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Rana Utvikling AS, Torggata 1b Mo i Rana


Ole M. Kolstad


Mobile: +47 948 61 306

Ole M Kolstad has a BSc in social sciences (specialising in international relations) from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and an MBA (specialising in strategy) from Nord University.

Annfrid Olsen


Mobile: +47 907 53 322

Annfrid Olsen has a Master of Business Economics from the Norwegian Business School in Bodø (HHB) and an MSc in organisation and social psychology from the London School of Economics (LSE).

Her specialisation is innovation and development, and she wrote dissertations on “Successful product design – a study of Ekornes” and “Cultural enablers and inhibitors to innovation”.

Olsen has broad experience of both advising companies and project management after 12 years with Rana Utvikling and three as a company adviser at Sparebanken Nord-Norge in Bodø.

At Rana Utvikling, she heads the business establishment service on behalf of Rana local authority. This service aims to strengthen and develop an entrepreneurial and innovative culture in Rana.

Olsen also leads the Væxt co-working space, the Inner Helgeland first-line network and the Helgeland Entrepreneur Week.

Cecilie Nordvik


Mobile: +47 975 78 725

Cecilie Nordvik studied tourism, marketing and international relations at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, the University of South Australia and Sør-Trøndelag University College (now the Norwegian University of Science and Technology – NTNU).

She has broad and long experience in tourism and market communication from such employers as Nordland county council, where she worked as an adviser on tourism and as marketing manager for Visit Bodø.

At Rana Utvikling, Nordvik serves as project manager for tourism and destination development.

Kristin Frodahl Rognerud


Mobile: +47 482 430 33

Kristin Frodahl Rognerud has an MSc in international environmental studies from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) as well as a BSc in international politics from the University of Bergen. She spent time in China studying Chinese society and politics. In addition, she has studied international environmental legislation at the University of Oslo.

Rognerud has experience from the Norwegian Coastal Administration, where she worked as an adviser at its emergency response centre. Her experience also includes communication work in the private sector.

At Rana Utvikling, she works primarily with Midtskandia (Nordic collaboration projects), Venture North and Freyr Battery.

Allan Berg


Mobile: +47 9798 5865

Allan Berg studied the environment and technology at Roskilde University in Denmark and political science at Nord University.

He has experience from earlier jobs related to local environmental management.

At Rana Utvikling, Berg works primarily on projects related to the green shift and sustainable development.

Reidar Ryssdal


Mobile: +47 994 08 422

Reidar Ryssdal’s career includes 10 years as a political adviser in the Storting (parliament), covering transport and infrastructure, energy and the environment, industry, education and regional development. His work also included much contact with ministries and other national players.

He holds a degree in political science, economic history and media science.

At Rana Utvikling, Ryssdal serves as an infrastructure strategist. He is engaged by Polarsirkelen Lufthavnutvikling to support the realisation of a new airport, and also works on railway and port development. In addition, he deals with regional and inter-regional collaboration on transport solutions and planning processes.

He supports efforts to improve operating parameters for industry as well as the public and private sectors.

Ryssdal has also worked a good deal on planning processes, studies and analyses, political processes, government relations and marketing.

Petter Svendsen



Yasna Mimbela


Mobile: +47 408 56 225

Iselin Breirem


Mobil: +47 478 46 127

Jarl-Håkon Olsen

Communication advisor

Mobile: +47 417 89 518

Jarl-Håkon has a masters degree from Nord University as a lector in social studies with a major in history.

He has a communications background from politics and NGOs.

He works with strategic communication, press and media.

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