Democracy, administration and renewal

The portfolio board is to provide strategic advice on research and innovation in areas such as democracy and the public sphere, governance and administration, social economics, societal security and emergency preparedness.

The board will have cross-sectoral responsibility for renewal of the public sector as well as investment responsibility for related programmes, and will contribute to the development of existing and new initiatives targeting the public sector.


Eli Skogerbø, University of Oslo, Oslo, Chair
Moa Bjørnson, Træna Municipality, Træna
Dag Arne Christensen, NORCE Norwegian Research Centre, Bergen
Matz Dahlberg, Uppsala University, Sweden
Eva Falleth, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås
Gunnar O. Hæreid, Office of the County Governor of Vestland, Leikanger
Olav Lysne, Simula Metropolitan, Bærum
Jørn Rangnes, Vestfold County Administration, Tønsberg
Mark Rhinard, Stockholm University, Sweden
Lise Hellebø Rykkja, University of Bergen, Bergen
Anne Cathrin Østebø, Validé, Stavanger