State Secretary Lars Jacob Hiim (Conservative Party)
Lars Jacob Hiim was appointed State Secretary to the Minister of Local Government and Modernisation Monica Mæland on 17 January 2018.
Lars Jacob Hiim (Conservative Party) is Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation. Prior to this he held a position as State Secretary in The Norwegian Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries. He has previously served as a director in the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and State Secretary in the Ministry of Climate and Environment. Hiim is a graduate lawyer from the University of Oslo, and has also worked as a trainee lawyer. Hiim is married to the Minister of Labour and Social Affair, Ms Anniken Hauglie. They have two children.