State Secretary Ole Gustav Narud

State Secretary Ole Gustav Narud (Centre Party)

Appointed: 14/10/2021

Address: Akersgata 59,, 0032 Oslo
Phone: 22 24 68 04

Ole Gustav Narud (Centre Party) became Secretary of State for the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development on 14 October 2021.

He had previously been employed as an Assistant Professor of Economics at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences from 1990 to the present day.

Narud graduated as an agricultural economist (Bachelor of Agriculture) from the Norwegian College of Agriculture in 1985.

He was employed as chief administrative officer in the Centre Party's central organisation from 1985-1990, and as fiscal policy adviser to the Centre Party's parliamentary group from 2014-2015.

Ole Gustav Narud was mayor of Åmot Municipality from 2003-2011 and from 2015-2019, and a member of Åmot municipal council from 1995.

He graduated from the total defence course (TK30) at the Norwegian Defence University College in the autumn of 2004.

Narud was county council representative for Hedmark from 1999-2003, and leader of Hedmark Centre Party from 2001-2004.

He was a member of the “Local Government Committee” from 2013-2016 (NOU 2016:4).
Narud was chair of the Local Community Association from 2009 – 2021.

He was a national board member and later working committee member of the National Association of Hydropower Municipalities (LVK) from 2009-2020, and a member of Eidsiva Energi’s corporate assembly from 2005-2011 and from 2016-2019.