State Secretary Jan-Christian Kolstø (Liberal Party)
Grubbegata 1, 0030 Oslo
Phone: +47 22 24 78 30
Marital status: Married; two children
Kolstø was appointed State Secretary to Minister of Culture Trine Skei Grande by the King in Council on 17 January 2018.
Kolstø was born in Bergen and grew up in Haugesund.
2018 State Secretary to party leader Trine Skei Grande at the Ministry of Culture
2010–2017 Press officer to the Liberal Party’s parliamentary group
2006–2010 Communications adviser to the Liberal Party’s parliamentary group
2005–2006 Political adviser to the Liberal Party’s parliamentary group
2002–2004 Executive officer at the University of Bergen
2010–2011 BI Norwegian Business School, Strategic communication and PR management – part time studies
1992–2000 University of Bergen.
Postgraduate studies in German – common studies: language and literature; specialised studies: literature.
Years 1 and 2, law.
German – intermediate subject.
German – one-year foundation level subject.
Examen philosophicum (introductory course in philosophy) and the preliminary examination in phonetics and linguistics.