Position: Coordinator, Project Support
Phone: +47 405 57 461
Gabrielle Hairabedian is a coordinator in the section for Project Support where she contributes to the improvement of internal processes, assists with EEA applications and supports project leaders with administrative support in projects. She started at NIVA in March 2018, primarily working on ballast water projects, where she worked in the bacteria lab, with data analysis, quality assurance and reporting. She has experience with both land- and ship-based testing of ballast water treatment technology that utilize filtration, UV, ozonation, and electrolysis. She has a M.Sc. in Environment and Natural Resources, specializing in sustainable water and sanitation systems and technology from the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU). Prior to NIVA, she taught biology at a high school in rural Liberia as a United States Peace Corps Volunteer, supported the administration at an environmental research center at a leading university in Armenia and mentored students from all over the world in sustainable development and environmental security in the Dominican Republic.