Professional: Serb/Croatian/Bosnian, English and German.Colloquial, Chinese.
2002 Apr-May: Long-Term Election Observer in Sierra Leone.
Seconded by Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to the European Union Election Observation Mission to Sierra Leone Presidential and Parliamentary Elections 2002.
2000-2001 : Commander of Liaison Team in SFOR, Bosnia.
(1st Lt.). Duties of the liaison team are to establish and maintain a good relationship between SFOR and the local community, and between SFOR and NGOs in the area of responsibility. Duties involve meeting with political and administrative leaders of the community and senior officials from NGOs.
2002 - Cand. Polit. (Equals Masters degree, six years in total) in the field of Political Science at the University of Oslo.
2001 - University of Oslo, Norway 16.-18. October: Basic training course for international election observers.
2001 - University of Oslo, Norway 2.-8. April: Basic training course for human rights monitors and investigators.
1996-1999 - Cand. Mag. (BA degree) in the field of Political Science at the University of Oslo.
1999 - Norwegian Defence School of Intelligence and Security. Serbo-Croatian languages.