State Secretary Paul Chaffey (Conservative Party)

Address Akersgata 59, Oslo
Phone: (+47) 22 24 68 06

Born: 1965

Paul Chaffey was appointed State Secretary to the Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland on 17 January 2018.

Political appointments

2018 State Secretary for Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland
2013-2018 State Secretary for Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner
2012-2013      Member of the Conservative Party's committee for drawing up a research policy programme
1989-1997 Member of Parliament

Other appointments

2011-2013   Board member, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus 
  University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA)
2011-2013 Chairman, FORNY 2020 Programme Board, Research Council of Norway
2010-2013  Board member and chairman (2012), Stavanger Center of 
  Innovation Research 
2009-2010 Member of the Committee for Room for Independent Action,
  appointed by the Ministry of Education and Research
2007- Member of Civita's council
2004 Member of the NOKUT committee for accreditation of
  Stavanger University College as a new university
2003-2010 Board member and chairman (2007), Norwegian Business and
  Industry Security Council (NSR)
2002-2009 Board member, University of Oslo
2002-2005 Chairman of the board, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)   
2001-2005 Board member, Amnesty International Norway
1984-1985 Member of the executive board, Norges Gymnasiastsamband


Also past member of the boards of Norstella, eForum, PKI–Forum, the Centre for Equality, Vox and the Socialist Youth League of Norway.

Career history

2001-2013  Managing Director of Abelia, Business Association of Norwegian knowledge
  and technology based enterprises
1999-2001 Director of Statoil Nordisk Energi
1998-1999 Sector manager, HSE corporate staff, Statoil
1985-1989 Positions in organizational work and politics


1989     History, foundation-level, University of Oslo
1986 Political Science, foundation-level, University of Oslo
1984 Valler Upper Secondary School
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