New head of Norad
Villa Kulild has been appointed the new Director of the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), replacing Poul Engberg Pedersen who recently left the agency one year before his six-year term ended.
Kulild has been Deputy Director of Norad for one year. An economist by education, she has previously worked at the Petroleum and Energy Ministry and has held the post of Energy Advisor at the Norwegian Embassy in Washington. Kulild was one of 12 who applied for the position.