Eivind Grøv graduated from NTNU (University of Science and Technology in Trondheim) in 1983, with an MSc. in Geotechnical Engineering. Grøv has worked as consultant in the tunnelling industry covering tunnelling and underground applications for many different purposes like oil/gas storage, hydropower, road/railway tunnels and subsea tunnels in rock. His experience includes expert services to a wide range of projects in more than 20 countries.
Grøv is now Chief Scientist at SINTEF and Professor in his fields at NTNU lecturing/supervising students at MSc and PhD levels. He has been invited as a lecturer and keynote speaker on several international conferences with a large publication production.
Grøv is a past President of the Norwegian Tunnelling Society and is an Honorary member of the society. He is also a past President of the Norwegian Tunnelling Network. He is past Vice President of the ITA, concluding a period of 6 years in the Executive Council and is Honorary Affiliate Member of ITA. Grøv has held numerous duties in international organisations and is currently an Animateur of the ITA Working Group on "The use of sprayed concrete". He also leads several tasks within the Norwegian Tunnelling Society.