Former State Secretary Mina Gerhardsen (Labour Party)

(23.10.09-30.09.11)

Born: 1975

Political posts

2009- State Secretary, Office of the Prime Minsiter, Jens Stoltenberg's second government

2005-2009

Political Adviser, Office of the Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg’s second government

2004-

Leader of Sagene Labour Party

1999–2003

Deputy representative, Sagene-Torshov District Council, Oslo

1997

Deputy Leader and National Executive Committee Representative, Oslo Labour Youth League

   
 

Work experience

2004

Rådgiver, Norges Røde Kors

2003–2004

Journalist, Monday Morning

2002-2003

Information consultant, Norwegian Red Cross

1999-2002

Temporary journalist, Dagbladet

1999

Temporary journalist, Dagsavisen (international news)

   

Education

2003

Postgraduate degree in social geography, University of Oslo

2001

Postgraduate diploma in journalism, University of Queensland, Australia

2000

Postgraduate degree in education, University of Oslo

1999

Semester course in human resource management, University of California, Berkeley

1998

Undergraduate degree, University of Oslo

1998

Semester course in international studies, Oslo University College

1995

Semester course in Irish studies, University College Cork, Ireland

   

Other appointments

2005

Member of executive board, OBOS (cooperative building association)

1993-95

Leader and national executive committee representative, Oslo Nature and Youth