New political advisers

The Office of the Prime Minister has appointed Mr. Trond Ivar Bækken as political adviser to Minister of Justice and Public Security Emilie Enger Mehl as of 27 October 2021.

Mr. Kenneth Engvoll is appointed as political adviser to Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim as of 28 October 2021.


The government represents the Labour Party (Lab.) and Centre Party (Cent.) The political advisers are:

To Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre (Lab.)
Mr. Kjetil Vevle (Lab.)

To Minister of Finance Trygve Magnus Slagsvold Vedum (Cent.)
Ms. Ada Johanna Arnstad (Cent.)

To Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion Hadia Tajik (Lab.)
Ms. Jorid Juliussen Nordmelan (Lab.)

To Minister of Research and Higher Education Ola Borten Moe (Cent.)
Ms. Signe Bjotveit (Cent.)

To Minister of Fisheries and Ocean Policy Bjørnar Selnes Skjæran (Lab.)
Mr. Peter Eide Walseth (Lab.)

To Minister of International Development Anne Beathe Tvinnereim (Cent.)
Mr. Kenneth Engvoll (Cent.)

To Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt (Lab.)
Ms. Eirin Kjær (Lab.)

To Minister of Defence Odd Roger Enoksen (Cent.)
Ms. Marie Vallestad Lamo (Cent.)

To Minister of Climate and Environment Espen Barth Eide (Lab.)
Ms. Maria Varteressian (Lab.)

To Minister of Children and Families Kjersti Toppe (Cent.)
Øyvind Bosnes Engen (Cent.)

To Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Bjørn Arild Gram (Cent.)
Ms. Ingrid Nikoline Sand (Cent.)

To Minister of Transport Jon-Ivar Nygård (Lab.)
Mr. Jakob Vorren (Lab.)

To Minister of Petroleum and Energy Marte Mjøs Persen (Lab.)
Mr. Arild Theimann (Lab.)

To Minister of Health and Care services Ingvild Kjerkol (Lab.)
Mr. Kai Steffen Østensen (Lab.)

To Minister of Culture and Equality Anette Trettebergstuen (Lab.)
Ms. Oda Malmin (Lab.)

To Minister of Trade and Industry Jan Christian Vestre (Lab.)
Ms. Bhanuja Rasiah (Lab.)

To Minister of Education Tonje Brenna (Lab.)
Ms. Ingrid Marie Vaag Endrerud (Lab.)

To Minister of Agriculture and Food Sandra Konstance Nygård Borch (Cent.)
Mr. Even Skårberg Aarnes (Cent.)

To Minister of Justice and Public Security Emilie Enger Mehl (Cent.)
Mr. Trond Ivar Bækken (Cent.)