Biography Eirik Mikkelsen
Work with social and socio-economic aspects of aquaculture and fisheries, including marine and coastal zone planning and management.
Work-experience and education:
Researcher and Research Director for Social Science at Norut 2000-2017. Experience with regional and industrial development, natural resource and environmental economics, marine and coastal zone management, bio-economic modelling, ecosystem services, climate change, arctic shipping and more.
Senior executive officer for international environmental cooperation at the County Governor of Finnmark 1995-2000.
PhD in Economics/Social sciences from the University of Tromso, Norwegian College of Fisheries Science (Thesis: Economic analyses of user-interactions in the coastal zone).
Cand.Polit. (Master+) in Economics from UiT/NCFS (Thesis: Incentives for International Environmental Co-operation – The Flexible Mechanisms of the Kyoto Protocol). Also courses in Ecology, Environmental Science and Eco-philosophy.Bachelor of Engineering Honours Degree/Siv.ing. from the University of Southampton, England
Eirik Mikkelsen has 17 publications at Nofima:
15. May 2016 – 31. December 2021
A web portal with indicators on the sustainability of Norwegian aquaculture has been developed. The portal was released in December 2018, and covers more than 20 different themes on environmental, economic and social sustainability.