Silje Urke Deuerlein

Director Nordic Desk

About Silje

Born and raised in Norway, Silje has worked in Trinidad, the Netherlands, Estonia, and Washington, DC before settling in Los Angeles, CA. Prior to joining YER USA, Silje served as a higher education leader focusing on executive student recruitment for well-renowned business schools in Norway and the U.S. She also has a background as an entrepreneur and small business owner. With her extensive experience from both continents, Silje is uniquely positioned to support European companies with business development and talent acquisition in the U.S.

In her free time, Silje enjoys spending time with her husband and two teenage children, hiking, and knitting. She also serves as the President of the Board of Directors for the Norwegian Seamen’s Church in Los Angeles. Silje is currently completing her doctoral degree in organizational leadership at Pepperdine University with a research interest in corporate cross-cultural training for expatriates.


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