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Appointment of Mr. Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen as the New Auditor General of the SAI of Norway

October 27, 2022

Author: Office of the Auditor General of Norway

The Norwegian Parliament has elected Mr. Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen to be the new Head of the Office of the Auditor General of Norway for a four-year term from 1 January 2022.  Contemporaneously, Mr Schjøtt-Pedersen became the Chair of IDI Board – the INTOSAI Development Initiative.

Mr Schjøtt-Pedersen has been a member of the Norwegian Parliament from 1985 to 2009. He chaired the Finance Committee from 1993 to 1996, and has served in several ministerial posts up to 2013, including as Minister of Finance from 2000 to 2001.

From 2014 to 2017 Mr Schjøtt-Pedersen served as the Vice Chair on SAI Norway’s Board of Directors.

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