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Biography Magnar Pedersen
I am Director of the division Fisheries, Industry and Market at Nofima. I am educated as a Fisheries Economist at Nordland University College and have also studied economics at the University of Tromsø. My professional career combines the public sector (Office of the County Governor of Troms), the Norwegian Fishermen’s Sales Organisation (Norges Råfisklag), where I was Assistant Director from 2000 to 2007, and the fisheries company Nergård AS, where I was CEO from 2007 until the end of 2012. I also have some experience as a consultant and I have served on a host of boards and committees.