Audun Ruud
Position:    Senior Research Scientist

  Telephone: +47 992 33 969
 Department:  NINA Oslo

Knowledge areas
  • Political science
  • Business Administration

Key qualifications
  • Policy and governance related to production, transmission and use of renewable energy
  • Public engagement
  • Corporate environmental management
  • Environment and climate policy and practice

  • PhD. in Political Science, University of Oslo
  • Cand. Polit in Political Science, University of Oslo
  • MBA from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH)

  • 2013-2015: Senior Business Developer, SINTEF Energy Research
  • 2009-2012: Research Manager, SINTEF Energy Research
  • 2000-2008: Senior Research Fellow/Deputy Director University of Oslo, ProSus, SUM
  • 1994-1999: PhD Research Fellow University of Oslo, SUM
  • 1990-1993: Research Fellow University of Oslo, SUM

  • Norwegian
  • English
  • Spanish

Conference contributions

Governance, Democracy and Sustainable Development. Moving Beyond the Impasse, book co-edited with James Meadowcroft and Oluf Langhelle, published by Edward Elgar 2013

Promoting Sustainable Electricity in Europe. Challenging the Path Dependence of Dominant Energy Systems, a book co-edited with William Lafferty, published by Edward Elgar, 2008

Professional societies

Has extensive experience as performing quality assurance on written publication and other kind of dissemination and he is used by several international journals as peer reviewer.


Norwegian Institute for Nature Research

NINA is an independent foundation for nature research and research on the interaction between human society, natural resources and biodiversity.
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