• The quickest way of ending a war is to lose it.

    George Orwell
  • If everyone is thinking alike, then somebody isn't thinking.

    George S. Patton
  • Knowledge is power.

    Francis Bacon
  • The time is always right to do what is right.

    Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is the truth.

    Mahatma Gandhi

  • You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.

    Margaret Thatcher

  • Common sense is not so common.


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Strategic Communications


Ole A. Madland
Strategic counselor running The North Consultancy Group in Norway.

Madland is one of Norway’s most experienced strategic communications advisors. He has more than 15 years’ experience from different high-profiled PR agencies, specializing in public affairs, media relations, corporate and financial communications. Before starting The North Consultancy Group, Madland was the Managing Partner of Rud Pedersen Public Affairs Agency in Norway. He has also been a senior advisor in the PR agencies Geelmuyden.Kiese and Kreab Gavin Anderson. Madland co-founded the PR and PA agency Madland & Wara. His background also includes positions in business media, such as Norway’s leading economic daily, Dagens Næringsliv and different private investments projects.

Madland has a profound knowledge of Norwegian business and political life, and has a well-built network of contacts within most sectors of the Norwegian society. As an advisor Ole has worked for a number of Norwegian and international blue-chip companies within sectors, such as oil and gas, telecommunication, banking, finance, and industry.

Mobile: +47 95 99 60 00

Mr. Per Elvestuen
Strategic counselor and co-running The North Consultancy Group.

Elvestuen has extensive work experience from media, communications, politics, and international work. He has held several management positions and as advisor in a range of branches in Norway and abroad.

Mobile: +47 948 03 288



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0159 Oslo, Norway