Specialist in strategic communication and research communication
Ingvild Hestad is a specialist in strategic communication and research communication. She has worked with communication in various capacities for the last twenty years. The last 14 years she has been Communication Director at CMI and part of the management team.
Hestad has several years of international working experience from Tibet, Uganda, Ethiopia and Zambia. Hestad set up resident representation and was resident representative for Network for University Cooperation Tibet - Norway for three years in Lhasa, Tibet. Based in Kampala, Uganda, Hestad worked for two years as regional advisor for Save the Children documenting basic education project in Uganda, Ethiopia and Zambia. Hestad has published on basic education in rural Africa. She has also co-authored text books in religion for secondary schools in Norway. Hestad has an M.Phil in History of Religion.