I have been working as an adviser and project leader at Ås from 2006. Here I am leading EC projects, projects supported by the government and private projects. I am leading product development network and I am doing company visits. I am also involved in a research program on innovation in the food industry. I am professional person on fruits, vegetables, organic production and product management After studying five years at UMB in Ås, I started working in a company called L.O.G AS. Here I worked as a product manager for biological plant protection and with vegetable seeds. I was fully employed in a Innovasjon Norge project for two years, where I commercialised berries, grown in greenhouses. I have been working for three years as a project
leader for a national governmental program called “Schoolfruit”. At this time I was located at Opplysningskontoret for frukt og grønnsaker. Here I was also responsible for the organic project for all the agricultural generic information offices in the Norwegian marked.
PhD from UiO, TIK 2021 with the titel: Radical innovation in a conservative industry – Selected cases of new product development in the Norwegian food industry.