Raised on a farm, Runar has received sustainable management of nature from his very first steps. Runar is a graduate in mechanical engineering, HSE and management. Runar has worked in the technical department as an engineer both on cruise ships and on satellite launch facility. Among other things, as Main Safety Delegate in an international oil company. He has worked against introduction of Americanized strategic HR (human resources) and “for” fundamental human rights, democracy and HSE among employees. For his long time work in this matter, he received the Zola-Prize in 2017 at the Norwegian Nobel Institute. In Bellona Runar works as advisor in petroleum.