Jesper Werdelin Simonsen



Jesper Werdelin Simonsen is Executive Director at the Research Council of Norway where he oversees research funding in the areas of health, welfare, education and society, as well as research on global development and globalization. Jesper Simonsen was member Norway’s Committee for Gender Balance and Diversity in Research for eight years, and is currently Norwegian delegate in ERAC SWG GRI. Before coming to the Research Council, he worked for 14 years as a researcher and research manager in the field of agricultural research, and 2.5 years State Secretary in the Ministry of environment in Norway.

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