John Christian is a lawyer, who started his own law practice in 2020 after 14 years as a partner in the law firm Gram, Hambro and Garman.
John Christian specializes in administrative law, EEA law, and public procurement, including state aid rules, company law, tax law and employment law.
He is used as an advisor in the field of tax and R&D by companies, business organizations, public authorities and the European Commission. John Christian has participated in several working groups under the European Commission that have formed the basis for EU policy in these areas.
He also published the books "R&D and Tax" in 2017 and "SkatteFUNN-regler og praksis" in the same year. In addition to his long experience as a lawyer, John Christian also has extensive operational experience. Among other things, he has been director of the Norwegian Pollution Control Authority (now the Norwegian Environment Agency) and Statskonsult (now Difi), director and head of the organizational division in Saga Petroleum and CEO of the Research Council of Norway. John Christian holds board positions in several public and private companies.