innovation Norway
  • 2010–2012 Board member, Regional Research Fund Mid-Norway
  • 2010–2012 Member, Gro-nett, Chamber of Commerce in Trondheim
  • 2009–2012 Board member, Tjeldbergodden Development AS
  • 2009–2011 Board member, the Interim Board of Trondheim Health Cluster AS
  • 2009–2010 Committee Chair, Norwegian Official Report on participation in working life (NOU 2010:1)
  • 2008–2010 Board member, Technoport
  • 2007– Committee member, Programme for Regional R&D and Innovation (VRI) Trøndelag, Research Council of Norway
  • 2007–2012 Committee Chair, Programme for Regional R&D and Innovation (VRI) Trønelag, Research Council of Norway
  • 2007–2008 Committee member, Norwegian Official Report on Professional and vocational training for the future (NOU 2008:18)

Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Part of book/report

  • Levin, Morten; Munkeby, Ida; Ravn, Johan Elvemo. (2002) Integrating the disintegrated. Researching enterprise development : action research on the cooperation between management and labour in Norway.