The Bergen International Festival has 18,9 man-years divided over 22 permanent posititions (per 31 July 2022). In addition, a couple of hundred volunteers contributes to the implementation of the Festival in May and June.
Lars Petter Hagen Artistic Director and Chief Executive
Media representatives are kindly asked to contact communications manager Silje Vestvik.
Programme & production
Tonje Elisabeth Storm Peersen head of programme and production
Frida Riisnes audience and volunteer manager/project manager
Karoline Zurhaar Meibom Stenberg logistic manager/project manager
Maria Dalland Larsen project manager
Pål Ferstad-Løland project manager
Tormod Kleiveland project manager
Marketing & communication
Nina Lauvsnes head of marketing and communication
Donia Lina Nilsen communications associate
Helene Skoge sales and marketing manager
Kjersti-Lill Sørgård sales coordinator
Lene Therese Steimler sponsorship manager
Line Magde Lunde Hatleskog communications advisor (substitute for Silje Sæterdal Bøyum)
Silje Sæterdal Bøyum communications advisor (on leave)
Silje Vestvik communications manager
Vanja Hoff donorship and sustainability manager
Tom Nymark head of finance and administration
Dag Erik Hagesæter IT manager
Dorota Zaniewicz administrative assistant
Karianne Mjelde accounts
Trude H. Claussen organisation secretary / PA to the director
See also the festival report for a complete overview (currently available in Norwegian only).
Read about the Board and statutes of the Bergen International Festival.