The Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion Marte Mjøs Persen (Labour Party)

Address Akersgata 64, Postboks 8019 Dep, 0030 Oslo
Phone: 22 24 90 90

Born: 1975
Appointed: 07/03/2022

The minister is responsible for labour market policy, the working environment, social inclusion, pensions and welfare policy.

Marte Mjøs Persen (b. 1975) was appointed Minister of Labour and Social Inclusion on 7th of March 2022. 

Ms. Persen was Minister of Petroleum and Energy from October 2021 to March 2022. She was elected to the Norwegian Parliament for the Labour Party from Hordaland county in 2021. Prior to this, she was Mayor of the city of Bergen (2015 – 2021).

Ms. Persen has worked as an organizational secretary in the Norwegian Humanist Association and county secretary in No to the EU in the former Hordaland county. She was leader of the Labor Party of Bergen from 2011 – 2015.

Ms. Persen has studied Comparative Literature and Sociology at the University of Bergen. She holds a BA in Cultural and Social Sciences.

Marte Mjøs Persen is married, has four children and lives in Bergen.