Diplomatic staff at the Consulate General

Mr Arne Sivertsen has been Consul General in Edinburgh since September 2001. Ms Grethe Knudsen has been Consul in Edinburgh since September 2002

Curriculum Vitae Consul General Mr Arne Sivertsen

Graduate from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration 1966

Private business 1966-1968

Entered Norwegian Foreign Service 1968
Served at MFA, Oslo and at diplomatic missions in Lagos, Brussels, Bonn, Geneva and Budapest

School of Public Administration 1983

Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Norway to GATT, Geneva 1984-87

Minister and Deputy Head of Mission, Mission of Norway to the EC, Brussels 1987-90

Deputy Director General, Department of External Economic Affairs II 1990-97

Ambassador, WTO Affairs, Trade Policy Department 1997-1999

Ambassador to Hungary 1999-2001


Curriculum Vitae Ms Grethe Knudsen

Entered Norwegian Foreign Service 1979
Served at MoD and MFA, Oslo and at diplomatic and military missions in Belgium, Germany, USA, Pakistan, FSRY and UK

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Consul General Arne SivertsenPhoto: Royal Norwegian Consulate General