Erna Solberg's Government 2013 -

16 October 2013 -

Conservative Party (C) and Progress Party (PrP)

 

                                                 Number of government members:
                                                 16.10.2013              18

                                                 Number of state secretaries and political advisers:
                                                 16.10.2013              53
                                                 11.11.2013              60

                                                 Number of men/women in government:
                                                 16.10.2013              9 men - 9 women

 

Prime Minister
Erna Solberg, former Councillor of State. Prime Minister. (C)


Councillors of State
Siv Jensen, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Finance (except Climate Quotas Affairs). Responsible for the Ministry of Finance 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Jan Tore Sanner, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development. Also responsible for the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs (except Competition and Broadband Affairs), and for the Department of Planning in the Ministry of the Environment. Responsible for the Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 1 January 2014. (C)

Vidar Helgesen, Secretary-General. Councillor of State at the Office of the Prime Minister, responsible for the coordination of EEA and EU Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Also Chief of Staff at the Office of the Prime Minister. Leave of absence 28 December 2013-22 January 2014. (C)

Ketil Solvik-Olsen, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Transport and Communications. Also responsible for Coastal Affairs in the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs, and Broadband Affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Responsible for the Ministry of Transport and Communications 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Børge Brende, Managing Director. Minister of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs and Climate and Forest Affairs). Also resonsible for International Development Affairs. Minister of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs) 1 January 2014. Also responsible for EEA and EU Affairs 28 December 2013-22 January 2014.  (C)

Thorhild Widvey, Board Member. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Culture. Also responsible for Church Affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Responsible for the Ministry of Culture 1 January 2014. (C)

Elisabeth Aspaker, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs (Fisheries Affairs). Also responsible for the Coordination of Nordic Cooperation Affairs. Responsible for Fisheries Affairs in the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries 1 January 2014. (C)

Tine  Sundtoft, County Chief Executive. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of the Environment (except the Department of Planning). Also resonsible for Climate and Forest Affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Responsible for the Ministry of Climate and Environment 1 January 2014. (C)

Monica Mæland, City Chief Commissioner. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Trade and Industry. Also responsible for Company Legislation Affairs in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, Competition Affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs, and Research and Administration Affairs in the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Responsible for the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (Trade and Industry Affairs) 1 January 2014. (H)

Solveig Horne, Member of Storting. Councillor of State. responsible for the Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. (PrP)

Bent Høie, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Health and Care Services. (C)

Robert Eriksson, former Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Labour. Responsible for the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Anders Anundsen, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (except Company Legislation). Responsible for the Ministry of Justice and Public Security 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Tord Lien, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (PrP)

Ine Marie Eriksen Søreide, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Defence. (C)

Sylvi Listhaug, Senior Adviser. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Agriculture and Food. (PrP)

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen, Member of Storting. Councillor of State, responsible for the Ministry of Education and Research. (C)

Date Ministry Out of ministry Into ministry
2014      
01.01.2014 Local Government and
Regional Development
Jan Tore Sanner  
01.01.2014 Government Administration,
Renewal and Church
Jan Tore Sanner  
01.01.2014 Local Government and
Modernisation
  Jan Tore Sanner
01.01.2014 Fisheries and Coastal Affairs Elisabeth Aspaker  
01.01.2014 Trade, Industry and Fisheries   Elisabeth Aspaker
Fisheries Affairs
01.01.2014 Environment Tine Sundtoft  
01.01.2014 Climate and Environment   Tine Sundtoft
01.01.2014 Trade and Industry Monica Mæland  
01.01.2014 Trade, Industry and Fisheries   Monica Mæland
Trade and Industry
Affairs
01.01.2014 Labour Robert Eriksson  
01.01.2014 Labour and Social Affairs   Robert Eriksson

 

State Secretaries
Julie Margrethe Brodtkorb, Managing Director. State Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. (C)

Lars Øy, Head of Secretariat. State Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. (C)

Sigbjørn Aanes, Head of Communications. State Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. (C)

Fredrik Färber, Head of Communications. State Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. (PrP)

Laila Bokhari, Researcher. State Secretary, Office of the Prime Minister. (C)

Tore Vamraak, Political Adviser. State Secretaryr, Office of the Prime Minister. (H)

Paal André Bjørnestad, Senior Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Finance (except Climate Quotas Affairs). Ministry of Finance 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Jon Gunnar Pedersen, Partner. State Secretary, Ministry of Finance (except Climate Quotas Affairs). Ministry of Finance 1 January 2014. (C)

Jørgen Næsje, Political Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Finance (except Climate Quotas Affairs). Ministry of Finance 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Ole Berget, Political Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Finance (except Climate Quotas Affairs). Ministry of Finance 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Paul Chaffey, Managing Director. State Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - also affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 1 January 2014. (C)

Jardar Jensen, Mayor. State Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - also affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 1 January 2014. (C)

Per-Willy Trudvang Amundsen, former Member of Storting. State Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - also affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Anders Bals, Reindeer Agronomist. State Secretary, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - also affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 1 January 2014. (C)

Bård Hoksrud, Member of Storting. State Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Communications - also affairs in the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs and the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Ministry of Transport and Communications 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Jon Georg Dale, Political Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Communications - also affairs in the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs and the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Ministry of Transport and Communications 1 January 2014. (PrP)

John-Ragnar Aarset, former State Secretary. State Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Communications - also affairs in the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs and the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Ministry of Transport and Communications 1 January 2014. (C)

Bård Glad Pedersen, former State Secretary. State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs and Climate and Forest Affairs). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs) 1. January 2014. (C)

Hans Brattskar, Ambassador. State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs and Climate and Forest Affairs). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs) 1 January 2014. (C)

Pål Arne Davidsen, Political Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs and Climate and Forest Affairs). Resigned 22 November 2013. (PrP)

Ingvild Næss Stub, Editor. State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs and Climate and Forest Affairs). Resigned 15 November 2013. State Secretary 15 November 2013, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (EEA and EU Affairs). (C)

Knut Olav Åmås, Editor. State Secretary, Ministry of Culture - also affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Ministry of Culture 1 January 2014. (C)

Amund Drønen Ringdal, Communications Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs (Fisheries Affairs). Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries Affairs) 1 January 2014. Resigned 6 June 2014. (C)

Lars Andreas Lunde, Political Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of the Environment (except Planning Affairs) -also affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ministry of Climate and Environment 1 January 2014. (C)

Eirik Lae Solberg, former State Secretary. State Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry - also affairs in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (Trade and Industry Affairs) 1 January 2014. Resigned 3 april 2014. (C)

Dilek Ayhan, Manager. State Secretary, Ministry of Trade and Industry  - also affairs in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (Trade and Industry Affairs) 1. January 2014. (C)

Maria Hoff Aanes, Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. (PrP)

Anne Grethe Erlandsen, Communications Director. State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (C )

Lisbeth Normann, Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (C)

Cecilie Brein-Karlsen, Communications Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (PrP)

Astrid Nøklebye Heiberg, former Councillor of State. State Secretary, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (C)

Kristian Dahlberg Hauge, Municipal Commissioner. State Secretary, Ministry of Labour. Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Torkil Åmland, Headmaster. State Secretary, Ministry of Labour. Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Himanshu Gulati, Chariman. State Secretary, Ministry of Justice and Public Security (except Company Legislation). Ministry of Justice and Public Security 1 January 2014.  (PrP)

Vidar Brein-Karlsen, Political Adviser. State Secretary, Ministry of Justice and Public Security (except Company Legislation). Ministry of Justice and Public Security 1 January 2014. (Prp)

Kåre Fostervold, Electrical Engineer. State Secretary, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (PrP)

Øystein Bø, Head of Department. State Secretary, Ministry of Defence. (C)

Hanne Blåfjelldal, Teacher. State Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. (PrP)

Bjørn Haugstad, former State Secretary. State secretary, Ministry of Education and Research. (C)

Kristin Holm Jensen, Head of Communications. State Secretary 25 October 2013, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - also affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 1 January 2014. (C)

Thor Kleppen Sættem, acting Head of Secretariat. State Secretary 25 October 2013, Ministry of Labour. Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs 1 January 2014. (C)

Hans J. Røsjorde, former Member of Storting. State Secretary 25 October 2013, Ministry of Justice and Public Security (except Company Legislation). Ministry of Justice and Public Security 1 January 2014.(PrP)

Birgitte Jordahl, Chief of Staff. State Secretary 25 October 2013, Ministry of Education and Research. (C)

Morten Høglund, Special Adviser. State Secretary 22 November 2013, Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (PrP)

Lars Jacob Hiim, former State Secretary. State Secretary 3 April 2014, Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (Trade and Industry Affairs). (C)

Bjørgulv Vinje Borgundvaag, political adviser. State Secretary 6 June 2014, Ministry of Culture. (C)


Political Advisers
Rolf Erik Tveten
, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Office of the Prime Minister. (C)

Petter Kvinge Tvedt, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Finance (except Climate Quotas Affairs). Ministry of Finance 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Rikke Sjøberg, Communications Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development - also affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment. Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation 1 January 2014. (C)

Reynir Johanesson, Communications Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Transport and Communications - also affairs in the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs and the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Ministry of Transport and Communications 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Ingrid Skjøtskift, Journalist. Political Adviser, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs and Climate and Forest Affairs). Ministry of Foreign Affairs (except EEA and EU Affairs) 1 January 2014. (C)

Catharina Munthe, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Culture - also affairs in the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs. Ministry of Culture 1 January 2014. (C)

Victoria Braathen, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs (Fisheries Affairs). Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (Fisheries Affairs) 1 January 2014. (C)

Jens Frølich Holte, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of the Environment (except Planning Affairs) - also affairs in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Ministry of Climate and Environment 1 January 2014.(C)

Morten Storebø, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Trade and Industry - also affairs in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, the Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs and the Ministry of Fisheries and Coastal Affairs. Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries (Trade and Industry Affairs) 1 January 2014. (C)

Ronny Røste, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Children, Equality and Social Inclusion. (PrP)

Fredrik Gierløff, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Health and Care Services. (C)

Andre R. Kolve, Communications Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Justice and Public Security (except Company Legislation). Ministry of Justice and Public Security 1 January 2014. (PrP)

Audun Halvorsen, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Defence. (C)

Magnus Thue, Political Adviser. Political Adviser, Ministry of Education and Research. (C)

Lars Joakim Hanssen, Political Adviser. Political Adviser 30 October 2013, Ministry of Agriculture and Food. (PrP)

Elnar Remi Holmen, Sales Engineer. Political Adviser 4 November 2013, Ministry of Petroleum and Energy. (PrP)

Ulrikke Holmøy, Junior Barrister. Political Adviser 11 November 2013, Ministry of Labour. Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs 1 January 2014.  (PrP)

Staalesen, Benedicte, Senior Consultant. Political Adviser 12 November 2013, Office of the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (EEA and EU Affairs). (C)

 

Secretary to the Council of State
(Secretary to the Government)
Frisak, Nina, Secretary to the Government and Secretary to the Council of State.

 



                                                      

Last updated: 06.06.2014