Global Academy (Hybrid) on NATURAL RESOURCE LAW & GOVERNANCETurin, Italy | 14-24 April 2026

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Professor & Head

Department for Energy and Resources Law

Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law

University of Oslo

P.O.Box 6706

St. Olavs plass 5

NO - 0130 - Oslo



Academic Co-Director and Research Fellow,

Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) (

Academic Co-Director of the Advanced LLM in Energy Law,

North Sea Energy Law Partnership (

Chair, Norwegian Energy Law Association (

Lead, ELAWNET-project


Areas of Expertise

Energy law; Environmental law; EU law; EEA natural resources law; EU State aids law; Internal energy market; Energy market design; Energy infrastructures regulation; Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs); financing of energy projects; Exploitation of mineral seabed resources; Offshore energy production, Carbon capture and storage (CCS); Network codes and guidelines.

Brief Bio


PhD (UiO, Oslo) 2012; LLM in International and European Energy and Environmental Law (KUL, Leuven) 2007; MA in International Politics (Ceris, Paris/Brüssel) 2003; MA in European Affairs (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve) 2002; LL.B (Lille) 2002; I.E.P. (Aix-en-Provence) 2001


  • Professor (2021), Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, Energy and Resources Law Department. Head of Department (2021-).
  • Associate Professor, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, Energy and Resources Law Department (2014-2021).
  • Senior Research Fellow, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Oslo. Projects: Implementing Network Codes (INC) and Regulating Power in Norway Decentralization or Centralization (POWREG) (2020-2024).
  • Scientific Advisor, Frisch Center, Oslo Center for Research on Environmentally friendly Energy (CREE) (FME) (2017-2019).
  • Associate Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, Oil and Energy Department, 2011-2014.
  • PhD research fellow, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, Petroleum and Energy Law Department, 2006-2011.
  • Associate Lawyer, law firm Huglo-Lepage & Partners, Brussels, 2004-2006.
  • Blue Book stagiaire, European Commission, Directorate General Environment, Brussels, 2003-2004.
  • Intern, U.S. Embassy in Belgium, Department of Commerce, Energy and Environment Sections, 2003.

Membership and appointments:

  • Head of the Department for Energy and Resources Law, University of Oslo (2021-)
  • Chair of the Board, Norwegian Energy Law Association (2021-)
  • Vice-Dean for International Relations, Faculty of Law (2017-2021)
  • Research Group in Natural Resources Law, Faculty of Law (co-lead)
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC), Norwegian Research Center for Wind Energy (NorthWind)
  • CERRE - Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) - Academic Research Fellow (2019-)
  • Expert committee on energy and environmental law of the Norwegian Center for Continuing Legal Education, member
  • Member of the Academic Advisory Group of the Section on Energy, Environmental and Infrastructure Law (SEERIL), International Bar Association (IBA)

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