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Kari GJESTEBY

Minister of Justice

Kari GJESTEBY, Minister of Justice.

Background

GJESTEBY, Kari was born on May 16, 1947 in Oslo, Norway. Daughter of Omar Anton Gjesteby and Ingrid Gjesteby (née Thoresen).

Education

Norwegian School of Economics and Business Admin., Degree, 1970

Career

Former Minister of Trade and Shipping. State Secretary, Ministry of Church and Education, 1976-1978, Ministry of Finance, 1979-1981, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1986-1988. Minister of Justice, November since 1990.

Professional career: First Deputy General-Secretary, Nordic Council of Ministers Secretariat. Member, National Wages Arbitration Board. Director, Norges Bank, since 1990.

Religion

Human-Ethic.

Membership

  • Clubs: Oslo Balloon Club

Connections

father:
Omar Anton Gjesteby

mother:
Ingrid Gjesteby (née Thoresen)

spouse:
Carl Axel Mikael Klingberg