Professor Egil Matsen appointed Deputy Governor of Norges Bank

Today (27 November 2015), Egil Matsen was appointed Deputy Governor of Norges Bank by the Council of State for a term of six years.

OSLO, 2-12-2015 — /EuropaWire/ — Matsen is a researcher in macroeconomics and finance and a professor of economics at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology. He has served on Norges Bank’s Executive Board since 2010, the first two years as alternate and then as a board member since 2012. Matsen has a Ph.D in economics from the Norwegian School of Economics (2001).

Matsen will take up his post on a date to be determined.

Press release from the Ministry of Finance (in Norwegian)

Press photo of Egil Matsen (Photo: Nils Stian Aasheim, Norges Bank)

NORGES BANK is the central bank of Norway and shall promote economic stability in Norway. Norges Bank also manages the Government Pension Fund Global. The central bank does not offer any banking services to the general public.


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P.O. Box 1179 Sentrum
0107 Oslo
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