C.V. Ambassadør Margit F. Tveiten

Date of birth: 27 August 1961
Marital status: Married, two children

Professional experience

2017  Ambassador of Norway to Italy

2014- Director General, Head of Legal Department, present Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2011- 2014 Deputy Director General, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2010- 2011 Director, Western Balkans Unit, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2007- 2010 Ambassador of Norway to Iceland

2004- 2007 Director, International Secretariat, the Parliament of Norway

2001-2004 (In South Africa, on leave from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, spouse of the Ambassador of Norway to South Africa)

1997- 2001 Head of Section and Assistant Director General, Legal Department,

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1995-1997   Head of Section, Trade Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1994-1995   Senior Executive Officer and Adviser, Legal Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

1992-1994   Director's Assistant, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London

1990-1992   Second Secretary, Royal Norwegian Embassy in Iceland

1988-1990   Diplomatic Trainee, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Education

Cand. Jur./ Masters in Law, University of Oslo
Diploma/Master of European Studies, College of Europe, Bruges
B.A./Bachelors in Humanities (History of Ideas, Italian, German), Oslo and Bergen Universities