Jan Husdal has since 2005 been a Research Geographer with the Transport Economics Research Group at Møreforsking Molde in Molde, Norway, where he is engaged in cost-benefit evaluations and impact assessments of infrastructure projects, mainly related to roads and airports.
He is the founder a husdal.com, a personal undertaking serving as a Internet gateway to journal articles, research papers, books, websites and other online and offline resources in Supply Chain Risk, Business Continuity and Transport Vulnerability, collected, evaluated and reviewed by himself.
In 2010 he became a member of ISCRiM, an international network of selected researchers and academics in supply chain risk management.
Jan Husdal holds a BSc in Civil Engineering from Norway (1985) and an MSc with distinction in Geographic Information Science (GIS) from the University of Leicester, UK (2000).
Prior to his current position he served as a government adviser in vulnerability assessment, safe community planning and crisis management with several Norwegian government authorities for more than 15 years.
Since 2004 he has served as a member on the program committee on European Policy and Research with the Association for European Transport, AET, reviewing papers submitted for the annual European Transport Conference, ETC. He has also served on the scientific committee for the MITIP 2009 and MITIP 2010 conferences.
He has presented papers on supply chain risk and transportation vulnerability at various conferences since 2004.
His personal research interests, conference presentations and publications are centred on topics related to
* supply chain risk
* business continuity
* transportation network vulnerability
* geographic information systems in transportation
* virtual enterprise networks
Møreforsking Molde AS
10/2005 - Present
4/1998 - Present
Fylkesmannen i Møre og Romsdal/Møre og Romsdal County Governor
8/2002 - 10/2005
Fylkesmannen i Finnmark
1996 - 1998
Fylkesmannen i Rogaland
1989 - 1996
4/1986 - 10/1989
10/1985 - 4/1986