Endowed professorships at NHH

Endowed professorships at NHH

NHH has endowed professorships donated by Bergen's Shipowners' Association/The Neptun Bergen Foundation, NorgesGruppen, The Norwegian Institute of Public Accountants and Equinor.

MAritime economics

  • Endowed Professorship donated by Bergen's Shipowners' Association and the Neptun Bergen Foundation
  • Chair holder: Professor Roar Os Ådland, Department of Business and Management Science
  • Period: Five years, ends 19 August 2022

Centre for Shipping and Logistics

Competition Economics

  • Endowed Professorship donated by NorgesGruppen
  • Chair holder: Professor Frode Steen, Department of Economics
  • Period: Five years until 31 December 2026

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  • Endowed professorship donated by The Norwegian Institute of Public Accountants
  • Chair holder: Adjunct Professor William F Messier jr, Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law
  • Period: From August 2017 through 2022

The Akademia Agreement with Equinor ASA

The Akademia agreement with Equinor was signed in December 2018, and finances researcher positions in three research areas.


Project Head: Professor Jon Iden, Department of Strategy and Management

Financed positions:

  • Post Doctoral fellow Kjersti Berg Danilova, Department of Strategy and Management
  • Adjunct Professor Anatoli Bourmistrov, Department of Accounting, Auditing and Law
  • Adjunct Professor Bendik Bygstad, Department of Strategy and Management
  • Assistant Professor Karin S. Osmundsen, Department of Strategy and Management
  •  Adjunct Professor Tom Roar Eikebrokk, Department of Strategy and Management

MAcro economics and natural resources 

Project Head: Professor Eirik Gaard Kristiansen, Department of Economics

Financed position:

The knowledge firm

Project Heads: Senior researcher Torstein Nesheim, SNF and Professor Karen Modesta Olsen, Department of Strategy and Management.

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