Eigil Olsen

Eigil Olsen


Key qualifications

Experience from development and humanitarian work mainly in the Balkans and Latin America, but also South Caucasus, Asia and the Caribbean. Experience in implementing ERP systems, advanced document management systems, business intelligence tools, and putting them to use in organisations and enterprises. Experience with managing structured acquisition processes, tendering, contract negotiations and implementing business support solutions. Experience in using strategic tools such as Balanced score card.

Latest assignments include managing implementation of document management solutions to insurance and engineering companies in Norway and abroad, assessing humanitarian engagement practices among key channels of Norwegian humanitarian aid, support to selection of project information management system in a large Norwegian NGO, review of European organisational model for a large international NGO.




    • Master in human geography, University of Oslo 1992
    • Trained railway guard/ticket inspector on the national state railways 1983




Thematic experienceTechnical Experience
• Private sector develepment • Project manager
• Human rights, democracy, peace, gender • Project and program formulation
• Organisational development and Management support • Finance and accounts
• Vulnerable states and societies • Administration



Country experience

Bosnia-Herzegovina, Colombia, Croatia, Jamaica, Guatemala




Language Reading Speaking Writing
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Norwegian Native Native Native
Spanish Fluent Fluent Fluent