Ambjørg Reinsnos is an archaeologist and the office manager at NIKU’s regional office in Bergen. As office manager, she coordinates the project leaders for the archaeological monitoring and excavation activity in the medieval parts of Bergen and Stavanger, and in the medieval church yards and ruins in the counties Rogaland, Vestland and Møre og Romsdal (the Sunnmøre region). She also performs general case management and implementation of archaeological investigations.
Reinsnos has a cand. philol. degree in Medieval Archaeology from the University of Bergen, 2006. Her main thesis was on locks and keys from the Late Iron Age and the Middle Ages, focusing on both the practical and the symbolic role of the objects.
Reinsnos has formerly worked as a senior adviser in Vestland county council, performing varied tasks such as general case/project management, archaeological surveys, signage and maintenance, glacier archaeology and projects in the high mountains, and assessment of zoning plans and building applications, focusing on both medieval and post-medieval cultural heritage.
She has extensive experience from archaeological fieldwork, from both field surveys and excavations conducted by various county councils and museums, in addition to NIKU-projects.
Reinsnos has broad planning competence, having formerly worked as a project manager in a private consultancy company, producing zoning plans and environmental impact assessments.