Former Political Adviser Jon Reidar Øyan (Labour Party)


Born: 1981

Professional experience

2011-        Political Adviser in Ministry of Government Administration, Reform and Church Affairs
2009-2011 Political Adviser in Ministry of Labour
2009-        Information officer for the Norwegian Labour Party’s parliamentary group
2008-2009 Junior consultant with Geelmuyden.Kiese AS
2004-2008 Elected leader of the Norwegian LGBT Association (LLH)
2003-2004 Elected leader of the Norwegian LGBT Association (LLH), Oslo and Akershus
2002-2003 Before and after-school programme assistant and supply teacher, Bestum school
2001-2002 Office worker, the interpreting service for deaf and deaf-blind people, the Assistive Technology Centre in Oslo
1994-2001 Various summer and part-time jobs

Elected positions

2001-2004 Board member, Immigration Appeals Board
2000-2001 Member of the national committee of the Norwegian School Students Union Chief responsibility for financing of studies and vocational training
2000-2001 Board member of the Norwegian State Educational Loan Fund, Oslo
1999-2003 Elected member of the municipal council in Snillfjord municipality, for the Labour Party, first deputy to the executive committee
1999-2000 Leader of the student council, Orkdal Upper Secondary School


1997-2000 Orkdal Upper Secondary School, specialising in sports. Qualification for admission to higher education