EMPLOYEES

Director
Tora Hultgreen
Tlf. 79 02 64 94
tora@svalbardmuseum.no

Tora Hultgreen has a doctorate in Arctic archeology from the University of Tromsø. Her specialty is the Russian hunting period in Svalbard. Since 2007 Tora has been director of Svalbard Museum. She has participated in excavations and records of archaeological heritage on Svalbard since 1992. From 2010 member of “Skeleton Committee”, a selection of “The National Research Ethics Committee for social sciences and humanities.” From 2016 member of the board of the Norwegian Museums Association.

Curator
Herdis Lien
Tlf. 79 02 64 96
herdis@svalbardmuseum.no

Cand.philol majoring in ethnomusicology from the University of Bergen. Also history, design and pedagogy in the curriculum.
Coming from Møsstrond in upper Telemark.
Started working in Svalbard Museum in 2004, and has historic photos and trapper history as her specialty. Head of the dissemination section of the museum and is responsible for the photo collection.

Curator
Sander Solnes
Tlf. 79 02 64 95
sander@svalbardmuseum.no

Educated curator NKF-N from Curator School at the Royal Academy of Art in Copenhagen. He has been at the Svalbard Museum’s magazine since 2005, and is responsible for object collection and head of conservation and cataloging of Svalbard Museum.

Cleaner
Aeo Fredheim
post@svalbardmuseum.no

Aeo comes from Thailand and has lived in Longyearbyen since 2000.
She has full responsibility for cleaning the exhibition at Svalbard Museum, and she also has a 50% position as a cleaner at Longyearbyen Hospital

Foto av Arkeolog Mikael Amadeus Bjerkestrand

Registrar
Mikael Amadeus Bjerkestrand

Bachelor of Archeology.
Mikael is working on handling, cataloging, storing and preserving items.

Registrar
Katja Eklund
katja@svalbardmuseum.no

Bachelor in archeology and conservation.
Originally from Germany.
Katja has worked in Svalbard Museum since 2010, and here she is responsible for handling, cataloging, reservoirs and preservation of artifacts.

Bilde av Kontormedarbeider Hanna Halvarsson

Office Worker
Hanna Halvarsson
Tlf: 79026492
kontor@svalbardmuseum.no

Bachelor of Marine Ecology.
Hanna has worked at Svalbard Museum since 2016.
She is working on administration and at the counter.