Even Bolstad is president of the European HR association EAPM, an umbrella association linking 34 European national associations – among them Greek GPMA. He is also board member of the HR world federation WFPMA and managing director of HR Norge.
He is a Naval academy graduate, holds an MBA from Herriot-Watt, has studied labour law at University of Oslo and attended Senior Executive Programme at London Business School.
Bolstad has led HR Norge through merger and crisis, turnaround and growth, and transformed the organization into what today is one of the strongest and best linked associations of its kind in Europe. He is an international speaker, frequently used commentator in Norwegian media and guest lecturer at several universities and business schools. In addition he has been instrumental on several leading studies on people management at national, Nordic, European and global level.