Special adviser at the Department of Nutrition
Gunn-Elin Aa. Bjørneboe graduated from the University of Oslo as Cand. med. (MD) in 1983 and gained her doctorate from the university in 1987. She gained a master’s degree in health administration in 1990. Dr Bjørneboe has held professorships at the universities of Oslo and Tromsø.
She has extensive management experience, and has completed the Solstrand Leadership Development Programme. Dr Bjørneboe has held the positions of both administrative manager and director of the National Nutrition Council, and left a position as Deputy Director General of the Directorate of Health and Social Affairs to take up the position of University Director from 2007 to 2019.