Kingdom of Norway - Prime Minister
Jonas Støre has served as the 36th Prime Minister of Norway since 2021 and has been Leader of the Labour Party since 2014. Previously, he served as Norway’s Foreign Minister from 2005 until 2012 and Minster of Health from 2012 to 2013.
Since 1989, Støre has held several senior posts in the Norwegian government. From 1989 to 1998, he served as Diplomatic Advisor to the Prime Minister and from 1995 as Director General of the International Department. From 1998 to 2000, Støre was Chief of Staff at the World Health Organization (WHO). From 2000 to 2001 he served as State Secretary and Chief of Staff to Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg. From 2003 to 2005, he was Secretary-General of the Norwegian Red Cross.
Støre earned his degree in political science at the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris in France in 1985 after attending the Royal Norwegian Naval Academy.