Helge has an academic background from the Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management, with a specialization in production and quality engineering. Helge has been heavily involved in student politics both locally and nationally. He is currently a board member of the Student Welfare Organization in Trondheim (SiT). Helge has also gained leadership experience through student organizations like ESTIEM and Start NTNU. Helge is very interested in open innovation and creating quality products in close collaboration with customers. Three personal characteristic to describe Helge is curious, loyal and impatient.