Meet our leadership team:
Valter Nordh has been with NORDUnet since 2021. Valter’s prior career has been with Swedish NREN Sunet and the University of Gothenburg. A driving force of SWAMID, and actively served on a number of committees and boards, including the GÉANT Board of Directors. Valter holds an M. Sc. From Chalmers Technical University in Sweden.
Jørgen Qvist joined NORDUnet in 2008 following management positions in tech and telecom companies. Responsible for NORDUnet service delivery, operations, and development. Jørgen holds a diploma in Engineering Bus. Admin. From the Copenhagen College of Engineering and in Specialized Information Technology from Copenhagen Business School
Lone Nilsson joined NORDUnet in 2019 with +25 years’ experience of finance & accounting primarily within the tech industry including the auditing community. Lone holds a Diploma degree in Financial & Management Accounting from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
Josva Kleist joined NORDUnet in 2006 from an position as associate professor in computer science at Aalborg University. Responsible for stakeholder engagement, support for research communities and infrastructures, as well as international relations and events. Josva holds a Ph.D. and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Aalborg University, Denmark
Chief Information Security Officer
Lars Fischer joined NORDUnet in 2004 from a career with telecoms and internet providers. Responsibilities include stakeholder relations, support for key science communities, and strategic projects. He is a member of the GÉANT Association Board of Directors. Lars holds an MSc.EE from Aalborg University, Denmark, and an MBA from the Technical University of Denmark.
Erik Kikkenborg has worked with NORDUnet since 2009 and drives service innovation in collaboration with our Nordic partners and for engaging global partners in Nordic collaboration. Since 2011 part of the TNC Technical Support Team, lead of Up2U, and actively engaged in Asi@Connect. Erik has been awarded the Vietsch Foundation Medal of Honour for his commitment to the R&E Community
Lars Lange Bjørn started his career with NORDUnet in 2007 following a number of years in the telecom industry. He is Manager of the Planning and Engineering department. Holds an M. Sc. in Optical Engineering
Lars Lange Bjørn
Susanne Michelsen came to NORDUnet in 2011. Previous career includes P.A./E.A. positions with national and international organizations. Administrative support combined with event and conference management. Susanne holds an M.A. in International Business Communication from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark