2007 - : PhD Research Fellow at the Norwegian College of Fishery Science in the project "Networks or Markets: Recruitment to the Norwegian Fishing Fleet." Includes teaching "Communication Skills" at Nha Trang University, Vietnam, in 2007 and 2008; as well as Fisheries Management at Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø, in 2007.
2003 - 2008: Project Manager for International Affairs at the Norwegian College of Fishery Science, University of Tromsø. Duties: project management of fisheries development aid project in Africa and Asia. Duties included consultancy work and evaluations of Norad aid projects.
2003: Seminar leader for IFM-310 and IFM-150
2002 - 2003: Accountant for Glassmester L. Krane (Tromsø). Duties: general accounting and system development.
2000 - 2001: Financial Adviser in Statskog SF in Kristiansand. Duties: Sales, rentals, marketing, finance, budgeting, strategic planning, product development. Projects: Intranet, homepage, internet portal, new accounting act of 2001.
1999 - 2000: Financial Adviser in Statskog SF headquarter in Namsos. Duties: Debit collection and accounting routines, user support for Office. Projects:Handbook for internal control, implementation of an online system for debit collection and implementation of Agresso debit collection module.
1997 - 1999: Accountant for Statskog SF in Alta. Duties: Responsible for the monthly and annual accounts for Troms and Finnmark. In addition, debit collection, billing and invoicing etc.
1996 - 1997: Accountant for the municipality of Træna, Nordland. Duties: Payrolls, accounting, invoicing, debit collection, loans given by the municipality etc.
2001 - 2003: Master of International Fisheries Management (Norwegian College of Fishery Science). Thesis: Integrated Coastal Zone Management - Allocation of Space In Norwegian Aquaculture.
2001: Ex. Phil (Agder College in Kristiansand - 5 units)
1998 - 1999: Business and Administration (Finnmark College in Alta - 12 units)
1991 - 1996: Bachelor of Science in Economics and Environmental Studies (University of Victoria, Canada)
1988 - 1991: Gulf Island Secondary School (Saltspring Island, B.C., Canada)
2004: Bryceson, I., Havnevik, K., Isinika, A., Jørgensen, I., Melamari, L., Sønvisen, S. (2005). Management of Natural Resources Programme, Tanzania. Mid-term Review of TAN-092 Phase III (2002-2006). Ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism and Royal Norwegian Embassy, Tanzania. 176 pages.
2005: Mid-term Review: Building advanced research, education and extension capacity of Research Institute for Aquaculture No.1
2006: Survey of Fisheries Rehabilitation in Sri Lanka
2008: PhD course in Political Ecology (5 ETCS)
2007: PhD course in Modern Sociological Theory at Copenhagen Business School (10 ECTS)
2007: PhD course in Actor-Network-Theory (10 ETCS)
2007: Big Documents in Word
2007: Presentation technique
2005: PhD course in Coastal Zone Management (no ECTS)
2004: Course to prepare for working abroad (security course)
2003: 2-week Spanish language course at ABC in Barcelona.
2001 - 2003: Spanish language at the Folkeuniversitetet in Tromsø (level 5)
2002: Course in Cross-Cultural Communication and Understanding (NCFS)
2000 - 2001: YS-S's course for local leaders (incl. negotiations, lobbying and tariff agreements)
Nov. 2000: Law for employees and union leaders (organized by YS)
2006 - 2008: Vice Chair of the board for Center for Environment and Development at the University of Tromsø
2005 - 2007: Board member of the local workers union, Parat, at the University of Tromsø.
1999 - 2001: Local leader for the workers union Flerfaglig Fellesorganisasjon (2fo) in Statskog SF. Duties: Local tariff negotiations, wage negotiations, conflict resolution, organize meetings and in general take care of the members.
1995 - 1996: Leader for the Norwegian Association for Norwegian Students Abroad (ANSA) in Canada. Duties: Reporting to the head office in Oslo, organize meetings, area representative strategies, strategies for acquiring new members.
1994 - 1995: Director at Large for the University of Victoria Student Society (UVSS). Duties: Work to improve the conditions for Canadian and international students, function as a tie between the students and the university administration. Member of the following committees: Election committee, Social issues committee and Education and development committee.
FSK-1121 Statistics for fisheries and aquaculture science
SVF-3555 Marine Planning