Director Private Office of the Secretary General – Norway
Torgeir Larsen is Director of the Private Office of the NATO Secretary General.
Torgeir Larsen: Born 2. July 1967. Married with two children.
2014 - : Special Advisor, Corporate Communication – Global Politics and Public Affairs, Statoil
2011 - 2013: Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs (Labour Party)
2010 - 2011: Norwegian Ambassador to Spain
2006 - 2010: Chief of Staff/Director, Office of the Foreign Minister, MFA.
2002 - 2006: Editor and head of the Political/International/Economy section – Dagbladet (National Daily)
2000 - 2002: Advisor, Office of the Foreign Minister, MFA.
2000 - 2001: Seconded staff member, “Sharm el Sheik Fact Finding Committee” (Jerusalem/Washington), headed by US Senator George Mitchell
1997 - 2000: First Secretary, Norwegian Representative Office to the PA – Gaza and the West Bank.
1995 - 1997: Desk officer – section for Russian Affairs and the Barents Cooperation, MFA.
1994 - 1995: Journalist, the Norwegian Broadcasting Company (NRK)
1987 - 1988: Navigation Officer, HNOMS Tista
1995: Can.polit, University of Oslo/University of Bergen, International Relations
1994: MSc(econ), London School of Economics and Political Science
1986: Officers Training School, Royal Norwegian Navy (BSMA)