Svein-Erik Edvartsen in April 2009
Svein-Erik Edvartsen (born 21 May 1979) is a Norwegian football and ice hockey referee.
He debuted as a first division referee on 11 August 2002 in the game between Skeid and Tromsdalen. He debuted as a referee in the Norwegian Premier League in 2006. Edvartsen is also a referee principal in the Norwegian Ice Hockey Federation and represents Hamar IL (football) and Storhamar Dragons (hockey). In 2010, an IK Start chairman called Edvartsen a "Tandori [sic] referee". The case received extensive press coverage.
Edvartsen is of Pakistani ancestry.
Edvartsen became a FIFA referee in 2013.