Norwegian business consultant. Psychologist (1983), Univ. of Oslo, Norway, MBA (1997), Henley ManagementCollege, London,UK.
Last year he started preparing PhD/Dr Philos in International Management based upon consultation work with clients. He has been managing director of small consultant organisations since 1987, at the same time doing extensively consultative work around team analysis, OD, cultural change and strategic coaching. Since 1993 he has been prime owner and managing director of Human Factors AS in Norway. He has in all years worked close with academic and professional institutions in order to leverage quality of own consultancy and increase practical relevance of academic knowledge. In his consultation business he has used lots of academic measurements/concepts and in that way created a shared platform for academics and practitioners to create knowledge. At the same time he has been lecturing at management schools in international management and knowledge management. He has been leading professional bodies in organisational psychology in Scandinavian, and for this reason has an extensive network among consultants in these countries. He has published articles, books and presented his work and views of the field in different international conferences, worked with cross-cultural issues since early 90-ies and certified more than 700 consultants in use of different psychological tests used for analysis and development. He has been member of Academy of Management since early 90-ies, and regularly follows the work of Management Consultation Division. He has presented and taken part in different MC programs both in US and Europe. Among customers he is known as a dedicated professional with a passion for working with customer’s challenges from their perspective.