Minister of Transport Jon-Ivar Nygård

Minister of Transport Jon-Ivar Nygård (Labour Party)

Minister of Transport Jon-Ivar Nygård is responsible for policies relating to the transport of people and goods and postal services.

Appointed: 14/10/2021
Born: 1973

Phone: +47 22 24 81 01

Jon-Ivar Nygård (Labour Party) became Minister of Transport on 14th October 2021.

Prior to that he was mayor of Fredrikstad from 2011 and sat on the city council from 1993. Nygård has held several positions in the Labour Party and in elected bodies. He sat on the Labour Party's national board in the period 2003–2004 and was a member of the central board of the Labour Party in the period 2014-2023. He has been elected to the Storting as the representative for Østfold during the period 2021–2025. Nygård has a master's degree from the University of Oslo and Østfold University College with studies in history, social economics and political science.