A senior adviser at The National Archives of Norway, Berg is cand. real. (M. Sc.) from the University of Oslo, Department of Informatics since 1982. He has experience from research, development and counselling in the area of IT in public administration development, primarily in the field of records and document management.
As a researcher (1983–1992) at The Norwegian Telecom Research Department and The Norwegian Computing Center, he worked primarily with artificial intelligence techniques applied to electronic casework, with emphasis on knowledge representation, and directory systems.
In the period 1992–1999, Berg was developer and head of section Technical Solutions at the Norwegian Government Computing Center with responsibility for development, maintenance and technical support for products covering information systems, computer supported cooperative work, electronic casework, records and document management.
As senior adviser in the Directorate for Public Management (1999–2003), project director in Management-IT AS (2004–2007) and senior adviser in the Agency for Public Management and eGovernment (2008), he worked with many aspects of eGovernment, both internal efficiency improvement and coordination, and electronic services to business and citizens.
Berg is at present Senior Adviser at the National Archives of Norway, where he is working with development and implementation of ERMS standards like Noark 5, including consulting services to records managers. He is also engaged in definition, reception and acceptance of ERMS transfers and long term preservation.