Council Members

The Council Members are recommended by Norges Bank and appointed by the Ministry of Finance

On 18 December 2014, the Ministry of Finance appointed the following members of the Council on Ethics:

Johan H. Andresen (Chair)
1_450JAndresen holds an MBA from Rotterdam School of Management, and is the owner and chairman of Ferd. His previous positions include that of Product Manager for International Paper Co. in the US and partner at the Tiedemann Group. He is a member of various boards, including SEB-Skandinaviske Enskilda Banken, NMI-Norwegian Microfinance Initiative and Junior Achievement Europe.

Hans Christian Bugge (Vice Chair)
Bugge holds a doctorate in law from the University of Oslo and is currently Professor Emeritus at the Department of Public and International Law at the University of Oslo, focusing on national and international environmental law issues. He has previously held various civil service positions at the Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Finance, and been Director of the Norwegian Pollution Control Authority, Secretary General of Save the Children Norway and State Secretary in the Ministry of Development Cooperation.

Cecilie Hellestveit
4_450Hellestveit is a lawyer by background, specialising in international human rights, international law and company law. She holds a doctorate in humanitarian law and a Master’s degree focusing on Middle Eastern studies and Arabic. She is currently a senior adviser at the International Law and Policy Institute in Oslo, and has previously collaborated with various research institutions, including PRIO, SMR, NUPI and IKOS. She has earlier held an appointment with the Immigration Appeals Board (UNE) and been a member of medical and health research ethics committees under South-Eastern Norway Regional Health Authority. She is vice chair of the Norwegian Refugee Council’s board of directors, and is a regular columnist in the financial newspaper Dagens Næringsliv. 

Arthur Sletteberg
5_450Sletteberg holds a Master’s degree in economics from NHH – Norwegian School of Economics. He is currently CEO of the Norwegian Microfinance Initiative, and a member of the boards of Entra Eiendom AS and Arctic Securities AS. Sletteberg was previously Executive Vice President at Ferd AS, Chief Investment Officer at Oslo Pensjonsforsikring AS, an investment director at Storebrand Asset Management, an assistant director at DNB Markets and an executive officer at Norges Bank.

Guro Slettemark
3_450Slettemark holds a law degree from the University of Oslo, with specialist studies at Aix Marseille University. She is currently Secretary General of Transparency International Norway and a member of the Board of the University of Oslo. Her previous appointments include those of senior legal adviser at the Norwegian Data Protection Authority, member of the board at the Norwegian Institute for Childrens’ Books and political adviser to former Minister of Justice Odd Einar Dørum.