Ms Bjørg Sandkjær
State Secretary (International Development), Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway
Ms Sandkjær has a broad background in international development, particularly in the fields of global health, human rights and aid effectiveness. Prior to her current position, Ms Sandkjær served as the deputy leader of the Standing Committee on Health and Welfare of the Oslo City Council. Ms Sandkjær has 20 years of experience working in the areas of global health and human rights, and has held positions at the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, the UN Economic Commission for Africa, and the Church of Norway.