Former political adviser Bård Ludvig Thorheim (Conservative Party)

Bård Ludvig Thorheim

Born: 1976
Appointed: 01/09/2016
Left: 28/01/2019

Work experience

2016 – (September) - 2019 (January)

Political adviser to the Foreign Minister

2015 – 2016

Head of the Foreign Service Response Centre in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2012 – 2015

Adviser, Section for Peace and Reconciliation in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2010 – 2012

First Secretary, Norwegian Embassy in Washington DC

2008 – 2010

First Secretary, Norwegian Embassy in Colombo, Sri Lanka

2005 – 2008

Trainee, Ministry of  Foreign Affairs, with an internship in the Department for Security Policy and the High North

2002 – 2005

Norwegian Armed Forces

2000  

Officer in the SFOR operation in Bosnia and Herzegovina

1995 – 1996

Sergeant in the Norwegian Army

Education

1996 – 2002      

Graduate degree in political science

1999 – 2000

Norwegian Defence Intelligence and Security School

1995

Army sergeant training (national service)

Political background  

1997 – 1999

Vice-chair of the students’ association of the Conservative Party

1997 – 1999

Co-editor of the journal Dialog (which later merged with Minerva)

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