State Secretary Andreas Bjelland Eriksen (Labour Party)

Address Akersgata 59, 0033 Oslo

Born: 1992
Appointed: 01/08/2022

Andreas Bjelland Eriksen (b. 1992) was appointed State Secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy on 1st August 2022. He is State Secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for 50 percent and the Office of the Prime Minister for 50 percent from 1st July 2023.

He grew up in Stavanger, and has a Master of Science in Business from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) and Università Bocconi (2012-2017). 

Ha has also studied jurisprudence at the University of Oslo. 

He has priviously worked as an advisor at The Norwegian Energy Regulatory Authority (2017-2020) and as a political advisor to The Standing Committee on Business and Industry for the Labour Party parliamentary group from 2020 before being appointed to State Secretary for Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre at the Prime Minister's Office on 14th October 2021.

His political background include leader for the Workers' Youth League in Rogaland (2010-2012), board member at the European Youth Norway (2012-2013), board member at Rogaland Labour Party (2010-2015) and County council representative for the Labour Party in Rogaland (2011-2019).