The NORSI Executive Committee

The Executive Committee Role: The EC is the decision-making body of NORSI and reports to, and is accountable to the General Assembly.

The Executive Committee Composition: The Executive Committee (EC) has eight (8) members, whereof the General Assembly elects six (6) and the host institutions (NTNU and BI) appoint two (2). The EC represents a combination of members that include members from various countries, sub-disciplines and institutions. EC members are appointed for a 2-year period, with an opportunity to be re-elected.

The Executive Committee members are elected based on suggestion from the Election Committee which takes nomination from all partner institutions.

The Director of the Executive committee will be appointed by the Host Institution in consultation with the Consortium Participants. No Consortium Participant can be represented with more than one member in the Executive committee.

Executive Committee Observers:
The Executive Committee has 4 observers:

  • One (1) representative from the Research Council of Norway, Kai Mjøsund
  • One (1) representative from coordinating partner Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship (SSES), Rasmus Rahm
  • One (1) Student representative, Ukeje Agwu, UiT- Arctic University, Tromsø, Norway
  • One (1) Alumni representative, Beniamino Callegari, Kristiania University College, Oslo, Norway

All obervers have the right to speak and participate in EC meetings.

The student representative is elected through a process organized by the students. The next student election will most likely take place in relation to the next NORSI Conference.

Executive Committee shall have the following responsibilities and make the following decisions:

  • Be responsible for the proper execution and implementation of the decisions of the General Assembly.
  • Seek a consensus among the Consortium Participants.
  • Execute the implementation of the Project as well as the deliverables.
  • Follow up on the progress of the Project, to assess the compliance of the Project with the Working Plan.
  • Propose major changes the General Assembly.

Executive Committee Members:

Lars Martel Antoine Coenen

Western Norway University of Applied Sciences - Mohn Centre

Tommy Høyvarde Clausen

Nord University, Norway

Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand

CIRCLE, Lund University, Sweden

Magnus Gulbrandsen

University of Oslo -TIK, Norway

Magnus Klofsten

Linköping University, Sweden

Bjørn Erik Mørk (Co-host)

BI Norwegian Business School, Norway

Mats Westerberg

Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Roger Sørheim (NORSI Project Host/Director)

NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

Rasmus Rahm (EC Observer)

Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, Sweden

Beniamino Callegari (Alumni rep.) (EC Observer)

Kristiania University College


The representatives of partner institutions constitute the General Assembly and the Management Team consist of representatives of the host institutions and coordinators.

Management Team

General Assembly

NORSI Partners

Student Membership