Øystein Olsen

Governor

Contact:

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

Born: 1952

Appointed Governor of Norges Bank as from 1 January 2011 for a term of 6 years.

Education:

1977: Postgraduate degree in economics (Cand. oecon) from the University of Oslo

Work experience:

2011: Appointed Governor, Norges Bank, for a term of six years

2005–2010: Director General, Statistics Norway

1999–2005: Director General, Economic Policy Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance

1996–1999: Head of the Research Department, Statistics Norway

1993–1999: Professor II at BI Norwegian School of Management

1994–1996: Deputy Director General, Economic Policy Department, Norwegian Ministry of Finance

1977–1990, 1991–1994: Research Department, Statistics Norway

1990–1991: ECON Centre for Economic Analysis

1985–1986: Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory, University of California at Berkeley

Published 1 January 2011 12:00