Morten Baltzersen (56) was on Monday 22 May reappointed by the Council of State to the position of Director General of Finanstilsynet, Norway's financial supervisory authority.
Mr Baltzersen has headed Finanstilsynet since 15 August 2011. His is reappointed for a new six-year term, starting on 15 August 2017.
Morten Baltzersen has long experience from the Ministry of Finance, including as Director General of the Budget Department. He has also headed the Market Operations Department at Norges Bank and served as Economic Counsellor with the Mission of Norway to the EU in Brussels. He holds a postgraduate degree in economics from the University of Oslo.