State Secretary Paul Chaffey (Conservative Party)
Paul Chaffey was appointed State Secretary to the Minister of Regional Development and Digitalisation Linda Hofstad Helleland on 24 January 2020.
Paul Chaffey was State Secretary to the Minister of Digitalisation from January 2019 to january 2020. He was State Secretary to the Minister of Local Government and Modernisation from 2013. Prior to that he was managing director of Abelia.
Chaffey has a degree in political science and history, and has previously worked at Statoil. He was a member of the Norwegian parliament from 1989 to 1997, and has served on the board of directors of a number of institutions, including Amnesty, the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), the University of Oslo, the Norwegian Business and Industry Security Council and the Research Council of Norway’s FORNY 2020 programme.
|2019||State Secretary for Minister of Digitalisation Nikolai Astrup|
|2018||State Secretary for Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland|
|2013-2018||State Secretary for Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Jan Tore Sanner|
|2012-2013||Member of the Conservative Party's committee for drawing up a research policy programme|
|1989-1997||Member of Parliament|
|2011-2013||Board member, Faculty of Health Sciences, Oslo and Akershus|
|University College of Applied Sciences (HiOA)|
|2011-2013||Chairman, FORNY 2020 Programme Board, Research Council of Norway|
|2010-2013||Board member and chairman (2012), Stavanger Center of|
|2009-2010||Member of the Committee for Room for Independent Action,|
|appointed by the Ministry of Education and Research|
|2007-||Member of Civita's council|
|2004||Member of the NOKUT committee for accreditation of|
|Stavanger University College as a new university|
|2003-2010||Board member and chairman (2007), Norwegian Business and|
|Industry Security Council (NSR)|
|2002-2009||Board member, University of Oslo|
|2002-2005||Chairman of the board, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)|
|2001-2005||Board member, Amnesty International Norway|
|1984-1985||Member of the executive board, Norges Gymnasiastsamband|
Also past member of the boards of Norstella, eForum, PKI–Forum, the Centre for Equality, Vox and the Socialist Youth League of Norway.
|2001-2013||Managing Director of Abelia, Business Association of Norwegian knowledge|
|and technology based enterprises|
|1999-2001||Director of Statoil Nordisk Energi|
|1998-1999||Sector manager, HSE corporate staff, Statoil|
|1985-1989||Positions in organizational work and politics|
|1989||History, foundation-level, University of Oslo|
|1986||Political Science, foundation-level, University of Oslo|
|1984||Valler Upper Secondary School|