Director, Group Public and Regulatory Affairs
Eirik Øwre Thorshaug is Director, Public and Regulatory Affairs at Telenor Group.
Thorshaug has extensive political and organizational experience. He was the State Secretary (Deputy Minister) in the Ministry of Defence (MoD) from 2012-2013 under PM. Jens Stoltenberg’s Second Government. Previously he was State Secretary (Deputy Minister) in the Ministry of Justice and Public Security (MoJ) from 2011-2012, and the political advisor to the Minister of Justice Mr. Knut Storberget in the Ministry of Justice and the Police (MoJ) from 2007-2011. He joined Telenor Norway in June 2015, as Director of Governmental Relations and has also been Head, Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (acting) in Telenor Norway.