Tormod Torvanger has been employed at the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) since 2011. Besides other tasks at NHH, he is responsible for the courses Tax law (RET14), Tax and Duties (MRR 418) and Company law (MRR 416).
Torvanger’s PhD degree was awarded based on a thesis on the Norwegian tonnage tax system, i.e. a study of what types of vessel and vessel activities that may benefit under the Norwegian scheme. Torvanger participates in tax research forums both at the University of Bergen and at the University of Oslo. Currently, Torvanger shares his time between NHH and the law firm Rasmussen & Broch DA. He is also a member of the Norwegian Tax Appeal Board.
Torvanger graduated from the University of Oslo in 1995, with specialization in Company Law and Tax Law. Thereafter, he worked with the tax authorities, mainly as a senior legal advisor at the Central Tax Office for Large Enterprises, until he established himself as a tax lawyer in Thommessen and, subsequently, in the law firm Rasmussen & Broch DA.