Espen Barth Eide
- Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway
Political Scientist. With Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI): 1993-99, Senior Researcher, including international peacekeeping, UN reform, European, arctic and transatlantic security; 2002-05, Director, Department of International Politics, NUPI. 2000-01, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (European, transatlantic and security policy). 2005-10, Deputy Minister of Defence. 2010-11, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (security policy and global issues). 2011, Minister of Defence. Since 2012, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Since 2002, Member, Presidency of the Party of European Socialists. 2004, directed policy review on integrated missions commissioned by UN Secretariat. Formerly, expert adviser to High-Level Panel on UN Reform concluded in 2005. Global Leader for Tomorrow, World Economic Forum (2003).