Dr. Kristoffer Svendsen is a lawyer and academic specialized in the interaction of petroleum law, environmental law and tort law. He is currently an Associate Professor of law at the University of Stavanger and Kristiania University College where he teaches contract and tort law. Kristoffer has been working in Brussels, Moscow, and the USA. Kristoffer's research interests are conventional energy law, renewable energy law, torts and contracts. He holds an LL.B. and LL.M. from Bond University, LL.M. in oil and gas law from MGIMO University and a Ph.D. in law from the Arctic University of Norway.