Svein Kristensen

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Svein Ragnar Kristensen (born 22 January 1946) is a Norwegian civil servant.

Having graduated as siv.øk. from Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration, he embarked on a career as a civil servant, working in the Ministry of Local Government (1973–1977), the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority (1977–1984) and the National Insurance Administration (1985–1996). In 1996 he was hired as a sub-director in the Norwegian Tax Administration. Following the death of Tax Director Bjarne Johannes Hope, Kristensen became acting Tax Director on 1 July 2006; the appointment became permanent that December.[1][2] In 2013 he was succeeded in this post by Hans Christian Holte.[3]


  1. ^ "Svein Ragnar Kristensen ny skattedirektør" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 9 December 2006. 
  2. ^ "Svein Ragnar Kristensen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Retrieved 28 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Hans Christian Holte blir ny skattedirektør" (in Norwegian). Norwegian News Agency. 26 April 2013. 
Government offices
Preceded by
Bjarne Johannes Hope
Director of the Norwegian Tax Administration
Succeeded by
Hans Christian Holte