Tomas Alfred Røen

Tomas Alfred Røen is Chief Executive Officer. He works alongside and reports to the Executive Chair, Gunhild Stordalen, providing strategic direction to EAT’s work. Tomas oversees the day-to-day operations of EAT and is responsible for organizational governance, strategy, and fundraising. 

Tomas has a background in the education sector. Prior to joining EAT in August 2023 he was Department Chair at Oslo New University College and Director of Operations and Development at Sonans Education. Tomas has served on a number of boards, including the United Nations Association in Eastern Norway, Oslo New University College and Notice of Attendance. Tomas is a frequently used expert of Central Africa and has advised for a number of international actors working in the region.

Tomas holds a Master’s Degree in International Relations from Stellenbosch University in South Africa, and an Executive Master of Business and Administration from the Norwegian Business School. Tomas is a Norwegian and Danish national.