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We come from three different continents,

with different experiences and backgrounds. 


All are dedicated to the same goal -

through different projects and initiatives,

tell the world about what we call:

"Norway - One of the world's best kept secrets" ©


David John Smith

David John Smith has worked on the world stage with the planning and staging of Olympics as well as other various events over two decades on six continents.


His ability to maintain project control has been well-documented, ranging up to 100 million USD and the delivery of 8.5 million Olympic tickets for the Centennial Games in Atlanta 1996.


He has been a key resource in major government and business initiatives, including NATO ministerial meetings, the International Banking Summer School, the World Cancer Congress, the World Design Congress and many others, large and smaller.


Since 2009, Smith has worked with ‘Little Steven’ Van Zandt on numerous film, media and music projects, and since 2017 with Ian Brodie and Per Ole Hagen.


Smith's understanding of cultures and people, combined with his creativity makes his work unique. 

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Per Ole Hagen

Per Ole is a Senior Partner in Norway Communicates. He has a background as instructor at the University of Oslo, concert photographer, music director at NRK P1 and music rights manager at NRK, the Norwegian national broadcasting corporation.


Per Ole Hagen has worked as a journalist, written several books, and is an award-winning concert photographer for Getty Images.

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Ian Brodie MNZM

A Senior Partner in Norway Communicates, Ian Brodie is an award-winning film photographer The (Lord of the Rings, The Chronicles of Narnia and others), as well as an expert on film tourism.


His love of film, travel, photography and vintage fighter aircraft have provided the basis for a long series of acclaimed books and photography, resulting in 22 books that have so far sold nearly 2,000,000 copies.

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Anita Kristine Lindeboom

Anita Kristine Lindeboom is originally from Nordland in Norway. After working for over 10 years in the cultural sector in the Netherlands, she returned to Norway and received a double university degree in design and education.


Over the last few years at Notodden, she has created and managed a number of projects within the cultural sector before joining Norway Communicates as project manager earlier this year.

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