Tor Saglie (born 13 September 1949) is a Norwegian civil servant. He was educated at the University of Oslo, graduating in 1976 with a cand.polit. degree in political science. He was the director (head of administration) of the University of Oslo from 1991 to 2003 and permanent under-secretary of state (departementsråd) in the Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development from 2003 to 2006. In 2006, he was appointed the first Labour and Welfare Director, i.e. the head of the Labour and Welfare Service and the Labour and Welfare Administration.He left in the summer of 2011. In April 2012 he was appointed as permanent under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice and the Police.
He is married to former cabinet minister Tove Strand.
Tove Astri Strand is a Norwegian director and former politician for the Labour Party. She was active in politics between 1963 and 1992, including two periods as a government minister. She headed the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation from 1997 to 2005, and since 2005 she is the director of Ullevål University Hospital.
Ulf Oscar Sand was a Norwegian civil servant and politician for the Labour Party.
Olav Ulleren is a Norwegian organizational leader, civil servant and former politician for the Centre Party. A veterinary by education, he was a mayor and State Secretary during his political career, and has since made his mark as general director of the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities. He is a veterinarian by education. He is currently CEO of The Norwegian Heart and Lung Patient Organization's clinics.
Joakim Theodor Haagaas Lystad is a Norwegian civil servant. He served as the first Director-General of the Norwegian Food Safety Authority from 2003 to 2010, building the organization. From 2010 to 2015, he was the Labour and Welfare Director of Norway, i.e. the head of the Labour and Welfare Service and the Labour and Welfare Administration and responsible for a third of the state budget of Norway. He is now a special adviser in the Ministry of Health and Care Services.
Stein Reegård is a Norwegian economist and politician for the Labour Party. He is the head of economics in the Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions since 1993.
Lars Oftedal Broch was a Norwegian judge.
Karin Maria Bruzelius is a Swedish-born Norwegian supreme court justice and former President of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights. In 1989 she became the first woman to be appointed Permanent Secretary of a government ministry, heading the Ministry of Transport and Communications until 1997. She was appointed supreme court justice on the Supreme Court of Norway in 1997, retiring in 2011. She has previously also been a Director-General in the Ministry of Justice and a corporate lawyer. She was a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration at The Hague from 2004 to 2010 and chaired the Petroleum Price Board from 1987 to 2004. She served as President of the Norwegian Association for Women's Rights from 1978 to 1984 and from 2018 to 2020. She has been affiliated with the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law at the University of Oslo Faculty of Law since 2011.
Elisabeth Berge was a Norwegian businessperson and civil servant.
Lisbeth Berg-Hansen is a Norwegian businessperson and politician for the Labour Party.
Kristin Bølgen Bronebakk was a Norwegian civil servant.
Morten Ruud is a Norwegian civil servant.
Morten Wetland is a Norwegian lobbyist, jurist, diplomat and politician for the Labour Party. He is a former State Secretary, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations in New York.
Sigrun Elisabeth Vågeng is a Norwegian public sector official. From 2015 to 2020 she was director of the Norwegian Labour and Welfare Administration.
Ellen Seip is a Norwegian civil servant.
Leiv Magnus Vidvei is a Norwegian economist, civil servant and politician for the Liberal Party.
Knut Grøholt is a Norwegian civil servant.
Anne Kari Lande Hasle is a Norwegian civil servant.
The Labour and Welfare Director is an office (embete) in Norway, created in 2006. The Labour and Welfare Director is the head of the Labour and Welfare Service as well as the Labour and Welfare Administration (NAV), which comprises both the state Labour and Welfare Service and the municipal labour and welfare offices. The Labour and Welfare Director is appointed by the King-in-Council, effectively by the government. The Director is responsible for one third of the state budget of Norway and 19,000 employees. It is the only office in Norway to be responsible for both state and municipal services. The incumbent Labour and Welfare Director is Joakim Lystad.
Christl Kvam is a Norwegian nurse, economist, trade unionist, organizational leader, civil servant and politician.
Tor-Aksel Busch is a Norwegian jurist. He served as Director of Public Prosecutions from 1997 to 2019.
| Labour and Welfare Director |
| Permanent under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Justice and the Police |