DNBN Vice-Chairman Norway
Bernhard Rikardsen is a consultant manager at Sariba Consulting AS and chairman of the board of the mother company Sariba AS. Bernhard is also Norway Ambassador of LinKS – Leadership in the Knowledge Society.
He has an education in business administration from BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo with several additional educational programs from among others Harvard Business School and The Wharton School. He has 13 years of experience as executive vice president in a major international corporation (SAS Group) with a deep and broad experience as head of human resources, responsible for the corporation’s shared services, and the position as chairman or member of the board of several subsidiaries.
Bernhard has a substantial experience in strategy development, as well as organizational and management development. He is much in demand as a speaker, sparring partner, mentor, and coach for executives and managers on several levels.
He specializes in managing focused work across occupational demarcations, cultures, nationalities, and hierarchical levels. He has several years of experience in strategic HR management, through the disciplines of knowledge management; development of people, managers, and organization; industrial relations; employer branding; people planning and logistics, etc.
Additionally, Bernhard has several years of experience in executive and operational management of organizational transformation programs; change programs enabled by new technology; administration of own and third-party project partners and their interaction with the client organization; strategic choice of business and operational models; analyses, business cases, promotion, and selection of solutions; as well as implementation and profit realization.
Bernhard is Executive Board Member of the Dutch-Norwegian Business Network.
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