Trine Skei Grande

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Trine Skei Grande

Trine Skei Grande (born October 2, 1969 in Overhalla) is a Norwegian politician and leader of the Liberal Party of Norway. She is currently a member of the Norwegian Parliament for Oslo. This is her fourth consecutive term, after serving as deputy member from 2001 and being elected in the 2005 parliamentary election. She was re-elected in the 2009 and 2013 parliamentary elections.Grande studied language and and economics at NTNU and later political science and history at the University of Oslo.Prior to entering politics full time she worked as a part time journalist, as a high school teacher and as a lecturer at Nord-Trøndelag University College[1]

Although the Liberal Party suffered a major blow in the 2009 parliamentary election, Grande was voted in for Oslo. She and Borghild Tenden of Akershus made up the Liberal Party's parliamentary delegation. Following the resignation of Lars Sponheim as party leader, she was proposed as the leading possible candidate to take over the leadership of the Liberal Party[2] Grande was elected leader of the Liberal Party at the 2010 Annual Meeting.[3]


  1. ^ "Biografi: Grande, Trine Skei". Retrieved 14 November 2014. 
  2. ^ Aune, Oddvin (September 15, 2009). "- Trine Skei Grande blir ny leder" (in Norwegian). NRK. Retrieved 2009-09-16. 
  3. ^ "Dette er Venstres nye ledelse". Retrieved 2010-04-17. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Bård Folke Fredriksen
Oslo City Commissioner of Culture and Education
Succeeded by
Kjell Veivåg
Party political offices
Preceded by
Lars Sponheim
Leader of the Norwegian Liberal Party