Arne Flåøyen is a Norwegian veterinarian. He has two PhDs and a Master of Management degree. His research areas have mainly been poisonous plants and mycotoxins in food and feed.
Flåøyen has been director of NordForsk since January 2018. NordForsk is an organisation under the Nordic Council of Ministers that provides funding for and facilitates Nordic cooperation on research and research infrastructure. NordForsk seeks to enhance the quality, impact and efficiency of Nordic research cooperation, thereby helping the Nordic region to become a world leader in research and innovation.
Flåøyen came to NordForsk from the position as Deputy Director General and Head of Department for Fish Health at the Norwegian Veterinary Institute. He has for 2 years worked as Seconded National Expert and Project Officer in DG Research at the European Commission. Moreover, he has served as board member of the Science Division of the Research Council of Norway.