Solène holds a Master in Economics and Business Administration from both Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen and Louvain School of Management in Belgium. This competitive Double Degree offered her the opportunity to pursue two specializations in Innovation Management and in Energy, Natural Resources and Environment.
She has a keen interest in how innovations can support sustainable businesses. Early during her studies, she joined as an intern the team of Greenzy, a start-up committed to develop indoor composters. A master’s thesis focusing on the techno-economic challenges related to microalgae-based generation of biomass as an alternative to fossil fuels also reflects her dedication to innovation and sustainable development.
About her experience in project management, she did an internship in a freight and multimodal operation department in the Luxembourg railway company. Her 4-years involvement as a head and staff member of scout sections in Belgium also led her to develop leadership and management skills. In addition, she has several years of strong engagements in student organizations in Belgium related to zero-waste and here in Bergen, she is a member of NHHS-Energi and Head of Information of NHHS-Foto.
She has a great passion for innovation and social responsibility and is eager to contribute to team success through excellent organizational skills, attention to details and natural enthusiasm.