Henning Kristoffersen


Funding and collaboration

The project "The business of business in China" focuses on Chinese entrepreneurship.This Industrial Ph.d. project is a collaboration between the advisory firm The Governance Group and the University of Oslo. The project is financed by The Governance Group and The Research Council of Norway. 


Kristoffersen has for the last 20 years worked at the intersections between akademia and business, as Director of Governmental Affairs, China and Asia, for DNV GL, as Program Director for the Nordic Centre at Fudan University and as Director of International Relations at BI Norwegian Business School. Masters degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Oslo in 2005.  Chinese languages studies at the University of Oslo and in Shanghai 1999-2001.     

Research team

  • Project leader and supervisor, The Governance Group: Joachim Nahem
  • Main supervisor, the University of Oslo: Prof. Thomas Hylland Eriksen
  • Supervisor, The Governance Group: Maria Gjølberg
Tags: Economic anthropology, Political Economy, Globalisation, Social organisation, Social change, State, Gifts/commodities, reciprocity

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