Energy law – petroleum law – environmental law – EU/EEA law – state aids – internal energy market.
Undergoing research: energy market design, EU state aids law and the energy sector, energy infrastructures regulation, corporate renewable Power Purchase Agreements; guarantees of origin; crowdfunding of energy projects; exploitation of seabed resources; offshore energy production, incl. offshore wind and hydrogen; carbon capture and storage (CCS); regulation of technology innovation in the energy sector.
Teaching experience and student supervision
Energy law – petroleum law – environmental law – EU and EEA law – competition law (in particular state aids) – renewable energy – climate change.
Higher education and employment history
Ph.D. (UiO, Oslo) 2012, LL.M in International and European Energy and Environmental Law (KUL, Leuven) 2007, MA in International Politics (Ceris, Paris/Brüssel) 2003, MA in European Affairs (UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve) 2002, LL.B (Lille) 2002, I.E.P. (Aix-en-Provence) 2001.
Associate Professor, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, Energy and Resources Law Department (2014-).
Senior Research Fellow, Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Oslo. Projects: Implementing Network Codes (INC) and Regulating Power in Norway Decentralization or Centralization (POWREG) (2020-2024).
Scientific Advisor, Frisch Center, Oslo Center for Research on Environmentally friendly Energy (CREE) (FME) (2017-2019).
Associate Lawyer, Advokatfirmaet Simonsen Vogt Wiig AS, Oil and Energy Department, 2011-2014
Ph.D research fellow, Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law, Petroleum and Energy Law Department, 2006-2011
Associate Lawyer, law firm Huglo-Lepage & Partners, Brussels, 2004-2006
Blue Book stagiaire, European Commission, Directorate General Environment, Brussels, 2003-2004
Intern, U.S. Embassy in Belgium, Department of Commerce, Energy and Environment Sections, 2003.
Membership and appointments
Vice-Dean for International Relations (2017-), Faculty of Law
Chair of the Board, Norwegian Energy Law Association (2021-)
Research Group in Natural Resources Law, Faculty of Law
European Law Network, Faculty of Law
CERRE - Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) - Academic Research Fellow (2019-)
Member of the Academic Advisory Group of the Section on Energy, Environmental and Infrastructure Law (SEERIL), International Bar Association (IBA)
“Tradable green certificates schemes under EU law: the influence of EU law on national support schemes for renewable electricity generation” (UniPub, 2012) (available in open access in DUO). Nominated to the King’s Gold Medal.