WP4 consists of six tasks: 

  1. Systems design and constraints
  2. Prevention and safe design
  3. Scenarios and phenomena
  4. Mitigation and consequence modelling
  5. Strength of knowledge (SoK)
  6. Risk communication and comprehension


Jon Tømmerås Selvik: WP4 Lead

Jon Tømmerås Selvik is a Professor in Risk Management at the University of Stavanger at the Department of Safety, Economics and Planning. Tømmerås is also a Sr. Research Scientist at NORCE, where he is part of the Risk Management research team. There he worked for a period at the Ullrigg Test Centre with testing of various well equipment for the oil and gas industry. He has a Ph.D. from 2012 in risk management on treatment of uncertainty in reliability and risk informed operations and maintenance planning. His research areas cover reliability, safety, risk and decision analysis

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Helene Hisken: WP4 Co-Lead

Helene Hisken holds a PhD in technical safety from the University of Bergen. She has extensive experience in consequence model development, model validation, and analysis of results from experimental campaigns, with a particular focus on gas explosions. She currently works as a Product Certification Engineer with Gexcon Certification, which entails the application of the ATEX directive and harmonized standards to certify products intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres. Hisken also holds a position as Associate Professor II with the Energy and Process Safety group at the Department of Physics and Technology, University of Bergen.

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