Independent advice and consulting

Scanteam is an independent Norwegian advisory and consulting group, established in 1990. We contribute to effective international development cooperation and responsible business practices. Scanteam enables our clients to enter and work in challenging situations, and to improve their results. We do this with our field-proven experience, and the robust use of international norms, standards and good practice.

Our services

Scanteam provides two services that support our Business Areas: Methodology and Knowledge Products.

Knowledge products

Scanteam delivers knowledge products, with field-based studies and applied research. We are policy-oriented and solution-focused. 

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Methodology and good practice

Scanteam’s core competence is methodology.

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Who are we?

Based in Oslo, Scanteam is an independent Partner-owned firm. Our performance is record is proven during continuous operation since 1990. Scanteam operates in compliance with Norwegian law.

Scanteam recognises the interdependence between peace, good governance and development, and the vital role of responsible business. Our services are positioned where these issues converge.

We enable our clients to enter and operate in complex environments, and to improve their results. Scanteam does this with our field-proven experience, and the robust use of international norms, standards and good practice.

Meet our consultants




  • Democracy, human rights and good governance in conflict and post-conflict societies; Sustainable energy development; Corporate Social Responsibility.
  • Governance/social contract; Fragile/conflict states; Capacity development; PFM; Extractive industries; M&E.
  • Aid effectiveness in Fragile States and Conflict-affected situations;Governance, Stabilisation and Recovery, Multi Donor Trust Funds.
  • Evaluation, climate, biodiversity, agriculture and forestry.
  • Private sector development; Financial engineering – export credits, credit insurance, equity investments; Energy, Environmental projects.
  •  Public health; Monitoring and evaluation; Operational research; Gender analysis; Infectious diseases, maternal and child health, sexual and reproductive health.
  • Gender analysis; Women, Peace and Security; Peace Building; Results Based Management; Decent Work; Stakeholder consultations; Strategic Process Facilitation.
  • Fiscal decentralizations and public financial management reform; Budget analysis and budget system design; Organisational development; Monitoring and evaluations.
  • Public finance, Public sector reform, Aid coordination, Budget support, Change management, Strategy development, Monitoring and Quality Assurance, Risk Assessment.
  • Quality control and evaluations of large public investment and development cooperation projects; Project design, management and monitoring; Organizational reviews; Environment and natural resources management; CSOs.
  • Finance mechanisms and strategies for climate and NRM; Responsible business compliance; Tri-party dialogue facilitation; Project management; Monitoring and evaluation.

Our clients

Scanteam works with Norwegian and international clients, including private companies, the providers of international assistance (bilateral and multilateral), non-governmental organisations and institutions, and host governments and societies.