Co-chair of Session 8 – Available IT resources for food authentication
M.Sc. in software engineering, applied mathematics and operational research from University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, 1986. Senior scientist at NOFIMA Market since 1993, working with applications of ICT especially related to traceability, production management, simulation, sustainability and decision support systems. Serves as an adviser to the EU, to several EU-funded projects, to the Nordic Council of Ministers and to the Nordic Industrial Fund on these subjects. Co-ordinator of the EU 5FP TraceFish project, the EU 7FP WhiteFish project, and several Nordic and national projects. WP leader in numerous other national and international projects including EU 6FP Seafood Plus, EU 6FP TRACE, EU 7FP EcoFishMan and EU 7FP FoodIntegrity. Author or co-author of 3 European standards (CWAs), 2 ISO standards (ISO 12875 and 12877) and more than 15 peer-refereed scientific publications.