Board Members

Åslaug Marie Haga

Åslaug Marie Haga
(Chair)

Bjørn K. Haugland

Bjørn Kj. Haugland
(Deputy Chair)

Tuomas Forsberg

Tuomas Forsberg

Bernard Enjolras

Bernard Enjolras

Tora Skodvin

Tora Skodvin

Siri Aas Rustad

Siri Aas Rustad

Lynn P. Nygaard

Lynn P. Nygaard

Board Members as of March 2019

Åslaug Haga (Chair)

Åslaug Marie Haga has a background from the Foreign Service as a career diplomat. She served as a Member of Parliament from 2001-2009 and held three Ministerial positions: Minister of Cultural Affairs, Minister of Local Government and Regional Development and Minister of Petroleum and Energy. She is currently the Executive Director of the Crop Trust.

Bjørn Kj. Haugland (Deputy Chair)

Bjørn Kj. Haugland is the CEO for Norway 203040, a business-led climate initiative aiming to transition Norway to a low-carbon economy.

Tuomas Forsberg

Tuomas Forsberg is the Director of the Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, and Professor of International Relations at the University of Tampere. He has worked as the acting director and senior research fellow of the Finnish Institute of International Affairs.

Bernard Enjolras

Bernard Enjolras is a Research Professor and Director of the Center for Research on Civil Society and Voluntary Sector at the Institute for Social Research. He was previously the coordinator of the EU-FP7 project Third Sector Impact, and Editor-in-Chief of Voluntas.

Tora Skodvin

Tora Skodvin is a Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Oslo. She is currently working on the Strategic Challenges in International Climate and Energy Policy Project.

Siri Aas Rustad

Siri Aas Rustad is a Research Director at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). She is currently the leader of three projects: Ceasefires, EU-Listco, and Conflict Trends.

Lynn P. Nygaard

Lynn Parker Nygaard is Special Adviser on Project Development and Publications at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Previously she was the Editorial Advisor at the Center for International Climate and Environmental Research – Oslo (CICERO).

Deputies

Kai Eide

Kai Eide is a former diplomat and politician. He has been the United Nations Special Representative to Afghanistan and to Bosnia-Herzegovina. He has been a member of the Norwegian Foreign Service since 1975 and has served as Norway’s Ambassador to the OSCE, NATO and Sweden.

Elisabeth Heggelund Tørstad

Elisabeth Tørstad is CEO of Asplan Viak, coming from the role of CEO for DNV GL Digital Solutions. Elisabeth has held various international leadership positions in sectors such as maritime, oil and gas, renewable energy and the construction industry. She is a graduate of MSc in Physics at the University of Oslo and has also been educated as a construction engineer and business economist.

Magnus Öberg

Magnus Öberg is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University and Director of the Uppsala Conflict Data Program.

Marianne Røed

Marianne Røed has a PhD from the Department of Economics at the University of Oslo. She works with labour market issues and is currently a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research.

Nora Sveaass

Nora Sveaass is Professor of Psychology at the Department of Psychology at the University of Oslo. She has a background as a clinical psychologist working with traumatized refugees. She was member of the United Nations Committee Against Torture for 8 years and in 2013 was elected as a member of the United Nations Subcommittee on Prevention of Torture, where she today serves as vice-chair.

Damian Laws

Damian Laws is a Department Manager and Management Adviser at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO).

Anne Duquenne

Anne Duquenne is a PRIO's EU funding adviser. She is also the project manager for the European Commission H2020-funded MIGNEX project. She served as Department Manager for the Social Dynamics department from 2015 until 2019.

Ex Officio Members

Henrik Urdal (Director)

Torunn L. Tryggestad (Deputy Director)

Lene Kristin Borg (Administrative Director)