Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

State Secretaries 1948 -

7 May 1948 -

 

The political post as state secretary in Norway's government ministries was gradually introduced from 1947.

The state secretaries and the political advisors are the political collaborators of the prime minister and the ministers. The state secretaries are appointed by the King, while the political advisors are appointed by the Office of the Prime Minister.

 

 

1948-1949: Arne Skaug
1951        : Jens Mogens Boyesen
1951-1954: Jens Mogens Boyesen
1954-1955: Dag Ramsøy Bryn
1955-1958: Dag Ramsøy Bryn
1958-1963: Hans Engen
1963        : Tomas Torsvik
1963-1965: Jens Mogens Boyesen
1966-1970: Fridtjof Jacobsen
1970-1971: Kjell Colding
1971-1972: Thorvald Stoltenberg
1972-1973: Tormod Petter Svennevik
1973-1975: Arne Arnesen
1976-1979: Thorvald Stoltenberg
1979-1981: Johan Jørgen Holst
1981        : Johan Jørgen Holst
1981-1984: Eivinn Berg
1984-1986: Torbjørn Frøysnes
1986-1988: Kari Gjesteby
1988-1989: Helga Marie Hernes
1988-1989: Asbjørn Eikeland (Trade and Shipping Affairs)
1989-1990: Knut Vollebæk
1989-1990: Sven Erik Svedman (Trade and Shipping Affairs)
1990        : Torun Dramdal (Development Cooperation Affairs)
1990-1993: Helga Marie Hernes
1990-1993: Jon Ivar Nålsund (Trade and Shipping Affairs)
1990-1991: Einar Risa (Development Cooperation Affairs)
1991-1992: Helge Kringstad (Development Cooperation Affairs)
1992-1996: Jan Egeland
1992-1996: Asbjørn Mathisen (Development Cooperation Affairs)
1993-1996: Siri Bjerke
1993-1994: Marianne Andreassen (Trade and Shipping Affairs)
1994-1996: Even Aas (Trade and Shipping Affairs)
1996-1997: Jan Egeland
1996-1997: Siri Bjerke
1996-1997: Frode Forfang (Development Cooperation Affairs)
1997-1999: Åslaug Marie Haga
1997-2000: Janne Haaland Matlary
1997-2000: Leiv Lunde (International Development and Human Rights Affairs)
1999-2000: Wegger Chr. Strømmen
1999-2000: Jarle Skjørestad
2000-2001: Mona Juul
2000-2001: Raymond Johansen
2000-2001: Espen Barth Eide
2000-2001: Sigrun Møgedal (International Development Affairs)
2001        : Jan Bøhler
2001-       : Kim Traavik
2001-2002: Elsbeth Tronstad
2001-2005: Vidar Helgesen
2001-2005: Olav Kjørven (International Development Affairs)
2003-2004: Thorhild Widvey
2004-2005: Sylvi Graham
2005-2005: Leiv Lunde (International Development Affairs)
2005-2006: Kjetil Skogrand
2005-2007: Liv Monica Bargem Stubholt
2005-2009: Raymond Johansen
2005-2007: Anne Margareth Fagertun Stenhammer (International Development  
                  Affairs)
2007-2010: Elisabeth Walaas
2007-2009: Håkon Arald Gulbrandsen (International Development Affairs)
2009-2012: Gry Larsen
2009-2012: Ingrid Fiskaa (International Development Affairs)
2010-2012: Erik Lahnstein
2010-2011: Espen Barth Eide
2011-2012: Torgeir Larsen
2012         : Ingrid Fiskaa (International Development Affairs)
2012-2013: Arvinn Gadgil (International Development Affairs)
2012-2013: Gry Larsen
2012-2013: Torgeir Larsen
2013-2013: Kathrine Raadim
2013-        : Bård Glad Pedersen
2013-        : Hans Brattskar
2013         : Pål Arne Davidsen
2013         : Ingvild Næss Stub
2013         : Lars Andreas Lunde (Climate and Forest Affairs)
2013-        : Ingvild Næss Stub (EEA and EU Affairs)
2013-        : Morten Høglund

Last updated: 20.12.2013