State Secretary Grete Ellingsen (Conservative Party)

Address Akersgata 59, Oslo
E-mail grete.ellingsen@kmd.dep.no
Mobile phone: +47  22 24 68 24

Born: 1976

Grete Ellingsen was appointed State Secretary to the Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner on 6 November 2015.

Political appointments

2015- State Secretary to the Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner
2004-2015 Conservative party representative in the executive committee, municipal council and administrative committee
2008-2015 Head of the Sortland Conservatives
2004-2008 Board member of the Sortland Conservatives
2012-  Norwegian Conservative Women's Forum

Other appointments

2011-2015 Chair of the executive committee of Reno Vest IKS 
2007-2015  Representative for Sortland municipality on Vesterålen Regional Council
2008  Member of the board of Norlab AS
2005-2008  Member of the board of Vesterålskraft Nett AS 
2007-2008  Member of the board of Vesterålen Grunderhage AS
2005-2007 / 2012-2015 Member of the board of the Nordland Academy of Arts and Science
2005-2006 Member of the board of the Preservation of Tinden Trading Post foundation 

Career history

2011-2015 Mayor of Sortland Municipality
2010-2011 Lawyer / Senior Adviser at the Norwegian Food Safety Authority – Region Northern Norway
2008-2010 Assistant judge in Vesterålen District Court
2008- Lawyer at the law firm Advokat Grete Ellingsen AS
2003-2008 Staff lawyer at the law firm Oddmund Enoksen, Sortland
2001-2003 Assistant lawyer at the law firm Oddmund Enoksen, Sortland


Education

1995-2001 Law degree "Cand. Jur.", University of Oslo (UiO) 
1993-1995 Stokmarknes Upper Secondary School, general studies