Einar has worked since 2009 as a international coordinator for the City of Fredrikstad. One of his principal tasks is to help various units within the municipality to start up and complete international cooperation projects. Fredrikstad is involved in and has completed projects in the field of culture, education, city development and health care. 
In addition Einar functions as an advisor for the politicians and forllow up the contact with Fredrikstad's twintowns. Before that he worked as an advisor at the netherlands embassy in Oslo for eleven years, where he helped Dutch exporters into the norwegian market.

Einar's diverse work background includes also a year as a officer in the norwegian army and half a year as a factory manager in the fishing industry in Scotland.