State Secretary Elsbeth Tronstad (Conservative Party)

E-mail elsbeth.sande.tronstad@mfa.no
Phone: +47 23 95 00 53

Born: 1956
Marital status: Married

Education

Bachelor in Political Science from University of Oslo

Work experience

                 

2014 – 2015

SN Power AS/Agua   Imara AS .Country Director, Mozambique

2009 – 2014

Statkraft Norfund   Power Invest AS (SN Power). Executive Vice President

2005 – 2009

Confederation of   Norwegian Enterprise (NHO). Executive Director

2001 – 2002

Ministry of   Foreign Affairs. State Secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Petersen

1996 – 2005

 ABB. Executive Vice President ABB AS and Director    in the Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals   division

1993 – 1996

Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad). Head of Communications


 

1992 – 1993

Det Norske Veritas. Information Manager, Det Norske Veritas Industry AS

1989 – 1991

Office of the   Prime Minister. Political Adviser to Prime Minister Jan P. Syse

1986 – 1989

Conservative Party   of Norway. Director of Organisation

1983 – 1985

Norwegian Children   and Youth Council (LNU). Elected chair

1980

National Committee for International Youth Cooperation (NIU). Developing countries officer

1977

Norwegian Young   Conservatives. Organisation Secretary

 

Political appointments

2001 – 2002

State Secretary to   Minister of Foreign Affairs Jan Petersen

1989 – 199

Political Adviser to Prime Minister Jan P. Syse

1980 – 1983

Member of Bærum Municipal Council, chair of the youth committee, and deputy member of the social   affairs committee

1975 – 1991

Various appointments in Bærum Conservative Party, Akershus Conservative Party and the Conservative Party of Norway


Board membership

2011 – 2015

International   Hydropower Association (IHA) – board member

2011 – 2013

SN Power Peru S.A. – chair

2011

Supervisory Board of DNB – deputy member

2010 – 2013

SN Power Holding AS – chair

2010 – 2013

SN Power Brazil AS – chair

2010 – 2013

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) – chair

2007 – 2009

The Norwegian   Atlantic Committee – deputy chair, representing NHO

2005 – 2009

Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI) – deputy chair

2005

Dextra Artes AS – chair

2004 – 2008

 The Norwegian Wine Monopoly – deputy chair

2003 – 2005

ONS Foundation – board member

2003 – 2007

Henie Onstad Kunstsenter – board member

2002 – 2015

DNB Savings Bank Foundation – member and deputy chair

1997 – 2002

Sparebanken NOR (Union Bank of Norway) Oslo, Akershus and Østfold – board member

Earlier   appointments

Board member, National Committee for International Youth Cooperation (NIU); board member and chair of the international committee, the Norwegian Children and Youth Council (LNU); board member

Other experience

2005 – 2015

Member of the government committee on post-public employment restrictions   (Karanteneutvalget)

2008– 2009

Completed leadership development programme, run by the Administrative Research Institute (AFF) at   the Norwegian School of Economics

1999 – 2000

Member of the committee responsible for drawing up Official Norwegian Report 2000:11 on   working conditions for government members, state secretaries and political   advisers

1995 – 1996

Member of the committee responsible for drawing up new rules for the provision of financial   support to Norwegian youth organisations

1985 – 1986

Head of the Norden Association in Bærum

1979 – 1985

 

 

Represented Norwegian youth organisations in other European and Nordic countries