Chair, Nordic Marine Think Tank. Former Head of the Fisheries Policies Division at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). MA in Economics, Copenhagen School of Economics and Business Administration and Post-graduate studies at the College of Europe, Belgium. Has dealt with a wide range of international fisheries questions in particular related to trade, fisheries management, subsidies, IUU fisheries, certification and accreditation of fisheries, green growth and sustainable resource use. Helped set up the Marine Stewardship Council.