Former Minister of Finance Sigbjørn Johnsen (Labour Party)

(20.10.2009 - 16.10.2013)

The Minister of Finance has a main responsibility for national economic policy and co-ordinates the preparation of the national budget.

Born in Lillehammer, 1950

2009- : Minister of Finance
1997-2009: County Governor of Hedmark
1990-1996: Minister of Finance
1980-1990: Member of the Standing Committee om Finance
1976-1997: Member of Parliament
1973-1976: Alternate Member of Parliament

Sigbjørn Johnsen has led several major public commissions, including the Election Law Commission 1997-2000 and the Pension Commission 2000-2002.