State Secretary Henrik Thune (Labour Party)

E-mail henrik.thune@mfa.no

Born: 1969
Appointed: 14/10/2021

State Secretary for Minister of Foreign Affairs Anniken Huitfeldt from 14 October 2021.

Positions

2021 -

State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2016 - 2020

Director, Noref (Norwegian Center for Conflict Resolution)

2015 - 2016

Deputy Director, Noref

2013 - 2015

Visiting Scholar, University of North Carolina, USA

2012 - 2013

Senior Researcher/Head Research Group “Middle East and geo-politics”, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (Nupi)

2010 - 2012

Project Manager, The Secretariat of the Foreign Minister, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs                       

2009 - 2010

Senior Researcher/Head of Nupi Iraq Project/Senior Researcher, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (Nupi)

2006 - 2009

Senior Advisor, Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Section for Peace & Reconciliation/The MFA’s “Refleksprosjekt”

2004 - 2006

Head of Nupi’s “Hegemony-project”, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (Nupi)

1997 - 2004

Researcher, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (Nupi)

Education

2009

Ph.D. Dep. Of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway

1997

Master 2, Cand.polit, Dep. Of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway

1995

Master 1, Msc International Relations, LSE, London School of Political Science and Economics

1995

Cand. mag, Dep. Of Political Science, University of Oslo, Norway