Extensive international management, consulting, and research experience working with international and cross cultural teams from Latin America, Asia, Africa, and Europe. Especially competent in micro-entrepreneurship, microfinance, rural finance, microfinance in conflict areas, self helping microfinance systems (SHGs, ROSCAs, ASCA etc.), marketing, community development, organisational structures and development, corporate governance, fundraising and economic empowerment of special groups (disabled people). Extensive experience with pilot and feasibility studies, project design and reviews, evaluations, and research.
2001 Higher diploma, Management of NGOs, TEC Monterey, Mexico, campus Ecuador.
1998 MBA, Master of Business Administration, Federico Santa Maria, Chile, campus Ecuador.
1994 Higher diploma, Development studies, Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham, England.
1989 MBM, Master of Business and Marketing, Oslo Business School, Norway
2009 - present UNIVERSITY OF AGDER, Researcher (Post Doc)
2009 - 2010 ALLIANCE MICROFINANCE AS, Country representative in Ecuador and responsible for the process of establishing a new microfinance bank in the country.
2004 – 2009 UNIVERSITY OF AGDER, NORWAY, Ph.D. candidate
2003 – present MICROFINANCE.NO, Own consulting practice.
2003 – 2004 MISSION ALLIANCE IN ECUADOR - Microfinance program D-MIRO
2002 – 2003 KOLIBRI KAPITAL. Finance company
2000 – 2002 MISSION ALLIANCE IN ECUADOR
1999-2000 MICROFINANCE.NO, Own consulting practice.
1995 – 1999 MISSION ALLIANCE IN ECUADOR
1995 MISSION ALLIANCE IN BOLIVIA
1992 – 1994 VART LAND, Newspaper, NORWAY, chief marketing officer
1991 VART LAND, Newspaper, NORWAY, advertising manager
1990 VART LAND, Newspaper, NORWAY, product manager
1986 – 1990 FRIUNDERVISNINGEN, NORWAY, Institute for professional
education. Professor, 15 hours weekly for four years.
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