Per Anders has a MSc and PhD from the Department of Materials Technology at NTNU. He then worked eight years at Eramet Norway as a researcher and senior researcher, with core process and carbon materials as the fields of research. In 2017 Per Anders started in SINTEF Helgeland as a senior researcher, focusing on different aspects of circular economy, serving the process industry in general, and the general industry located in the Helgeland region.
In 2004 Per Anders completed an MSc in Materials Technology at NTNU, focusing at process metallurgy. In 2008 he defended his PhD on the topic "Electrical Resistivity of Coke Beds".