Magnus Kvåle Helliesen holds a MSc in Economics and Business Administration from Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). In addition, he has doctoral courses (PhD) in economics from the same institution. Magnus has ten years‘ experience from the Division for national accounts at Statistics Norway (SSB). At SSB, Magnus gained experience in compiling and analyzing statistics on the Norwegian economy. He is interested in technical issues and has participated in several development projects in the national accounts. Magnus has also led the group working on the Quarterly national accounts.