NordForsk Board

The NordForsk board is appointed by the Nordic Council of Ministers and has the overall responsibility for the operations of NordForsk.

The board is responsible for the organisation's strategy, economy and personnel policy - within the framework set by the Nordic Council of Ministers.

The NordForsk Board includes representatives of the largest national research funding agencies in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, a representative for Nordic University Association (NUS), as well as observers from the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Åland and the Nordic Council of Ministers.

The chairmanship of the NordForsk Board circulates among the board members.

Minutes from previous NordForsk Board meetings

Board members

Jonas Björck – Chair
Forte – Swedish Research Council for Health, Working Life and Welfare

Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir
Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Innovation, Iceland

Rune Vistad
Research Council of Norway

Jesper Risom
Independent Research Fund Denmark

Jussi Vauhkonen
Academy of Finland

Annika Sølvará
The Faroese Research Council

Anders Hagfeldt
Nordic University Association


Johanna Mattila
Åland University of Applied Sciences

Petar Cavala
Nordic Council of Ministers, Department of Knowledge and Welfare (KV)