Minister of Culture and Equality Anette Trettebergstuen (Labour Party)

Address Grubbegata 1, 0030 Oslo
E-mail postmottak@kud.dep.no

Born: 1981
Appointed: 14/10/2021

The Minister of Culture and Equality is responsible for cultural policy, equality- and discrimination policy, media policy, sports policy, gaming and lottery regulation, and the coordination of government policy relating to the voluntary sector.

Anette Trettebergstuen was appointed Minister of Culture and Equality on 14 October 2021. She was born 1981 in Hamar. Trettebergstuen has been a member of parliament since 2005.

Elected offices and professional experience

  • Minister of Culture and Equality since 14 October 2021
  • Member of the Standing Committee on Family and Cultural Affairs 2013–2021
  • Elected to the Executive Board of the Norwegian Labour Party at its National Congress in 2009
  • Previous work experience includes jobs as a DJ, writer for the Hamar Dagblad daily newspaper and weekend shift worker at Vestenga relief home.

First elected to the Storting as the representative for Hedmark county in 2005.

Has served on the standing committees for foreign affairs, labour affairs and family and cultural affairs.
Has worked especially with matters related to gender equality, better living conditions for LGBQT+ people, improving labour conditions, creating jobs for young people nationwide, and a cultural policy that helps provide everybody with positive experiences in their local community irrespective of background.

Education

  • Psychology, foundation level (‘grunnfag’), University of Oslo.
  • Leadership, labour law, human resources and organisational psychology, Hedmark University College
  • Public administration, Oslo University College of Applied Science