Ms Tone Skogen has been State Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs since August 2015. From 2013, she was acting Director General in the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy, where she has also held various other positions since 1978.
Ms Skogen was State Secretary in the Ministry of Trade and Industry from 2004 to 2005. From 1991 to 1992, she was Counsellor for Energy at the Mission of Norway to the EU.
At various times, she has held positions on the boards of Vinmonopolet (the Norwegian wine and spirits monopoly), Oslo University Hospital and Ruter AS (management company for public transport in Oslo and Akershus).
From 1987 to 2003, she was a member of Akershus County Council and Executive Board.
Tone Skogen has a degree in economics from the US and a diplôme d’études supérieures spécialisées (post-graduate diploma) from France