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Rita Westvik er rådgiver innen innovasjon, foresight og formidling og tar oppdrag innen møte- og debattledelse, prosessledelse og prosjektutvikling. Hun representerer det Singapore-baserte akvakulturselskapet LSO og har sitt eget selskap, FUTURAMA.
Westvik har erfaring fra medier (NRK, TV3), politikk (politisk rådgiver i Sosial- og helsedepartementet og i UDhandel i Gro Harlem Brundtlands regjering) og forskning & utvikling (seniorrådgiver i SINTEF Teknologi og samfunn i 10 år). Hun tok BIs masterprogram «Scenarios, foresight and strategy» i 2008 og har vært brukt som foresightekspert av BI i en årrekke. Westvik har et bredt nettverk innen kultur, politikk, nærligsliv, FoU og medier.

English:
Rita Westvik has a broad background from media (NRK, TV3, radiOrakel), politics (political adviser to the Gro Harlem Brundtland Government) and R&D (10 years as a senior adviser in SINTEF Technology and society).
Westvik holds a bachelor degree in social work and finished the Master programme “Scenarios, foresight and strategy” at Norwegian School of Management in 2008.
She was founder of radiOrakel 1982, Futurama AS 2000 and President of The Polytechnic Society in Oslo 2005-2007.
Westvik represents LSO, a world leading Singapore-based aquaculture company, now focusing on Asia and Egypt.
Westvik has designed and hosted several conferences in the field of innovation and societal implications of accelerating technologies.
She is dedicated to understanding change processes, social competence, cross disciplinary dialogue, innovation in public and private sector, knowledge management, CSR, North-South cooperation with emphasis on sustainable food/energy production and futures studies.