Annik Magerholm Fet
Dr. Annik Magerholm Fet is the Vice Rector of NTNU in Ålesund. She has since 1999 been a Professor of Environmental management, Systems engineering and Lifecycle analysis at the Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management at NTNU, now also a similar affiliation to the department of international business. From 2014–2016 she was the Director and Academic head of NTNU’s strategic research area on Sustainability.
Professor Fet leads several national and international research projects in global production, environmental management, corporate social responsibility (CSR) and business models for sustainability. Through the Network for Green Growth, funded by the Research Council of Norway (RCN), she supports the research group for Green innovation and Business models and looks at opportunities to stimulate cross-disciplinary research activities at NTNU in Ålesund. In addition to several RCN projects, she is teh project leader of the Erasmus+ project CapSEM with academic partners in Europe, Africa and Asia.
Professor Fet is also involved in the work of Norwegian and international organizations, with a focus on academia and industry collaboration. She has been an observer in the United Nations International Resource Panel (UN IRP), and a member of international committees for sustainable development and eco-labelling of products. She sits on the board of Sustainable Development Solutions Network Northern Europe (SDSN NE), Polaris Media Northwest, ÅKP – Ålesunds regional innovation hub, Møre Research AS, Ålesund Region’s Intercommunal Renovation Company (ÅRIM), Ocean Training AS and EPD-Norge for development of criteria for environmental product declarations (EPDs). For 8 years she has been a board member of the user-driven innovation program (BIA) funded by the RCN.