Associate Professor in in City and Regional Planning. I am currently project lead for the Research Network for Smart Sustainable Cities, an interdisciplinary and cross-faculty initiative and project lead for the NFR Capacity Lift project Future Energy Hub aiming to stregthen regional competences for sustainable buildings and neighborhoods. I am affiliated with the Urban and Regional Planning programme in the Department of Economics, Safety and Planning that also hosts the research network. I am also affiliated with the Department of Media and Social Sciences where I teach and supervise in the Master in Energy, Environment and Society. I am member of two research groups at UiS including Social and Spatial Change in Times of Transition and Sustainable urban development, planning and design.
2019 - 2022: Project Lead, Smart City Research Network, University of Stavanger
2015-2019: Senior Adviser of Internationalisation & Researcher, Department of Social Education. University College Copenhagen.
2011-2015: PhD, Department of Society and Globalisation. Roskilde University
2011-2014: PhD Candidate. Danish Institute for International Studies, Copenhagen
2009-2010: Executive Director. ClimateAdapt, San Francisco
2004-2009: Senior Adviser, regional development and sustainability. Baltic Sea Solutions, Palo Alto/Holeby
1997-2003: MSc. Business Studies/Technological and Socio-Economic Planning, Roskilde University