56 Notable alumni of
BI Norwegian Business School

BI Norwegian Business School is 1208th in the world, 415th in Europe, and 5th in Norway by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 56 notable alumni from BI Norwegian Business School sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway

    Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in BI Norwegian Business School
    2008-2012 graduated with Master of Management
    Occupations
    aristocrat
    Biography

    Mette-Marit, Crown Princess of Norway is the wife of Crown Prince Haakon. Haakon is the heir apparent to the throne, which means that should he ascend to the throne, she will automatically become Queen consort of Norway.

  2. Stein Erik Hagen

    Stein Erik Hagen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    entrepreneurart collectormanager
    Biography

    Stein Erik Hagen is a Norwegian businessman. He is chairman of Orkla, where he is a major shareholder, and holds large stakes in Steen & Strøm, Jernia and Komplett through his family company Canica. According to the news magazine Kapital, Hagen is worth NOK 24 billion, making him the second richest person in Norway.

  3. Mads Hansen

    Mads Hansen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Enrolled in BI Norwegian Business School
    Studied in 2003-2006
    Occupations
    association football playertelevision presenter
    Biography

    Mads Andre Hansen is a former Norwegian footballer, and a one-hit wonder with the single "Sommerkroppen". He has previously played for Lier, Strømsgodset, Fredrikstad Fotballklubb and Mjøndalen IF. He is also an influencer, and TV-presenter.

  4. Jan Tore Sanner

    Jan Tore Sanner
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianbusiness graduate
    Biography

    Jan Tore Sanner is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party who served as Minister of Finance from 2020 to 2021. He previously served as Minister of Education from 2018 to 2020 and Minister of Local Government from 2013 to 2018. He was the party’s deputy leader from 2004 to 2022, having first been second deputy for the first four years and first deputy for the last fourteen. Sanner has also been an MP for Akershus since 1993.

  5. Anita Krohn Traaseth

    Anita Krohn Traaseth
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    managerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Anita Krohn Traaseth is a Norwegian business executive and author. She was director of Innovation Norway from 2014 to 2018, when she resigned amid criticism for her management style. She is a former managing director of Hewlett-Packard Norway. She lives in Oslo.

  6. Stefan Heggelund

    Stefan Heggelund
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    communications adviserpolitician
    Biography

    Stefan Magnus Brittmark Heggelund is a Norwegian communication consultant and politician for the Conservative Party. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament for Oslo in 2013.

  7. Henrik Asheim

    Henrik Asheim
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Henrik Asheim is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. He was leader of the Norwegian Young Conservatives from 2008 to 2012, and Minister of Higher Education from 2020 to 2021. He has also been an MP for Akershus since 2013 and the party’s first deputy leader since 2022.

  8. Tina Bru

    Tina Bru
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tina Bru is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. From 2020 to 2021, she served as the Minister of Petroleum and Energy. She was elected to the Storting from Rogaland in 2013 and became a member of the Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment. She was reelected to the Storting for the period 2017–2021, and continued as a member of the Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment.

  9. Arne Hjeltnes

    Arne Hjeltnes
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Arne Hjeltnes is a Norwegian writer, television personality, marketer and politician.

  10. Sigbjørn Johnsen

    Sigbjørn Johnsen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sigbjørn Johnsen is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party and was Norwegian Minister of Finance in the periods 1990–1996 and 2009–2013.

  11. Harald Rønneberg

    Harald Rønneberg
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Enrolled in BI Norwegian Business School
    Studied in 1994-1997
    Occupations
    business graduatetelevision presenterhumorist
    Biography

    Harald Johnstein Rønneberg is a Norwegian television personality.

  12. Thor Gjermund Eriksen

    Thor Gjermund Eriksen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Enrolled in BI Norwegian Business School
    Studied in 1995-1995
    Occupations
    contributing editorpoliticianjournalist
    Biography

    Thor Gjermund Eriksen is a Norwegian journalist and editor who has been Director-General of the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation since 12 March 2013.

  13. Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde

    Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ingvil Smines Tybring-Gjedde is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party. She served as State Secretary at the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy from 2015 to 2019, and minister of public security from 2019 until the Progress Party withdrew from government in 2020.

  14. Janne Haaland Matlary

    Janne Haaland Matlary
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    political scientistteacherprofessorpolitician
    Biography

    Dame Janne Haaland Matláry is a Norwegian political scientist, writer, and politician, who formerly represented the Christian Democratic Party. Since 2012 she has been a member of the Conservative Party. She is Professor of international politics at the University of Oslo, and served as State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs 1997–2000.

  15. Liv Arnesen

    Liv Arnesen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Enrolled in BI Norwegian Business School
    Graduated with master's degree in management
    Occupations
    writermotivational speakerexplorer
    Biography

    Liv Ragnheim Arnesen is a Norwegian educator, cross-country skier, adventurer, guide, and motivational speaker. Arnesen led the first unsupported women’s crossing of the Greenland Ice Cap in 1992. In 1994, she made international headlines becoming the first woman in the world to ski solo and unsupported to the South pole. – a 50-day expedition of 745 miles (1,200 km).

  16. Heidi Nordby Lunde

    Heidi Nordby Lunde
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politicianwriter
    Biography

    Heidi Nordby Lunde is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party. A deputy representative to the Storting, she met regularly from 2013, and has been ordinary member of the Storting since 2017.

  17. Himanshu Gulati

    Himanshu Gulati
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Himanshu Gulati is a Norwegian politician representing the Progress Party. Gulati was the chairperson of the Progress Party's Youth from 2012 to 2014. He served as State Secretary in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security from 2013 to 2014, and at the Office of the Prime Minister from 2014 until 2017. In 2017 he was elected as a representative in the Norwegian parliament from Akershus, where he has served in the Committee on Justice.

  18. Ole Robert Reitan

    Ole Robert Reitan
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    directorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Ole Robert Reitan is a Norwegian businessperson. He is a son of merchant Odd Reitan, and co-owner of the Reitan Group, along with his father and brother. Reitan has been director of Reitan Narvesen, Reitan Handel, and of the franchise supermarket chain Rema 1000.

  19. Gunn Wærsted

    Gunn Wærsted
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    bankerbusinessperson
    Biography

    Gunn Wærsted is a Norwegian businessperson, with prominent positions in finance and banking.

  20. Thorhild Widvey

    Thorhild Widvey
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    businesspersonsports officialpolitician
    Biography

    Thorhild Widvey is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party who served as Minister of Culture from 2013 to 2015, and Minister of Petroleum and Energy from 2004 to 2005.

  21. Svein Richard Brandtzæg

    Svein Richard Brandtzæg
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    businesspersonchemistbusiness executive
    Biography

    Svein Richard Brandtzæg is a Norwegian chemist and business executive.

  22. Kåre Valebrokk

    Kåre Valebrokk
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1940-2013 (aged 73)
    Occupations
    contributing editorbusinessperson
    Biography

    Kåre Valebrokk was a Norwegian journalist and television executive. He was editor-in-chief and administrative director of TV 2 from October 1999 until June 2007, when he retired. He was the father of economist and editor Per Valebrokk.

  23. Tine Sundtoft

    Tine Sundtoft
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kristine "Tine" Sundtoft is a Norwegian civil servant and politician for the Conservative party. She was Minister of Climate and the Environment in Solberg's Cabinet from 2013 to 2015.

  24. Rigmor Aasrud

    Rigmor Aasrud
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rigmor Aasrud is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.

  25. Mette Hanekamhaug

    Mette Hanekamhaug
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    communications adviserpolitician
    Biography

    Mette Hanekamhaug is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party. In the 2009 parliamentary election, she was the youngest person to be elected to the Norwegian Parliament (Stortinget). Hanekamhaug represents the county of Møre og Romsdal.

  26. Hans Andreas Limi

    Hans Andreas Limi
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Hans Andreas Limi is a Norwegian businessperson and politician for the Progress Party.

  27. Mudassar Kapur

    Mudassar Kapur
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mudassar Hussain Kapur is a Norwegian politician. He is a member of the Conservative Party and has served as a member of the Storting since 2013.

  28. Peter A. Ruzicka

    Peter A. Ruzicka
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    business executive
    Biography

    Peter Arne Ruzicka is a Norwegian businessman.

  29. Torgeir Micaelsen

    Torgeir Micaelsen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1979-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Torgeir Eikstad Micaelsen is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. He was elected to the Norwegian Parliament from Buskerud in 2005. He had previously served as a deputy representative during the term 2001–2005. Micaelsen made it to some fame as "the man who got slapped by Martin Schanche". The incident happened during a 2003 school debate in Drammen.

  30. Bjørn-Inge Larsen

    Bjørn-Inge Larsen
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    physician
    Biography

    Bjørn-Inge Larsen is a Norwegian physician and civil servant.

  31. Torry Pedersen

    Torry Pedersen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    contributing editordirectorjournalist
    Biography

    Torry Pedersen is a Norwegian newspaper editor.

  32. Kjell Ove Hauge

    Kjell Ove Hauge
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    athletics competitorcoacheducatorprincipal
    Biography

    Kjell Ove Hauge is a retired Norwegian shot putter and discus thrower, turned educator, later Head teacher. As an athlete he represented Gloppen Athletics club. Since July 2013 Hauge is Principal at Kuben Upper Secondary School, the largest Upper Secondary School in Oslo.

  33. Sivert Bjørnstad

    Sivert Bjørnstad
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sivert Haugen Bjørnstad is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party. He was elected to the Norwegian parliament in the 2013, becoming the parliament's youngest member.

  34. Kjetil Holta

    Kjetil Holta
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Kjetil Holta is a Norwegian businessman. He has business degree from BI Norwegian Business School. From 2010, Holta was living in Belgium. He relocated to Sweden in 2015. Holta is operating his investments through Holta Invest. The company was established in 1983.

  35. Kari Kjønaas Kjos

    Kari Kjønaas Kjos
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Kari Kjønaas Kjos is a Norwegian politician representing the Progress Party. She is a representative of Akershus in the Storting since 2005 where she since 2013 has chairs the Standing Committee on Health and Care Services.

  36. Øyvind Bolthof

    Øyvind Bolthof
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Øyvind Bolthof is a Norwegian football goalkeeper.

  37. Sindre Fossum Beyer

    Sindre Fossum Beyer
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sindre Fossum Beyer is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.

  38. Ulf Erik Knudsen

    Ulf Erik Knudsen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ulf Erik Knudsen is a Norwegian politician representing the Progress Party. He has been a Member of Parliament from Buskerud since 1997.

  39. Hårek Elvenes

    Hårek Elvenes
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Hårek Elvenes is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.

  40. Reza Rezaee

    Reza Rezaee
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Reza Rezaee is a Norwegian-Iranian politician representing the Marxist, left-wing political party Red.

  41. André Støylen

    André Støylen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in BI Norwegian Business School
    1989-1995 graduated with siviløkonom
    Occupations
    businesspersonpoliticianmanager
    Biography

    André Støylen is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.

  42. Anders B. Werp

    Anders B. Werp
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Anders Bjørnsen Werp is a Norwegian politician of the Conservative Party. He was mayor of Øvre Eiker from 1999 until he was elected to the Stortinget from Buskerud in 2009. He was also deputy representative in the Stortinget from 1997 until 2005. Werp had formerly worked as an economic consultant and local political advisor for Norges Skogeierforbund. He was the leader of Buskerud Høyre from 1998 to 2008, and sat on Høyre's central board during the same period. He was reelected to the Storting for the period 2013–2017.

  43. Jørund Rytman

    Jørund Rytman
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1977-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politicianbusinessperson
    Biography

    Jørund Henning Rytman is a Norwegian Progress Party politician representing Buskerud in the Storting. He was first elected in 2005.

  44. Øyvind Halleraker

    Øyvind Halleraker
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    politicianphotographer
    Biography

    Øyvind Halleraker is a Norwegian politician representing the Conservative Party. He is currently a representative of Hordaland in the Storting and was first elected in 2001.

  45. Hanne Refsholt

    Hanne Refsholt
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Hanne Refsholt is a Norwegian agronomist and businessperson. She is CEO of TINE and chair of Domstein.

  46. Bente Engesland

    Bente Engesland
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Enrolled in BI Norwegian Business School
    Studied in 2007-2009
    Occupations
    advisorpolitical scientistjournalistdirectorcontributing editor
    Biography

    Bente Engesland is a Norwegian magazine editor.

  47. Siri A. Meling

    Siri A. Meling
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    embetspersonNorwegian public servantpolitician
    Biography

    Siri A. Meling is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.

  48. Lars Myraune

    Lars Myraune
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    military officerfarmerpolitician
    Biography

    Lars Myraune is a Norwegian military leader and politician for the Conservative Party. He was the mayor of Frosta from 2003 to 2009 and was elected to the Parliament of Norway from Nord-Trøndelag in 2009.

  49. Ingrid Heggø

    Ingrid Heggø
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ingrid Heggø is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.

  50. Arne H. Krumsvik

    Arne H. Krumsvik
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    rector
    Biography

    Arne Håskjold Krumsvik is a Norwegian scholar, media entrepreneur, and aviator, and considered to be one of the founders of media innovations studies. He is currently the principal of Kristiania University College, previous to that he was the head of department at Department of Media and Communications, University of Oslo, Norway.

  51. Kjell Aamot

    Kjell Aamot
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    economistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Kjell Aamot is a Norwegian business executive who chaired the Schibsted Media Group for twenty years.

  52. Tove Linnea Brandvik

    Tove Linnea Brandvik
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tove Linnea Brandvik is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.

  53. Martin Engeset

    Martin Engeset
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Martin Engeset is a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party.

  54. Susanne Bratli

    Susanne Bratli
    Born in
    Sweden Flag Sweden
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    Norwegian public servantpolitician
    Biography

    Susanne Bratli is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party. Since 2009, she has been a member of parliament for Nord-Trøndelag. Bratli was born of Olle Andersson and Røydis Rebnord. She went to Namsos Primary and Lower Secondary School from 1973 to 1982, and took general studies at Namsos Upper Secondary School from 1982 to 1985. She worked as a sales clerk at the hardware store Bygger'n in Grong from 1985 to 1996.

  55. Synnøve Konglevoll

    Synnøve Konglevoll
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Synnøve Konglevoll is a Norwegian politician for the Labour Party.

  56. Erik Tørrissen

    Erik Tørrissen
    Born in
    Norway Flag Norway
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politicianlaw clerk
    Biography

    Erik Tørrissen is a Norwegian yachtsman and politician from the Progress Party. He was the Vice-chairman of the Progress Party's Youth from 2012 to 2014.