Minister of Trade and Industry Torbjørn Røe Isaksen

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Minister of Trade and Industry Torbjørn Røe Isaksen (Conservative Party)

Portrett av næringsminister Torbjørn Røe Isaksen

Torbjørn Røe Isaksen is the Norwegian Minister of Trade and Industry, and was the Minister of Education and Research from 2013 to 2018. He is from Porsgrunn in Telemark, and has been a representative to the Norwegian Parliament from Telemark since 2009. Mr. Røe Isaksen has a master degree in Political Science from the University of Oslo (2008), and his background include being a journalist, an editor and a writer.

Appointed: 17/01/2018
Born: 1978


Master Degree:  Political Science, University of Oslo (UiO)

Cand. Mag Degree:  History of Ideas and Media Studies (UiO)


Member of Parliament (Stortinget) representing the county Telemark and the Conservative Party from 2009.

Member of the working commitee for the Conservative Party from 2010.

Journalist in the local newspapers Varden and Porsgrunns Dagblad.

Project work for thinktank Civita 2008-2009

Editor, Journal Minerva 2008-2009

Aid Political Secretary