Trond has a Master’s Degree in Forestry with specialization in operation from The Norwegian University of Life Science. He is the owner of Varmeteknikk AS doing planning, construction and operation of Bioenergy plants.
He is also General Manager in Mistberget Biovarme AS and its district heating facility Råholt Varmesentral. Head of the Bio Energy Program in Innovation Norway 2005-2010. Chief of Hurdal Municipality 2003-2004. County Forestry Director in Oslo and Akershus 2000-2002.