Gunnar Baekken

Gunnar Baekken

Born: 9 of April 1952. Married. 4 grown up children.

Education:
Levanger High School. Exam 1972.
Master of Science. Norwegian University of Technology 1978. Biomedical Technology.
University of Sør-Trøndelag. Exam in administration and leadership 1995.
Special Education in Electro surgery and Infusion Technology.
Courses in Administration, Benchmarking, and quality Assurance, Health and Safety.

Approvals:
Norwegian Government Approval to work with Medical technology.
Norwegian Radiation Protection Agency approval to work with nuclear material and
Nuclear sources.

Working experience:
Service Engineer Medisinsk Utstyr A/S
Service engineer Valleylab Inc
Technical Director Medisinsk Utstyr A/S
Technical Manager Regionsykehuset i Trondheim
Technical Director University Hospital of Trondheim
Facilities Director and Director of Non Medical Services, University Hospital St Olavs Hospital

Organisation activities:
Past President FSTL. Norwegian Association of Hospital engineering.
Past Vice President. Norwegian Association of Biomedical Engineering.
Past President of IFHE. International Federation of Hospital Engineering.
Leader of IFHE Congress 2002 and 2012.
General Secretary IFHE 2012-?
Several other organisational activities.

Interests (other than work):
Horse riding.