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19 May - 03 June 2020


The Bergen International Festival has employees in 24 man-years (per 31 Dec 2018). In addition, a couple of hundred volunteers contributes to the implementation of the Festival in May and June.

The CEO and Artistic Director is Anders Beyer. His fixed term runs from 2012 to 2022.

Festival Director
Anders Beyer

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

Communications Associate (On leave)
Silje Sæterdal Bøyum

Communications Associate (Temporary)
Linley Kristoffersen

Communications Manager
Kjersti Jåstad

Communications and Digital Manager
Silje Vestvik

Education and School Coordinator
Monica Håkansson

Financial Director
Tom Nymark

Head of Production
Eirik Jørstad

IT Manager
Dag Erik Hagesæter

Marketing and Communication Director
Nina Lauvsnes

Organisation Secretary / PA to Director
Trude H. Claussen

Production and Logistics Manager
Elisabeth Hobrad

Producer (Temporary)
Vidar Glesnes

Tormod Kleiveland

Programme Manager
Tonje Elisabeth Peersen

Project Manager
Pål Ferstad-Løland

Project Manager (On leave)
Rachel Louis

Sales Development Manager
Carita Galtung Døsvig

Sales Manager
Ramona Helén Horn

Sponsorship Manager
Lene Therese Steimler

Sponsorship and Hospitality Coordinator
Vanja Hoff

See also the festival report for a complete overview (currently available in Norwegian only).

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