Economic contributors

The following institutions are the principal economic contributors to the SEAPOP programme (grants from the Ministry of Climate and Environment are channelled through Norwegian Environment Agency budgets, while contributions from the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy runs through the Research Council of Norway):

Steering Committee

The SEAPOP Steering Committee members:

  • Jørund Braa, Norwegian Environment Agency (leader)
  • Rune Bergstrøm, Norwegian Coastal Administration (deputy board member: Vivian Jakobsen)
  • Valborg Øverland Birkenes, Norwegian Oil and Gas Association
  • Morten Ekker, Norwegian Environment Agency
  • Jan A. Stenløkk, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate
  • Ove Tautra, Norwegian Maritime Authority
  • Thorbjørn Thorvik, Directorate of Fisheries (deputy board member: Modulf Overvik)
  • Mette Skern-Mauritzen*, Institute of Marine Research (deputy board member: Leif Nøttestad)
  • Tycho Anker-Nilssen*, Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
  • Hallvard Strøm*, Norwegian Polar Institute

(* observer/advisor)