CEO, Research Council of Norway
Professor Mari Sundli Tveit is from 1st of March 2021 Chief Executive at the Research Council of Norway. From 2019 to 2021 she was Deputy Director General of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). Prior to this she worked 17 years (2002-2019) for the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) where her last position was as Rector (2014-2019).
She has held a number of elected positions, including as board member in the European University Association (2015-2021), President of Universities Norway (2017-2019), and board member at Centre for Advanced Studies and Chalmers Technical University.
Mari Sundli Tveit has extensive leadership experience within academia and in the business, sector including broad experience leading large mergers, organizational integration, strategic development. She also has broad board experience nationally and internationally with large network within academia, the business sector, and politics, and experience working with ministries and government.