Kjersti Prestrud


Master in Renewable Energy



Kjersti works as a research scientist at NORSUS. She holds a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in renewable energy, both from the Norwegian University of Life Sci-ences (NMBU). During her study period, she did an exchange semester at the University of Chile. Kjersti started working at NORSUS in 2018, after finishing her studies with the thesis on how different factors influence the recycling rate of plastic and wet organic waste in Norwegian households.

During her time at NORSUS Kjersti has gained experience with economic anal-yses and projects related to food waste mapping. Additionally, her main interest areas in-clude waste resources, circular economy and resource efficiency in the construction sector.