Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen

Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen (born 23 February 1966) is a Norwegian politician from the Conservative Party who is a member of the Storting, and served as the President of the Storting from 2018 to 2021. She is also an MP for Akershus since 2013.

Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen
Tone Wilhelmsen Trøen in Ukraine - 2018 (MUS8713) (cropped).jpg
Trøen in 2018
President of the Storting
In office
15 March 2018 – 30 September 2021
MonarchHarald V
Prime MinisterErna Solberg
Preceded byOlemic Thommessen
Succeeded byEva Kristin Hansen
Conservative Deputy Parliamentary Leader
In office
30 January 2018 – 15 March 2018
LeaderTrond Helleland
Preceded byNikolai Astrup
Succeeded bySvein Harberg
Member of the Storting
Assumed office
1 October 2013
ConstituencyAkershus
Personal details
Born (1966-02-23) 23 February 1966 (age 55)
Bærum, Akershus, Norway
NationalityNorwegian
Political partyConservative
Alma materOslo Metropolitan University
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionNurse

Poltiical careerEdit

ParliamentEdit

First elected from Akershus in 2013, she was a member of the Standing Committee on Health and Care Services in her first term as member of parliament. Trøen was reelected in 2017 and appointed to the Election Committee and also as chair of the Standing Committee on Family and Cultural Affairs.[1]

President of the StortingEdit

Following Olemic Thommessen's resignation as President of the Storting, she became the Conservative Party's candidate to replace him as President on 14 March 2018 and formally elected as President of the Storting the day after.[2]

Trøen is the second female President of the Storting, the first being Kirsti Kolle Grøndahl of the Labour Party, who served as President from 1993 until 2001.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Trøen, Tone Wilhelmsen (1966-)". Stortinget.no. (in Norwegian). 9 March 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  2. ^ Wallenius, Hege. "Tone Trøen er Stortingets nye president". Aftenposten (in Norwegian). Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  3. ^ "Tone Trøen blir ny stortingspresident". nrk.no (in Norwegian). NRK. 14 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
Political offices
Preceded by President of the Storting
2018–2021
Succeeded by