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Svein Berg - Managing Director

Svein Berg

Managing Director
Svein started his position as Managing Director of Nordic Innovation in 2017. Prior to joining Nordic Innovation, he held various positions in Innovation Norway, including Senior Vice President and Regional Director. Svein has also experience as CEO of The Norwegian Seafood Council and an advisor in the Norwegian Ministry for Local Government. He holds a master’s degree in economics from The University of Oslo.

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Sarah Hitz - Communication Adviser

Sarah Hitz

Communication Adviser
Sarah has a broad experience within marketing and communication from both the private sector and public organizations with the European Parliament as her proudest reference. Her main focus at Nordic Innovation is social media, but she is open to all aspects of communication. She has a strong passion for international collaboration with business development, education and freedom of movement as her main areas of interest.

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Nils Arne Haagensen Senior kommunikasjonsrådgiver

Nils Arne Haagensen

Senior Communication Adviser
Nils Arne has more than 20 years experienced as web editor and content manager in the private sector. He strongly believes in user centric websites, content is king and testing, testing, testing is the key to better websites.

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Olivia Rekman - Innovation Adviser

Olivia Rekman

Innovation Adviser
Prior to joining Nordic Innovation in 2022, Olivia has worked for several years as an innovation consultant. In her role, she helped international consortiums of SMEs, start-ups and large companies as well as universities, to secure soft funding for green & deep-tech innovation projects. Olivia holds an MSc in International Business & Politics, and founded a CSR consultancy in 2010. Besides her experience in navigating innovation ecosystems and international business development & public policy analysis, Olivia has lived and worked in all Scandinavian countries.

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Lena Henriksson - Head of Communication

Lena Henriksson

Head of Communication
Visionary change maker who believes in a good strategy. Combined communication and marketing expert with working experience from the broadcasting businesses Swedish Radio and UR. Walked from Media to Business and became responsible for marketing, corporate communication and PR in startups and institutes. Interested in making a difference with great communication.

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Trine Moa
Trine Moa

Senior Adviser Strategy and Governance

Trine Moa

Trine Moa

Senior Adviser Strategy and Governance
Trine has more than 14 years of experience working with strategic planning, developing and implementing methodology and tools for results management, evaluation and learning, with an innovative and solutions-oriented approach to her work.

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Emil Gejrot - Innovation Adviser

Emil Gejrot (paternity leave)

Innovation Adviser
Emil has extensive experience of innovation projects and policy analysis in the Nordic region and beyond. Before joining Nordic Innovation, he worked for a research consultancy where he focused on digital transformation, inclusion, and sustainability. He holds an MA in Transcultural Studies and has lived and worked in Sweden, Norway, the UK, and Germany.

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Linda Valestrand - Administration Consultant

Linda Valestrand

Administration Consultant
Linda has 23 years of administrative and client service experience. She is a problem solver and our go to person when it comes to procurements and knowledge about the daily administration of Nordic Innovation.

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Ville Mäkinen

Senior Innovation Adviser
Ville has broad experience in strategy, business development and corporate venture capital roles in industrial corporations striving towards green transition. He has also worked in corporate finance advisory. He holds M.Sc in Industrial Engineering and Management as well as M.Sc in Accounting and Finance.

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Nina Egeli - Senior Innovation Adviser

Nina Egeli

Senior Innovation Adviser
Internationalization, innovation and business development support, in combination with a strong background in strategy and policy development are main pillars in Nina’s professional life. Through project design and management, she aims to fit market needs with relevant services and opportunities that allows new business partnerships and business projects to prosper.

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