Bjorn completed his Business (MBA) and Mechanical Engineering education (MSc) in Bergen and Trondheim (Norway). Having worked as a financial controller in Norway he joined CERN in 1996 as an Assistant Department Planner. Since 2009 he has worked within the Procurement Service as a Procurement and contract officer.
Merethe arrived at CERN in May 1992. She has gained her experience in various services onsite; HR, TE, DG project office, EN departmental planning office and in organization of conferences. She joined the Section as a procurement officer and as organizer of the CERN Member States Industrial Days events in October 2019.