Runa is Director of Policy and Research at Bellona. She heads Bellona's team of experts and is part of Bellona's management team. Runa is an economist (MSc) from the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration (NHH). She further holds an MSc in environmental politics, planning and regulation from the London School of Economics (LSE). Runa has since 2005 worked on analysis and strategic advice within the Nordic, European and global energy contexts, primarily focusing on power markets and renewable energy. At Bellona Runa's focus areas have been green innovation and growth within the power intensive industry (tradtional + new); digitalisation and green datacenter industry; further development of Norway’s renewable energy industry; reduced petroleum dependence within the overall Norwegian economy. Runa has previously worked for Econ Pöyry, Det Norske Veritas (DNV GL), and Gemserv Ltd.
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