Education:

1987 — 1990 Cand.scient, Astrophysics, University of Oslo

1985 — 1988 Computer engineer, Oslo Engineering College

1980 — 1984 Yogi, Chanteloube Centre d'Etudes, Montignac

1974 — 1975 Radio Officer, Oslo Maritime College

1971 —         Radio & Crypto Operator, KNM Tordenskjold, Norwegian Navy.

1968 — 1971 Examen artium, Science High School, Flekkefjord.

 

Experience:

2010 - 2020       Author:

Wrote a book The Bicycle Tourist about various cycling and travel experiences, migration from Norway to Spain as a natural rehabilitation after more than 40 years in Norwegian and International work and travelling around the world. Next book is about "The Retiree".

2007 - 2010       Self-employed:

Communication network security advisor and implementation of IPTV, ip telephony and information systems. Company and organization consultant. Project, Conference, Accounting, Service and Social work. Climate and Energy investigator. Board manager, Webmaster and Writer.

1999 - 2007      Senior Software Developer Norman Virus Control (Norman ASA):

Norman Internet Protection module scanning Internet Traffic for virus. Exploring various Windows functions to intercept and transform the data. TCP/IP programming and Reverse Engineering. Norman Native Interface programming Web GUI and program modules.

1998 - 1999       Navigation Processing Supervisor: Fugro Norway

Project Manager in the development of a new logging module for the Starfix.seis Navigation Program. User Requirement Specification and Quality Control of logging data that gave a great experience in instructing programmers in Fugro Survey, Perth and Navigators onboard the vessel by the satellite communication network so the result got in accordance with the International UKOOA standard.

Implementing a new environment for 2D and 3D Navigation Processing. 2D software QCPro from Exploration Consultants Ltd. in London, a user friendly Windows program. Support on Sprint 3D from Concept Systems Ltd. in Edinburgh under SUN Solaris.

Migrating Microsoft Mail Server to Exchange Server under Windows NT 4.0 and implementing new technology and upgrading of old equipment. Installation and support on mobile communication systems on laptops, mixed networks, UNIX and Windows.

Fugro Seastar advisor in surveillance of Space Weather where the solar wind may disturb the GPS signals, compasses and the quality in the navigation network. Earthquake and tsunami warnings.

1997 - 1998       Senior Consultant Keysoft AS:

Evaluating Micro Focus NetExpress Visual Object Cobol for WM-data and Handelsbanken. The job was to show that NetExpress is better for old Cobol programmerers rather than Borland (Inprise) Delphi as a new development platform

Year2000 fixing of old Cobol programs at Bertel O. Steen A/S by means of Micro Focus Revolve.

System Administrator KeyNet, virtual office for Keysoft consultants by help of Microsoft BackOffice. Migration Microsoft Mail Server to Exchange Server. Internet/Intranet development and support.

1996                 Systems Consultant Geodata AS

Asker and Bærum Police Department, ArcViewMap viewing for GATSoft journal system. Bærum Fire Department, ArcView Map viewing and Telenor Mobitex mobile message system. GPS tracking of Tollpost Globe trucks. Mobitex interface to ArcInfo. Maritim IT, Fargis Norge and Windows support.

1995 – 1996      Chief Navigator Read Well Services AS

VSP (Vertical Seismic Profiling) positioning, Quality Control and further development and RPS (Read Positioning System) Navigation program.

1992 – 1995      Software Engineer Kongsberg Spacetec AS

Systems Analyst SvalSat (Svalbard Satellite Station), Norwegian Space Agency Feasibility Study. The Satellite Station was established in 1996 and is a great success. The world’s largest commercial ground station with more than 31 state-of-the-art multi-mission and customer dedicated antenna systems in C-, L-, S- and X-bands.

Systems Analyst NUS (National University of Singapore) Remote Station for Earth Observation satellites. DPCM (Differential Pulse Code Modulation) of SPOT (Satellite Pour l’Observation de la Terre) Image 100 Mbps satellite data for MWD (Moving Windows Display). Pioneer project to help NUS going.

Systems Analyst CCSDS (Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems) Demultiplexer software for ESTEC (European Space Research and Technology Center). CCSDS is an important standard for Space Data Communication.

Systems AnalystSystems Analyst POEM (Polar Orbiting Environmental Mission) Ground Segment Acquisition Frame Synchroniser for ESTEC. POEM was a precursor of ENVISAT.

System Engineer PSS (Polar Satellite Service) System Design Study for Norwegian Space Agency in case of any launch of polar satellites from Andøya Space Center.

Project Engineer rehost, analysis, design, development and testing of ERS 1/2 LRDPF (Low Rate Data Procssing Facility) Radar Altimeter and Microwave Radiometer Processing Algorithms for ESRIN (European Space Research Institute). Main project I was for hired for 2.5 years.

Translating Ariane 5 ISF (Installation de Simulateur Fonctionelle) Rocket Simulator Documentation. Got use of French language skills.

1991 – 1992      Project Engineer Kongsberg Navigation AS:

Design of MMI (Man Machine Interface) and real time programming under C and VRTX of the Differential GPS Navigation System DiffStar/DiffTrack for the seismic offshore industry. Dynamic testing on NATO FORACS Norway and onboard GECO vessels

1989 – 1990      Cand.scient thesis Astrophysics (Space Geodesy)

FLYSAT, Positioning of 9 airports in South Norway by help of the GPS Satellite System using a NGS (National Geodetic Survey) program to manually fix the GPS carrier phase ambiguity resolution for high precision positioning and alignement of a geodetic network of the airports for FMGT (Norwegian Defense Geographical Service) and Statens Kartverk (Norwegian Mapping Authority). Porting PC Fortran to VAX and developing graphics routines in IDL (Interactive Data Language)

1987                 Project Engineer (summer work) in TELOX Engineering AS:

ESA (European Space Agency) Study of Network Interface for message systems for the planned land mobile satellite ARTEMIS (Advanced Research Technology MISsion), a satellite on hold for many years and launched in year 2000.

Rigging hardware in Braathens SAFE Traffic Control Center in Oslo Fornebu airport, Gullfaks B offshore platform and Bodø Main Rescue Center.

1985 – 1986      Security Operator, Autoguard/Securitas, Bergens Bank, Oslo.

1976 – 1986      Radio Officer, Mosvold Shipping, Mosvolds rederi, Ugland Coflexip and Andreas Ugland Management; tankers, bulkcarriers, cabel - and pipe laying vessels, car carrier, worldwide.

1974 – 1976      Teletype operator, Associated Press, also some Techincal and Scientific translations and editing.

1971 – 1972      Radio operator, HNOMS Narvik, compulsory military service. <Radio and crypto work.

 

Memberships:

Senior Member  American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) is the world's largest technical society devoted to the global aerospace community.

Senior Cyclist            Club Bicisport Wilier de Canarias

Bicycle Club in the Canary islands and a bicycle shop in Los Cristianos. All categories, active like bicycle tourists.

Senior Cyclist            Flekkefjord Sykkelklubb

Alle kategorier, for aktive som turister.

Member            International Dzogchen Community

Dzogchen or 'The Great Perfection' or 'Ati Yoga' is considered the most immediate path to realize the natural state of simplicity. Dzamling Gar is located on Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands. In Tibetan, "Dzamling” means World and “Gar” means a place where people can gather. You can experience various program here: Meditation, Yantra Yoga, Vajra Dance, Khaita Joyful Dance and integral medicine for well being

Member           Knabens venner     

The Friends of Knaben was established in 1992. They are a society that stimulates cultural, social and tourist industry activities in Knaben

Member Norsk UFO Senter

Norsk UFO Center is a society of persons from all over Norway who shares their interests in UFO (Unidentified Flying Objects).

Member           OBOS

OBOS was founded in 1929, and the first housing association was completed at Etterstad two years later. Ever since then, we have provided our members with housing and managed them safely. And we will continue with that - for a long time!

Member          RCI  Shareholder Regency Club

Enjoy the best combination of the services of a spa hotel with the independence and privacy of staying in your own apartment. The heated swimming pool, sauna, chill out area, and Wi-Fi in common areas and many other amenities, such as the massage service, are all at your disposal, and you’ll also benefit from a fantastic apartment that will make you feel right at home. The very best way to spend your holiday!

Member          SETI@home

SETI@home is a scientific experiment, based at UC Berkeley, that uses Internet-connected computers in the Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI). You can participate by running a free program that downloads and analyzes radio telescope data.

Member           Sjømilitære Samfund

SMS (Sea Military Society) is an organisation working for a good and trustworthy Norwegian Navy. SMS is also engaged in cases that touch the best of naval defense and development. SMS seak to engage in a process where decisions can be supported.

Member          U.S. Naval Institute    

Provides an Independent Forum to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to national defense. Honor, Courage and Commitment - service above self.