Tord Bakke has an education (M.Phil) in social anthropology from the University of Bergen (2001), where he also has worked as a lecturer. He has teaching experiences from different higher education institutions and more than 15 years of experience from working as an urban planner. Tord has a broad expertise from planning in all levels, from comprehensive regional plans to detailed zoning plans, with a core competence in large scale feasibility studies and environmental- and social impact analysis. As a trained anthropologist he has had a strong focus on social development and sustainability in all his projects. As a side competence he has worked extensively with issues of maintaining cultural heritage – including fieldwork and registrations for the Norwegian Directorate for Cultural Heritage. Tord has lectured at BAS since 2000.