Herman holds a Master of Science in Economics and Business Administration from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH), with a major in Economics. During his master’s, Herman spent one semester at EDHEC Business School in Nice, France, studying corporate finance and banking. By using a set of different econometric techniques, Herman wrote an empirical master’s thesis which investigated the relationship between particulate matter and economic development, economic preferences and public regulations in 157 countries between 1990 and 2017.
Herman started his professional career in Vista Analysis September 2019. During his time at Vista, Herman has performed economic analysis, cost-benefit analysis, GHG emission accounting, wider economic impacts, evaluations and development cooperation. Herman has project experience from several thematic areas such as energy, climate and environmental issues, IT and digitalization, real estate and transport.
In all, Herman has contributed to the completion of in total fifteen projects. Herman has demonstrated great capacity and an ability to quickly comprehend new issues. Herman handles quantitative analysis well and is a good writer.
Herman has gained international experience from development cooperation through Norad’s (Norwegian agency for development cooperation) Oil for Development program in Somalia, where he had the responsible for carrying out an online course in petroleum revenue management. Participants of this course include officials from the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, and the National Bureau of Statistics of Somalia. Herman has also supported his colleagues in the project with preparations to one workshop held in Addis Ababa.
For a list of Herman's project experience, see his complete CV found on the right hand side.