Managing director World Expression Forum , Chair of the Freedom to Publish Committee in the International Publishers Association and Chair of Norges Televisjon.
Forty-five years of experience in Publishing, some previous positions: CEO of The Norwegian Publishers Association (2011 – 2020), CEO the Norwegian Book Clubs (1991-2010). Chairman of Kunnskapsforlaget Publishing house (2000 – 2008). Managing director same place (2008- 2010). President of the Bjørnson Academy (The Norwegian Academy for Literature and Freedom to Speech), chair of the Norwegian Film Fund (2001 – 2007), chair of the Norwegian Film Institute (2008- 2012) and board member of NORLA (Norwegian Literature Abroad) (2018 -2020).