Aimar graduated as a computer engineer from Bergen University College in 1991. He has years of experience in setting up development environments, creating continuous build systems, integration testing and system development on the Java/Java EE platform. He previously worked at Accenture, EDB and Telenor.

Aimar's interest in sports has increased considerably after his three children started playing handball. He likes fixing up cars, but lately, he has had his hands full refurbishing an 80-year-old house.