Background and activities

I work with project finance and research support at the Department of Engineering Cybernetics, NTNU.

I have previously worked with project finance and project coordination for NTNU and for private companies in Norway, France, UK and Russia.



  • Accounting, Treider Fagskoler (2010)
  • PhD in Interlationalisation and Strategic Management, IØT, NTNU (2002)
  • MSc, International Economics, St. Petersburg State Polytechnical Universitet

Scientific, academic and artistic work

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  • Semini, Marco; Brekken, Håvard; Swahn, Natalia; Alfnes, Erlend; Strandhagen, Jan Ola. (2016) Global manufacturing and how location in Norway may give factories a competitive advantage. EUROMA 2016 ; Trondheim. 2016-06-17 - 2016-06-22.
  • Strandhagen, Jo Wessel; Alfnes, Erlend; Strandhagen, Jan Ola; Swahn, Natalia. (2016) Importance of production environments when applying Industry 4.0 to production logistics – a multiple case study. Advanced Manufacturing and Automation VI.
  • Swahn, Natalia; Semini, Marco; Strandhagen, Jan Ola. (2016) The effect of cultural characteristics on industrial manufacturers performance: Implications for the choice of production location. Advanced Manufacturing and Automation VI.