Elisabeth has more than 20 years of experience within the Norwegian energy sector and more than 30 years of experience from strategic and organizational development in the public and private sectors, including leading positions and board positions at, among others, Statkraft, Innovation Norway and the Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway.
From 1999 to 2002, Elisabeth served as CEO at the Norwegian regional municipality owned utility Akershus Energi.
Thereafter, she served on a number of boards in the energy sector, including Agder Energi and Eidsiva Energi. In 2014-2016, she was a member of the board at Norwegian state-owned utility Statkraft. Between 2005 and 2008, she was employed by the Norwegian Red Cross as Vice President for Marketing. Subsequently, she served as Executive Vice President at TINE SA between 2008 and 2012, where she was also chairman of the board at Diplom IS.
Elisabeth graduated with a Master of Science in Agricultural Science, Industrial and Resource Economics from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.