(b. 1960) Naval Staff College, Staff Course part 1 1993, Norwegian National Defence University College, Main Course 2000 and information Course 2020. Cand. mag., University of Oslo 1987. 1980–91 Communications Officer at Ramsund Naval Base and the Norwegian Armed Forces High Command. 1991–2002 in various civilian positions in the Armed Forces High Command/Security Staff, finally as Head of Planning Office. From 2003, Strategy adviser,
Assistant director and now Special adviser to Director Norwegian National Security Authority (NSM).