Kirstine Kolsrud is Head of the unit for Survey Services at Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Main activities of the unit are the ESS, the ISSP and the resource for Internet surveys, NSD Websurvey. She has been working on the ESS since 2001, leads the ESS archive at NSD and is a member of the Core Scientific Team. She has been a member of the ISSP Secretariat at NSD from 2003 to 2009, and has been co-directing the Norwegian ISSP surveys since 2003. She holds a graduate degree in Economics.