Martinsen works with administration and finance in externally funded projects. She works with anti-corruption and systems for effective administration of grants in both Norway and in partner-countries such as Malawi, Ghana, Nepal, Uganda, Palestine and Ehtiopia. Martinsen works with international partnerships and joint programs with other countries. Martinsen has previously worked in the Norwegian agency for exchange cooperation (Norec) which is a center of excellence for international collaboration under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Master of Philosophy in Environmental and Development Economics (2013), Bachelor in Social Economics (2009)