The Ambassador completed his Foreign Service training at the Diplomatic Academy - Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He obtained his Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Oslo and post-graduate degree at the Universität Mannheim in Germany. Ambassador Erik Førner assumed his post at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Manila on 24 August 2014.
He is married to Mrs. Sille Svenkerud Førner and they have two children.
Follow the Ambassador on Twitter: @ErikForner