Mr Evensen holds a MSc in Telematics from the Norwegian Institute of Technology. He has been involved in ICT research and standardisation for more than 30 years, from both an industrial and public sector point of view. Mr Evensen has participated in European research from the first framework programme, with more than 20 projects in various positions such as Chief Architect and technical coordinator. He has an extensive career in standards where he holds active positions in CEN, ETSI, ISO and IEEE in the field of ITS architecture and communications.
Knut Evensen is Co-chair of the EU-US Standards Harmonization working group on Intelligent Transport Systems He is also the chairman of the new Urban ITS standardisation initiative, where ICT standards in transport is seen as an essential tool to achieve more liveable cities in the future.