I am the Chief Information Officer and a member of the management team at Nofima. My background is as a journalist and I have worked at the following Norwegian newspapers: Nordlys, Folkebladet, VG and Bladet Tromsø. My last media role was as News Editor at Bladet Tromsø for a period of six years. In 2006 I moved to the field of communications and managed the Tromsø office of communication consultancy company Nordnorsk Kommunikasjon before in 2007 starting as Communications Manager at the Tromsø City Council. During my period at Tromsø City Council, I was involved in winning the Difi (Agency for Public Management and eGovernment award for best municipal website and the Farmand award for Norway’s best public website. During the same period, Iheaded the work involving the municipality’s corporate identity and image. I originate from Brøstadbotn, but have lived in Tromsø since 1987.