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John Maxfield Steineger

  • Senior Advisor
  • Oslo

John retired as an Air Force Major General, in March 2020. He has extensive leadership experience and has been in top management in both the Norwegian Armed Forces and in public healthcare. He has an in-depth understanding of political and ministerial processes.

John has undertaken major restructuring changes in many of the entities he has been in charge of, resulting in substantial productivity increases, quality improvements and cost reductions. He has unique experience in and knowledge of human performance and limitations and their implications both at an individual and organisational/operational level.

He has many years of experience as a senior consultant in leadership and management team development and organizational changes. He has also been an executive coach for top-level management and leaders.

Email - [email protected]
Telephone - +4795747007

  • 2016-2020: Major General - Norwegian Armed Forces/Defence University College, Oslo

  • 2014-2016: Senior Business Partner, Keiron AS

  • 2009-2014: Major General, Norwegian Armed Forces, Surgeon General/Chief of Medical Services

  • 2007-2009: Division Director, Aker University Hospital HF, Oslo

  • 2003-2007: Deputy Director General, Institute of Aviation Medicine, Norwegain Armed Forces, Oslo

  • 2000-2003: Chief Physician/Head of Section, Stress Management Team, Norwegain Armed Forces, Oslo

  • 1996-2000: Departmental Chief Physician, Head of Department/Psychiatry, Lovisenberg Diakonale Sykehus, Oslo

  • 1989-1996: Different physician positions while becoming an approved specialist in Psychiatry and a designated Naval Flight Surgeon, Norway and USA

  • 2014-2016: Specialization in Organizational & Leadership Development, IAP, Oslo

  • 2006: The Norwegian Defence College (main course), Oslo

  • 1996: Approved Specialist in Psychiatry

  • 1994-1998: Education in Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy

  • 1992: Designated Naval Flight Surgeon, Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, US Navy, Pensecola (Fl), USA

  • 1989: Physician Authorization, Norwegain Directorate of Health

  • 1981-1988: Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Tübingen, Germany