Mr Ole Andre Braten is a expert on crisis communication and security culture. He is a researcher, practitioner and academic author in the field of corporate crisis management. He holds a M. Phil degree in Work- and Organizational Psychology from the University of Oslo, and is a graduate from The Norwegian Police University College and The Norwegian Army Military Police Academy, were he graduated with honours. His work on security issues is published in both Scandinavian (Cappelen Damm Academic Press) and leading international publishers (Routledge & Wiley-Blackwell).
Mr Braten is a former Assistant professor and Police Superintendent at the Norwegian Police University College – teaching on ethics and working with R&D – developing national training programs. Prior to his career in Law Enforcement Mr Braten served at the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE, NATO) and with the United Nations, the later in peacekeeping operation in South-Lebanon at the Syrian border.
Mr Braten has excentsive experience in implementing new digital tools – and digital transformation, from the corporate (local) to the national level, as well as a trusted advisor for large corporations, from development to execution. He knows first hand how vital communication is to deliver value and create a shared vision. One project he remembers was implementing the TETRA-network in Norway.
Helping corporations pivot in the difficulties following COVID-19 Braten is a sought after virtual keynote speaker, podcaster and webinar host on the emergent topic of contemporary crisis management.
Mr Braten consults on both operational and strategic topics – on both the business and people side of corporate life. He is a powerfull communicator both on and off stage, feeling equal at home in the boardroom as with frontline personell. He is passionate about building resilience and change capacity for his clients – as well as safer, sustainable society through research and collaboration. He reciedes in Norway.