Stig has since graduation as Master of Management at the Norwegian School of Management, served over 30 years as professional within EU business, strategic management, business and policy development, EU innovation projects & digital business.
Throughout his career, Stig has worked at the intersection of business strategy, policy, research & innovation, both in the public and private sectors in Norway and at the heart of Europe. He has a profound interest in, and rich knowledge of, EU affairs & EU-projects which commenced when working for the European Commission from 1994 to 2001. From April 2014 to August 2022 Stig headed the Agder County Municipality’s European Office and the South Norway European Office. He has been the project leader of the Periscope Blue Growth Network in the North Sea Region from 2017-2021 and board member of the European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) and the Grimstad Chamber of Commerce in Norway, in which he is still serving.
Since 2017 Stig has worked with players active in regional energy- and decarbonisation initiatives across Europe. Based on his network and the European energy transition insight, he offers expertise and connections linked to hydrogen, offshore wind & batteries.