Rådgivende Ingeniørers Forening
RIF is the organization for approved consulting companies in Norway, and the Norwegian member association of the global consulting association FIDIC. The member firms adhere to the FIDIC Code of Ethics, have to satisfy relevant liability insurance coverage according to Norwegian standard contract and standards of competence set by RIF. As an element of this standard of competence member firms are required to have a minimum of one RIF-approved consultant per 10 staff members working on projects. To gain this professional title requires competence at university level and normally 8 years relevant practice in addition to ability to act as advisor for others.