Øystein Olsen new central bank Governor

Øystein Olsen. Photo courtesy of Ministry of Finance

Øystein Olsen. Photo courtesy of Ministry of Finance

Øystein Olsen (58) was today appointed new Governor of the central bank of Norway (Norges Bank). Olsen is appointed for a 6 year period, and will take office on 1 January 2011.

Øystein Olsen was from January 2005 Managing Director for Statistics Norway. Olsen is an economist, and graduated from the University of Oslo in 1977.

Source: Ministry of Finance

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