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New faculty director at the School of Business and Law

Gro Elisabeth Lundevik was appointed as new faculty director at the School of Business and Law at UiA Monday 5 August. She was a consultant and adviser as well as co-owner and chair of the board of a start-up company.

Photo of the new faculty director at the School of Business and Law at UiA, Gro Elisabeth Lundevik (Photo: Magnus Nødland Skogedal).
The new faculty director at the School of Business and Law at UiA, Gro Elisabeth Lundevik, wants to develop and strengthen the institution, in Agder and nationally (Photo: Magnus Nødland Skogedal).

Gro Elisabeth Lundevik is Bachelor of Business Administration and has most of her work experience from Nordea Bank. She has 25 years’ experience in the finance sector. Over the last 12 years, she was a manager and part of the top management in Nordea and Danske Bank Norge.

“I applied to UiA and the School of Business and Law because it is an exciting and meaningful position. In this position I get a strong and skilled team and the opportunity to be involved in developing and strengthening the institution nationally and in Agder”, Lundevik says.

In Nordea, Lundevik was team leader for Nordea Shipping, leader for big companies in Nordea Retail Norge, head of corporate and institutional banking, and head of credit corporate. Later she became director for business banking in Danske Bank and finance director of Gresvig ASA. The last year she has provided advisory services to businesses in Southern Norway through GEL Consulting.

Lundevik is impressed by what her new colleagues have achieved over the last years. 

“The accreditation from AACSB is an important process and it makes us proud of our workplace. In addition, it gives UiA and the School of Business and Law a strengthened reputation and helps structuring the work processes to ensure continued improvements. It also gives us many opportunities to increased cooperation internationally, for the benefit of students and staff”, Lundevik says.

The School of Business and Law has currently around 2,000 students in various study programmes. There are around 90 full-time employees, whereof 23 are in the faculty administration. The faculty is organised into four departments: Department of Working Life and Innovation, Department of Law, Department of Management and Department of Economics and Finance.

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