Director-General, The Research Council of Norway (RCN) since 2004, Norway.
Arvid Hallén, Director-General of The Research Council of Norway since 2004. He is a sociologist from the University of Oslo 1977. He did research in regional policy and local government studies at Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Studies from 1978 and acted as Director-General at the same institute from 1987 to 1995 when he joined the Research Council of Norway as head of the Culture and Society Division. Arvid Hallén has a broad experience from both the national and international level concerning steering groups, expert panels and policy bodies.
Mr Hallén spoke about The Role of Research Funders in Advancing Gender Aware Science Knowledge during the Gender Summit 4 EU 2014.