Curriculum Vitae


May 2003 – June 2007    Norwegian University of Life Sciences (UMB), PhD in Ecology

Aug. 1990 – Jan. 1998      University of Oslo (UiO), cand. mag (bachelor) and cand. scient (master) in Terrestrial Ecology



2013 -               Researcher, CEES, Dept. of Biosciences, UiO, Norway

2012 - 2013      Researcher, Dept. of Animal and Aquacultural Sciences, NMBU, Norway

2009 - 2012      Post doc, CEES, Dept. of Biosciences, UiO, Norway

2009 - 2009      Researcher, INA, NMBU, Norway

2008 - 2008      Post doc, Dept. of Ecology and Geography, University of the Aegean, Greece

2007 - 2007      Researcher, INA, NMBU, Norway

2003 - 2007      PhD student INA, NMBU, Norway

2002 - 2003      Web-services developer for Norwegian Social Security Agency

1999 - 2002      Gründer and software developer for HelpInHand ASA

1998 - 1999      Computer consultant at The National College for Art and Design


Research grants awarded

2018                Received three student grants from the UiO Life Science initiative. Budget NOK 150,000.-

2017-2020       PI on the NFR project 268415: Effects of Neonicotinoids and Temperature on Crop Pollination (NEOPOLL). Budget NOK 10,000,000.-

2015                Received a grant from the NTNU Science Museum to act as a science advisor on the mobile exhibition Humlebuzz. Budget NOK 200,000.-

2014-2017       PI on the NFR project 230279/E50: Pollination; an ecosystem service affected by climate change (PolliClim). Budget:  NOK 4,400,000.-



PhD students: 1 (main supervisor), CEES, Dept. of Biosciences, UiO, Norway. 1 (co-supervisor), MINA, NMBU, Norway.

Master Students: 13 (8 to completion), CEES, Dept. of Biosciences, UiO, Norway, 2 as co-supervisor, MINA, NMBU, Norway


Commission of trust

2018-               Board member (deputy chair) Nordic Society Oikos.

2018-               Board member of Concerned Scientists Norway

2017-               Board member (treasurer) of the Norwegian Ecological Society.

2016-2022       Member of the panel on Alien Organisms and trade in Endangered Species (CITES) in the Norwegian Scientific Committee for Food and Environment (VKM), Norway.

2015-2018       Representing Norway in the Management Committee of the COST Action: Sustainable pollination in Europe: joint research on bees and other pollinators (SUPER-B).

2014-2017       External member of the evaluation committee for the Master program “Ecology” at the department of Ecology and Natural Resource Management at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.


Relevant courses

Development program “Entering Leadership in Research”, UiO/Institute for Co-creative Leadership 2014

Project leadership and project methodology, UiO/Malena Bakkevold, fall 2013

University pedagogics, University of Oslo, 2011 and 2012

Modelling Patterns and Dynamics of Species Occurrence, Finse, September 20102012

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