Agnes Bamford is a PhD Research Scholar at the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH).
Her research interests include applied linguistics and international business communication.
Bamford’s area of research is intercultural communication in multinational companies (MNCs), with a specific focus on corporate global parental leave policies.
Bamford’s teaching at NHH includes English for Business and the Internship Abroad Master Course. She is involved in a collaborative project on developing internships in South Africa, between the Department of Professional and Intercultural Communication at NHH, the International Career Centre at NHH and the Norwegian Agency for International Cooperation and Quality Enhancement in Higher Education (DIKU).
Bamford has 20 years of international business experience, which includes working in financial services (fintech) in London, for Bloomberg LP, being a board member for the Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce for seven years and running an intercultural business consultancy across Europe Middle East and Africa.
She holds an MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of London (2018), a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from University College London and she is also a graduate (siviløkonom) from the Norwegian School of Economics
Areas of expertise (Norwegian):
Interkulturell kommunikasjon, interkulturell veiledning, engelsk fagspråk, britisk og norsk kulturforståelse.