Hanne Toftdahl is a cand. philol. with the subjects economics and geography from the University of Oslo. She has professional experience from several ministries, research and consulting firms.Hanne assists both the public and private sectors with advice, process assistance and analyses. She works with regional development and urban development where commercial goals meet public framework conditions. Regional sustainability, public policy instruments and framework, as well as land use together with site and urban development are within her core competence. Culture, tourism, trade and business development are some of her specific thematic areas of expertise. She participates in a number of urban development projects as a subcontractor to a number of architectural firms, landscape architecture firms and engineering firms.