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Webinar-series: Leading Through the Crisis

It is challenging times. Leaders of businesses are juggling interests on all fronts. Employees are facing uncertain futures. Suppliers and customers alike are abruptly in a new situation, while shareholders and board of directors look to leaders to save the business.

In challenging times you have to excel as a leader to get through.

We invite you to an online conversation with some of Norway’s most experienced leaders that have led teams and people in numerous of crisis. Honourable President of Norwegian Red Cross and Senior Vice President of DNVGL Sven Mollekleiv and former Inspector General of the Norwegian Army and currently the Director of the Norwegian Business and Industry Security Council Odin Johannessen share their experience in a conversation with Professor Jan Ketil Arnulf at BI Norwegian Business School.


Please be informed that you need to register to attend the webinar. 

Any questions regarding the webinar can be forwarded to alumni@bi.no


Practical information

  • Time:Wednesday, 01 April 2020 08:00 - 09:30
  • Place:Webinar on Zoom
  • Contact:BI Alumni (alumni@bi.no)

Webinar Series: Leading Through the Crisis

BI and our good partners focus on key aspects of the Corona crisis as well as the future. In a series of webinar conversations, you'll meet current and experienced leaders in discussion with each other and sharp heads from BI's professional environment. Together we'll hunt for deeper insights and how we best combine theory and practice in a time when most is uncertain. Welcome to the free Webinar series with origin from Leaders Toolbox.

Sven Mollekleiv

Sven Mollekleiv is Honorary President of the Norwegian Red Cross. Until October 2017 he was President of the Norwegian Red Cross. He is currently Senior Vice President for Sustainability and has served as the global ombudsman for DNV GL for 15 years. Mr Mollekleiv is a member of several boards for various organisations. He is the Vice-Chairman of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)’s Special Fund for the Disabled and served until recently as Chairman of the Board of The Association of NGOs in Norway. He has also been on the board of Amnesty International and of the Red Cross Nordic United World College. He represented the DNV GL in, among others, the UN Global Compact and in World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD).

Odin Johannessen

Odin Johannessen serves as director of The Norwegian Business and Industry Security Council(NSR). From 2015 till 2019, General Major Odin Johannessen served as the Inspector General of the Norwegian Army. He started his military career in the Infantry in 1981 and has since had a varied and long career in the Army, including several international operations. In 2011, he was appointed as Commander of Brigade Nord in Northern Norway. Since spring 2014, he has served as chief of the Defence Staff’s Operations Division. 

Professor Jan Ketil Arnulf

Jan Ketil Arnulf is a Professor and Dean Executive at BI Norwegian Business School, where he teaches leadership, organisational behaviour and leadership development. He has his doctoral degree in Organizational Psychology from the University of Oslo. He is certified both an organisational and a clinical psychologist. He is also a member of the Norwegian association of professional writers and translators.