Julia works as Senior Advisor for Arctic Frontiers and is responsible for the Big Picture portfolio. This includes developing the conference program in detail. Julia is also involved in other projects, such as planning Abroads and Opens. She is experienced in Arctic international relations, including from her previous roles with Troms Fylkeskommune , Mid-Norway European Office Brussels and the Norwegian Seafood Council. Julia’s background is within Sociology from the University of Tromsø and Language and Linguistics from the University of Arkhangelsk.