Ole is working on the innovation program in the Norwegian Red Cross’s international programs. He helps project managers apply new methods, technologies and collaboration with business and academia.
Some of the projects he is working on are early warning systems for epidemic outbreaks, energy systems for refugee camps and digital identities in the Red Cross’s cash transfer programs.
Today there are 1,5 billion people without any type of ID.
The digital id project is supported by the Innovation Norway Humanitarian Innovation and aims to build a prototype in near future. It is a collaboration with Red Cross, Norwegian Church Aid, Norwegian Save the Children, Norwegian Refugee Council.