Norwegian Marine University Consortium

An academic forum for cooperation on marine and maritime research, education and infrastructure

The Board is composed of a representative appointed by each member institution. The chair of the Board is chosen among them by the General Assembly in elections held every two years. The Board reports to the General Assembly about the past year´s activities of the consortium, presents new developments for the approval of the General Assembly, contributes to the European Marine Board and other relevant international organisations, prioritizes tasks for the Executive Officer and is the electoral committee to General Assembly to elect the leader of the Board.

Membership as of 2019

  • Nils Gunnar Kvamstø, Professor, Marine Dean, The Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Bergen (UiB) - Chair
  • Ane Timenes Laugen, Professor, University of Agder (UiA)
  • Kari Kolstad, Dean, Faculty of Biosciences, Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU)
  • Ketil Eiane, Dean, Faculty of Biosciences and Aquaculture, Nord University
  • Siri Granum Carson, Associate Professor, Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
  • Nils Christian Stenseth, Professor, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Oslo (UiO) - vice-chair
  • Muk Chen Ong, Professor, Department of Mechanical and Structural Engineering and Materials Science, University of Stavanger (UiS)
  • Kathrine Tveiterås, Dean, Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economy, University of Tromsø (UiT) - vice-chair
  • Helle Oltedal, Professor, Department of Maritime Studies, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences (HVL)
  • Morten Christian Melaaen, Dean, Faculty of Technology, Natural Sciences and Maritime Sciences, University of Southern-Eastern Norway (USN)
  • Leif K. Sandal, Professor, Center for Energy, Natural Resources and the Environment, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)