Political Adviser Eirin Kristin Kjær (Labour Party)

E-mail eirin.kristin.kjaer@mfa.no

Born: 1992
Appointed: 14/10/2021

Political Adviser for Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt from 14 October 2021.

Work experience

2021–

Political adviser to Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt

2020 – 2021

Political adviser, Labour Party

2018 – 2020

Political adviser to Workers’ Youth League leader Ina Libak

2018

Political adviser to Mayor of Tromsø, Kristin Røymo

2018

Student intern, Environmental Protection Department, Office of the Troms County Governor

2016

Teaching practice supervisor, Mathematics user course, UiT – the Arctic University of Norway

2015 – 2018

Shop assistant, Norli Pyramiden

2015 – 2017

Secretary, student committee, Faculty of Science and Technology, UiT – the Arctic University of Norway

2014 – 2015

County secretary, Troms Workers’ Youth League

2011 – 2014

Secretary, Tromsø Youth Council

 

Education

2018

Double Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics and Statistics, and Environmental Management and Biological Pollution, UiT – the Arctic University of Norway (exchange programme with University Centre in Svalbard (UNIS) in 2018)

2008 – 2011

Nordkjosbotn upper secondary school (exchange student to Iceland 2009–2010)

Political appointments and other posts

2021

Board member, 22 July National Support Group, Troms/Finnmark/Svalbard branch

2019

Member of Troms County Council, Labour Party

2017 – 2021

Second deputy representative to the Storting, Troms Labour Party

2017

Member of the Sámediggi (Sami parliament) for Gáisi (Labour Party)

2016 – 2017

Leader, Troms Workers’ Youth League

2015 – 2016

Member, Academic Affairs Committee, Faculty of Science and Technology, UiT – the Arctic University of Norway

2012 – 2015

Member of County Executive Committee, Troms Workers’ Youth League

2011 – 2018

Member of Balsfjord Municipal Council (Labour Party) and member of the Municipal Executive Board