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 2022 is Margrethe Schøning from The National Institute of Occupational Health (STAMI) in Norway.

The chairmanship rotates in accordance with the Nordic Council of Ministers country chairmanship.

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Margrethe Schøning

Department Director Corporate Governance, STAMI – The National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway

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Nader Ahmadi

Director-General, Swedish Agency for Work Environment Expertise (MyNAK/SAWEE), Gävle, Sweden

Anne Helene Garde

Professor, MSc, PhD, National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NFA/NRCWE), Copenhagen, Denmark

Owe Österbacka2

Owe Österbacka

Senior Expert, Occupational Health, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH), Helsinki, Finland

Sigrún Gunnarsdóttir 1

Sigrún Gunnarsdóttir

Professor, University of Iceland, Iceland