The management

The management

The Board

The board is the main body at AHO. The school's external board chair, Gunnar B. Kvaran, is appointed by the Ministry of Education and Research. See complete list of members


Rector Ole Gustavsen oversees the academic and administrative work at AHO in the period 2014-2018.

Pro-rector is Rachel Troye.


In addition to Rector, the AHO mangement consists of:

Director of Organisation: Randi Stene
Director of Finance: Heidi Kristensen Holte
Head of Institute Thomas McQuillan (Institute of Architecture)
Head of Institute Erik Langdalen (Institute of Form, Theory and History)
Head of Institute Marianne Skjulhaug (Institute of Urbanism and Landscape)
Head of Institute Rachel Troye (Institute of Design) 

Administrative management

AHO's administrative management consists of:

Head of Academic Services: Ulrika Herlofsen
Head of IT: Frode Gether-Rønning
Head of Library: Sissel Moum
Head of Reseach Administration: Brita Nøstvik
Head of Communications: Trude Kleven
Head of Workshops: Roald Jensen