Former: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway; Minister of Trade and Industry; Minister of the Environment; Deputy Chairman, Norwegian Conservative Party; Member, Storting, Norwegian Parliament; Member, Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs and Deputy Chairman, Standing Committee on Energy and Environment; Chairman, UN Commission on Sustainable Development; Secretary-General, Norwegian Red Cross; International Vice-Chairman, China Council for Int'l Cooperation on Environment and Development (advisory board to the State Council); Chairman of the Board, Mesta (Norway's largest company in infrastructure maintenance); Member of the Board Norwegian School of Economics; Managing Director, World Economic Forum. Member of the Board, Statoil. Member of the UN High-level Advisory Group for Every Woman Every Child. Political Adviser to Conservative Party Chairman; Chairman, Young Conservatives; CFO, KB-entrepreneur; Member, Municipal Executive Board, Trondheim; BA Norwegian Univ. of Science and Tech. Since 2017, President, World Economic Forum. Member, Harvard International Negotiation Program, Core Advisory Council (since 2018). Recipient of awards and honours, including: Order of the Aztec Eagle, Mexico (2018); Grand Cross of the Order of San Carlos, Colombia (2018); Commander, Royal Norwegian Order of St Olav (2005); Cavaliere Di Gran Croce, Italy (2005); Grand Cross of the Order of the Phoenix, Greece (2004); "Gift to the Earth", WWF (2004).
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