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25 May - 08 June 2022


The Bergen International Festival has 17,8 man-years in permanent posititions, and 3,2 man-years in temporary positions (per 31 Dec 2020). In addition, a couple of hundred volunteers contributes to the implementation of the Festival in May and June.


The list below is arranged alphabetically by job title. You can also find more information on how to contact the Festival here.

Karianne Mjelde

Administrative Assistant
Dorota Zaniewicz

Chief Financial Officer
Tom Nymark

Chief Operating Officer 
Nina Lauvsnes

Chief Programming Officer
Tonje Elisabeth Peersen

Communications Advisor
Silje Sæterdal Bøyum

Communications Manager
Silje Vestvik

IT Manager
Dag Erik Hagesæter

Organisation Secretary / PA to Director
Trude H. Claussen

Production Manager
Elisabeth Hobrad

Tormod Kleiveland

Project Manager
Pål Ferstad-Løland

Project Manager
Rachel Louis

Sales and Marketing Manager
Ramona Helén Horn

Sales and Marketing Manager
Helene Skoge

Sponsorship Manager
Lene Therese Steimler

Sponsorship Manager (temp.)
Elise Hopland Irgens  

Sustainability Manager and Sponsorship Coordinator
Vanja Hoff

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.


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