The NIVA Board is appointed by representatives of the Nordic governments. It is responsible to the Nordic Council of Ministers and makes strategic decisions together with the NIVA director. The Board consists of five members, one from each Nordic country.
The chairman of the board for 2019 is Head of department Þórunn Sveinsdóttir at the Administration of Occupational Safety and Health, Iceland.
The chairmanship rotates in accordance with the Nordic Council of Ministers country chairmanship.
Head of department
Department of Inspection Development & Quality
Administration of Occupational Safety and Health
Professor, Director General
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH)
Department director corporate governance
STAMI – The National Institute of Occupational Health
Professor, MSc, PhD
Anne Helene Garde
National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NFA/NRCWE)
Swedish Agency for Work Environment Expertise (MyNAK/SAWEE)