Heikki Holmås, Norway's Minister of International Development from 2012
Heikki Holmås (born 28 June 1972, Voss) is a Norwegian politician for the Socialist Left Party (SV). He served as Minister of International Development from 23 March 2012 to 16 October 2013 being the last serving this position before being abolished.
Personal life [ edit ]
Holmås is son of
librarian/ writer Stig Holmås and engineer/ textile worker Ingebjørg Monsen.
Heikki Holmås married his wife in 2012.
In 2013 his stepfather died in the [1 ] In Amenas terror attack. [2 ]
He has served as member of the
Parliament of Norway, representing Oslo from 2001 - 2012. He previously served as a deputy representative from 1997 - 2001. He is nominated on the top spot on Oslo SV's ballot for the Norwegian parliamentary election, 2013. [3 ]
Holmås finished upper secondary school at
Bergen Cathedral School, in Bergen from 1988 to 1991. Before entering politics, he worked as a waste collection worker in the Municipality of Bergen. [4 ]
Holmås has been a columnist in both the woman's magazine
and in the left-wing newspaper Kamille . He has contributed with an article in a book about climate change, Klassekampen Kan hende det gjelder å redde vår jord – Om venstresiden og klimapolitikken published in Norwegian in 2009 by Manifest.
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Møre og Romsdal
Sogn og Fjordane