Geir O. Kløver
Since 2005, Geir O. Kløver has been the Director of Oslo’s Fram Museum, which tells the story of Norwegian polar exploration. During that time, the museum has undergone a total renovation, and today it is one of the most visited in Norway, with attractions for all ages.
Geir has edited or written more than 30 books on Norwegian and international polar expeditions, including Lessons from the Arctic: How Roald Amundsen Won the Race to the South Pole, a detailed study of the South Pole expeditions of Amundsen and Robert Falcon Scott. His latest book, The Nansen Photographs, received the William Mills Prize in June 2022 for the best polar book published in the world in 2020 or 2021. He has also curated a number of traveling exhibitions shown in 28 countries.
From 1997 to 2005, Geir was project director of a Norwegian human rights NGO, providing media and communication support to Nobel Peace Prize laureates. He worked primarily on projects related to Tibet, Burma, East Timor, the Korean Peninsula and AIDS issues.