Growing up multilingual with Norwegian, German and Danish, Jette Cathrin Hopp is the director for acquisition and new projects and part of the executive management of Snøhetta.
Jette has extensive experience in complex both Norwegian and international projects, leading major international project developments and competitions. She regularly lectures at architectural symposia, conferences and international institutions, sharing Snøhetta´s philosophy and design ideas and she is also a jury member for several architecture competitions and prizes. Jette is also regularly invited as critic to international architecture universities. Jette is member of the Board of Trustees of the Schelling Architecture Foundation and the President of Jury for the Italian Architecture Award 2021. She is holding a teaching position at the University of Technology and Design, Wismar, Germany.
Examples of her experience are her leading role a the museum in the King Abdul Aziz Center for Knowledge and Culture, Dharhan in Saudi Arabia and as project leader for the Opera tower in Düsseldorf. She has led major international developments with focus on sustainability as Astana Expo 2017 ” Future Energy “, Kazakhstan and Lingkong Soho Shanghai, China, in Norway innovative environmental projects in Norway as Powerhouse One in Trondheim and Powerhouse Kjørbo concept phase in Sandvika which is the world first rehabilitated energy-positive building.