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Tom Arne Heldal

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Tom Arne Heldal is the Director of the Division for Georesources at the Geological Survey of Norway. He has many years of experience in leading mineral resources research at the NGU, and is a specialist on natural stone and industrial minerals with a profound knowledge about national and international resource issues.

He has contributed to drafting the Norwegian research strategy for mineral resources, published extensively on mineral resource related issues, and is on the board of various international expert groups such as the European Geological Surveys (EGS) Mineral Resources Expert Group (MREG). He is also one of the founding members of the Permanent Body of Minerals4EU, the European minerals information network structure designed for the Raw Materials Initiative.