Norges Bank

General Secretariat

General Secretariat

The department performs secretariat, coordinating and governance functions on behalf of the Bank's executive management.

Duties include:

  • Serving as the secretariat for the Executive Board, Monetary Policy and Financial Stability Committe and executive management
  • Coordinating strategy and governance processes for central banking operations and NBIM

Executive Director and Chief of General Secretariat: Birger Vikøren

Contact:
Director Bjarne Gulbrandsen (Secretariat)
Tel. outer office: +47 22 31 61 82

Governance, risk and compliance (GRC)

The GRC unit is responsible for risk management on behalf of the Bank's executive management and works to ensure effective governance, control and regulatory compliance in central banking operations.

Director of the GRC, Kirsten Steinberg


General Counsel

The General Counsel holds ultimate responsibility for providing legal advice to the Executive Board and the executive management of Norges Bank.

Duties include:

  • Quality assurance of legal advice provided to the Bank's departments relating to major issues
  • Monitoring of the Bank's interests in legal issues in the EEA and international fora

General Counsel Marius Ryel

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Birger Vikøren

Executive Director and Chief of General Secretariat

Tel.: +47 22 31 61 42

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