Assn of World Reindeer Herders /

Assn of World Reindeer Herders


Anders Oskal

Secretary General: Anders Oskal is the Secretary General at the Association of World Reindeer Herders and also is the Executive Director of the International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry in Guovdageaidnu/ Kautokeino, Norway. Oskal is a reindeer herding Sámi from Northern Norway, with a Master of Science in Business Administration specialized in Innovation Economy. He also is an Executive Committee Member of the Arctic Economic Council. Oskal was also a co-author of the IPCC AR5 WGII released in 2014. Prior to his current position, he worked for a number of years with business development in reindeer herding. 


Elna Sara

Elna Sara

Secretary: Elna Sara has worked for the Association of World Reindeer Herders since its inception since 1997. From a reindeer herding family, she has worked in the field of international cooperation in reindeer husbandry since 1990.  She worked for NBR-NRL, the Sámi Reindeer Herders Association of Norway for 15 years. She lives in Guovdageaidnu/Kautokeino.