Former: Norwegian Foreign Affairs Minister; Trade and Industry Minister; Environment Minister; 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; Chairman of the Board, Mesta; Member, Board, Norwegian School of Economics; Managing Director, World Economic Forum. Board Member, Statoil. Member, 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. Member, Steering Committee, Bilderberg Meetings; Board of Directors, P4G – Partnering for Green Growth and Global Goals 2030; Board of Directors, Technology for Ocean Foundation, C4IR Ocean. Recipient, awards, honours, including: Order of the Aztec Eagle, Mexico (2018); Grand Cross, Order of San Carlos, Colombia (2018); Commander, Royal Norwegian Order of St Olav (2005); Cavaliere Di Gran Croce, Italy (2005); Grand Cross, Order of the Phoenix, Greece (2004); "Gift to the Earth", WWF (2004).