Irmeline is a researcher and research manager at NORSUS, where she was employed in 2018. She is also the coordinator for the furniture and textiles research area. She has a master's degree in industrial ecology from NTNU, with specialisation in life cycle analysis of waste systems.
Irmeline works on research projects that assess the environmental impact of products and services, as a basis for strategy development and product improvement. She has a particular focus on topics related to circular economy, such as reuse, recycling and single use of various materials, as well as plastic littering.