Yngvar is NLA´s IFLA/IFLA Europe Delegate since 2016 and his term ends in 2022. Yngvar is past treasurer, past president and past vice president of NLA. He graduated from
Norwegian Life Science University at Ås in 1990. Yngvar’s professional career has been connected to Urban Renewal Programmes in Bergen and Oslo. He currently works for the City of Oslo, Agency for Real Estate and Urban Renewal as Head of Secretariat for the Oslo Alive Project (Levende Oslo), whose aim is to work with major city stakeholders to make the City Centre more attractive, accessible and lively.