Helena Østrem Øgård
Consultant, Media and Content, based in Oslo
Helena assists international and Norwegian companies and organisations with content production, media relations and communications consultancy.
Helena started her career in Leidar as an intern after she finished her Master’s Degree in Political Communication and Management at Copenhagen Business School. The degree focused on communications across public and private sector and civil society, with the aim of understanding the political and strategic aspects of organisations. She focused her studies on crisis communication, change management and sustainability communication.
Helena also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration and Management from the University of Oslo, where she was an exchange student at the University of California, Berkeley. As a former intern for the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Norwegian Embassy in Copenhagen, Helena assisted with drafting reports, consular matters and producing content for social media. During her time as a student, she has also worked as a volunteer for both Save the Children and the Norwegian Seamen’s church in Copenhagen.