Birger Vikøren

Executive Director and Chief of General Secretariat

Contact:

Tel.: +47 22 31 60 00

Norges Bank
P.O. Box 1179 Sentrum
0107 Oslo
Norway

Born: 1961

Education:

1994 PhD in International Finance, University of Oslo
1986 Graduate degree in Economics, University of Oslo

Work experience:

 

2016- Executive Director and Chief of General Secretariat
2012-2015 Executive Director, Monetary Policy
2010-2012 Deputy Executive Director, Norges Bank Financial Stability
2009-2010 Managing Director, the Norwegian State Finance Fund
2003-2009 Director, Norges Bank Financial Stability, Financial Markets Department
1997-2003 Director, Governor’s Staff for Investment Management, Norges Bank
1995-1997 Head of Division, International Department, Norges Bank
1995 Senior Advisor for foreign reserve management in the Market Operations Department, Norges Bank
1988-1994 Researcher, Financial Markets Group of the Research Department, Norges Bank. Also gave lectures and worked as an external examiner in economics at the University of Oslo
1987-1988 Economist, Economic Policy Department, Norges Bank
1986 Senior research assistant, Economics Department, University of Oslo

Other:

Chair of Norges Bank’s pension fund

Norges Bank's representative on the board of Finanstilsynet (Financial Supervisory Authority of Norway)

Published 28 March 2008 09:00