Anne Kjersti Fahlvik is Executive Director of the Division for Innovation at the Norwegian Research Council of Norway, where she has held Executive Director positions since 2006. She holds a Cand.Pharm degree and a Dr.Ph. degree in pharmacology from the University of Oslo. Her background includes various positions in the pharmaceutical industry in Norway and the US.
Fahlvik is a true entrepreneur. In this capacity she was the CEO of a Norwegian medtech company. The Research Council is an internationally unique organization that combines the functions of a research council and an innovation agency, and Fahlvik plays a key role in the Norwegian innovation system.