Hege Larsen

Hege Larsen


Key qualifications

  • Researcher: Social Scientist, Comparative Qualitative Analysis, Case studies, (Focus group) Interviews, Statistics, Surveys, Desk/Document Reviews, Photo and Film Documentation, Field work/ Observations
  • Management/Administration: Administration, Coordination and Planning, Business Development, Project Management, Contracting, Budgeting, Accounting, Marketing/Sales, Recruitment, Commissioning of Public Funds, Organisational Strategy Development
  • Development Sector: Executive, Advisor, Advocacy, Program Development and Quality Assurance, Situational Analysis (baseline studies), Reviews, Evaluation Result based management and LOG frame approach. (OECD/DAC, EEA-Grants, Norwegian Cultural Fund)
  • Knowledge Industry/Communications: Writer, Lecturer, Supervisor, Examiner, Researcher
  • Creative Industry: Professional Arts, Events, Concert, Conference: Programmer, Producer and Promoter, Executive Public Funding. Evaluator on public support schemes/programmes /projects




  • PhD. Social Anthropology, University og Bergen 2001-2010
  • Cand.Polit. Social Anthropology, University of Bergen 1995-1998
  • Cand.Mag. Economics and Administration, Psychology and Social Anthropology. Harstad University College and NTNU 1990-1995




Thematic experienceTechnical Experience
• Civil society develepment • Analysis/research
• Cultural development • Private business management
• Private sector development • Evaluations of results in public funding
• Human rights, particularly in cultural rights  


Country experience

Bali, India, Lao PDR, Lebanon, Mongolia, Nepal, Norway, Sri Lanka (multiple long term), Tanzania, UK, Uganda, Vietnam




Language Reading Speaking Writing
English Fluent Fluent Fluent
Norwegian Native Native Native
Sinhala - Intermediate -