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Norwegian music industry’s export facilitator and promotional organisation.

Employees

Music Norway

 

PR DEPARTMENT

 

Carl Kristian Johansen
Editor in Chief
Mob: +47 924 626 58 –carlkristian@musicnorway.no

Journalist and researcher for the Norwegian section of musicnorway.no. Focuses on case studies, news stories, thorough background articles, statistics, data and analyses.

Carl Kristian Johansen

 

Edvard Olai Brekke Værland
Public Relations Manager
Mob: +47 450 13 227 – edvard@musicnorway.no

Public Relations Manager. Responsible for managing Music Norway´s relations with public authorities and partners in collaboration with the Managing Director. Strategic advisor on communication and policy.

Edvard Olai Brekke Værland

 

PROJECT DEPARTMENT

Helene Dolva Broch
Head of International
Mob: +47 997 26 461 – helene@musicnorway.no

Head of International. Responsible for Music Norway’s international operations. Handles general requests on MN’s activities and projects abroad (with exception for the Central Europe and UK/BeNeLux territories). Co-ordinates participation at international events and music industry networking platforms. Has an extensive international network and administers the organisation’s focus on the synch and songwriter sectors.

Helene Dolva Broch

 

Aslak Oppebøen
Project Manager
Mob: +47 901 75 338 – aslak@musicnorway.no 

Project Manager for music industry networking events focusing on jazz and folk music. Being a jazz and folk fan himself, Aslak naturally handles all requests and answers questions relating to jazz and folk.

Aslak Oppebøen

 

Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg
Project Manager
Mob: +47 402 32 497 – einar@musicnorway.no

Project Manager for classical, contemporary and electronic music. Open, outspoken, curious, happy and constructive!

Einar Idsøe Eidsvåg

 

Karoline Røed Tønnesen
Project Manager
Mob: +47 930 37 648 – karoline@musicnorway.no

Project manager for various music industry networking events, such as Øya International, by:Larm International and Music Norway’s Nordic focus. Organises MN’s in-house events and seminars.

Karoline Røed Tønnesen

 

Johanne Isefiær McDougall
Project Manager
Mob: +47 977 57 869 – johanne@musicnorway.no

Johanne has always worked with music. As an artist, DJ, label manager, studying musicology or worked as curator and booker. In 2016 she moved to Tromsø and worked as a project team member at RYK – Network for Music Business Development in Northern Norway and KOFOR – A center of expertise for the music industry in Northern Norway. She worked with Northern Expo – RYK’s Showcase festival that presented artists from the north to international and national music industry and press at Svalbard October 2018. Johanne is ready for new exciting projects in 2019 as a project manager at Music Norway.

Johanne Isefiær McDougall

 

UK OFFICE:

Henrik Sanne Kristensen
Project Manager, UK
Tel: ++44 (0) 7595078712 – henrik@musicnorway.no

Project manager for Music Norway’s activities in the UK and BeNeLux. Adviser based in London.

Henrik Sanne Kristensen has a Masters’ degree in Media Studies from the University of Oslo. His thesis was written as part of the government funded research project “Clouds & Concerts: Trends in Music Culture”. Alongside his studies, Henrik worked a total of 9 years in record stores, and has also been a music editor and journalist for student radio stations in Stavanger and Oslo. He has worked as a Norwegian music editor for TIDAL, and has done playlist programming for WiMP/TIDAL as well as YouTube Music.

 

Henrik will be handling Music Norway’s UK office in 2019 while Nina Finnerud is on leave.

Henrik Sanne Kristensen

 

Nina Finnerud
Head of UK office
Tel: +44 (0) 7835753030 – nina@musicnorway.no

Project manager for Music Norway’s activities in the UK and BeNeLux. Adviser based in London. On leave through 2019.

Nina Finnerud

 

CENTRAL EUROPEAN OFFICE:

Jonas Vebner
Head of Central European Office
Tel: +49 (0)15164611099 –jonas@musicnorway.no

Project manager for Central Europe (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland and the Czech Republic). Adviser based in Berlin. Presents, represents and networks for and with the international and Norwegian music industries.

Jonas Vebner

 

ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT:

Camilla Oppegaard
Finance Manager & HR
Mob: +47 906 22 987 – camilla@musicnorway.no

Music Norway’s Finance & HR Manager. Handles all requests relating to financial matters.

Camilla Oppegaard

Pål Dimmen
Head of Grants and Funds
Mob: +47 922 45 544 –pal@musicnorway.no

Head of Grants and Funds and adviser overseeing all of Music Norway’s support programmes. Handles all requests regarding financial support schemes and follow-up of applications to our travel and promotion support programmes, as well as all other support schemes administered by Music Norway.

Pål Dimmen

 

Kathrine Synnes Finnskog
Executive Director
Mob: +47 906 91 318 – kathrine@musicnorway.no

Music Norway’s Director. Has the overall professional, financial and administrative responsibility for the organisation. Serves as the main contact to authorities and international relations. Is Music Norway’s representative for a number of international organisations.

Kathrine Synnes Finnskog