Former Minister of International Development Heikki Eidsvoll Holmås (Socialist Left Party)

Mars 2012 - October 2013

Born: 1972

The Minister of International Development is responsible for the policy on development cooperation.

2001- Member of the Storting for Oslo County

Storting committees

2009- Chair, Standing Committee on Local Government and Public Administration
2005-2009 Member, Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs
2001-2005 Member, Standing Committee on Local Government

Parliamentary delegations

2009- Member, Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
2005-2009 Member, Delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly
2001-2005 Substitute member, EEA Consultative Committee

Other positions in the Storting

2010- Second Vice Chair, Socialist Left Party Group Steering Committee

2005-2009 Member, Socialist Left Party Group Steering Committee

Local government

1995-1999 Member, Bergen Municipal Council, 1999-2001 Substitute member

Public appointments

2007 Vice Chair, Men's Panel

1998-2001 Member, Broadcasting Council

Political appointments

2008- Chair, Socialist Left Party Oslo
1996-1999 Chair, Socialist Youth League of Norway
1996-1999 Member, Socialist Left Party Central Executive Committee
1995-1996 Chair, Hordaland Socialist Youth League
1992-1993 Chair, Bergen Socialist Youth League

Appointments in organisations

1991-1992 Member, Central Executive Committee of the Norwegian School Students' Union

Education and work experience

From 1999 Studies in economics and business administration, Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration
1999 Studies in economics, University of Oslo
1996 Studies in law, University of Bergen

2001- Bartender
2000-2001 Journalist, TV2 interaktiv (part-time)