Siri Bjerke

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Siri Bjerke
Siri Bjerke.jpg
Bjerke in 2009
Minister of the Environment
In office
17 March 2000 – 19 October 2001
Prime MinisterJens Stoltenberg
Preceded byGuro Fjellanger
Succeeded byBørge Brende
Personal details
Born(1958-06-19)19 June 1958
Oslo, Norway
Died11 February 2012(2012-02-11) (aged 53)
Political partyLabour Party
Children2
RelativesJuul Bjerke (father)
Rune Bjerke (brother)

Siri Bjerke (19 June 1958 – 11 February 2012) was a Norwegian politician (Labour Party). She was substitute member of the Norwegian legislature between 1997 and 2005, state secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs between 1993 and 1997 and Minister of the Environment between 2000 and 2001 during Stoltenberg's first cabinet. After leaving politics she worked as a director for the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (2002–2005) and for Innovation Norway (2005-). She studied psychology at the University of Oslo.

References[edit]

  • "Siri Bjerke" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  • Obituary in Dagbladet
Preceded by
Guro Fjellanger
Norwegian Minister of the Environment
2000–2001
Succeeded by
Børge Brende