Ingeborg Kathrina Haavardsson
- Managing Director of the Centre for Global Health at the University of Oslo
- Secretariat leader, Lancet One Health Commission
- Leader, Women in Global Health, Norway
Ms. Haavardsson is a management and communication specialist, with over 25 years of management and event experience on international development and research related questions. Since 2016, she is the Managing Director for the Centre for Global Health (CGH) at the University of Oslo. She is the leader of Women in Global Health Norway, hosted by CGH.
Previous experience: Information Director (1999-2005) then Special Advisor for External Relations (2005-2016) at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Instrumental in building up the Peace Research Endowment, an independent unit in the USA. She has worked for the Norwegian Church Aid and the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration.
M.A. in International Conflict Analysis from the University of Canterbury, Kent, UK. Undergraduate studies (French, History, Comparative Politics) from the University of Oslo and the University of Bergen.