Christine Meyer new head of Statistics Norway
The King in Council today appointed Christine Meyer (51) as Statistics Norway’s new Director General. Meyer holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration and a doctorate from the Norwegian School of Economics. She comes from the position of Director of the Competition Authority.
Meyer has been Director of the Competition Authority for just over four years, and prior to this was a Professor at the Norwegian School of Economics, specialising in mergers and acquisitions.
Meyer has held key political offices such as State Secretary in the Ministry of Labour and Administration in the Bondevik II government from 2001-2003. She was also Finance Commissioner for the Høyre Party in Bergen and later the Health Commissioner.
(Photo: Marit Hommedal)