- About Siv Jensen
Full name: Siv Jensen
Also known as: Siv Jensen, Jensen, Siv
Professions: Norwegian politician
Work: Leader of the Progress Party
- Siv Jensen Biography
Siv Jensen (born 1 June 1969) is a Norwegian politician who has been Minister of Finance since 2013 and the leader of the Progress Party since 2006. She represents Oslo as a member of the Norwegian parliament, (Storting). Born and raised in Oslo, Jensen studied and graduated as an economist from the Norwegian School of Economics in 1992. She was then employed as a sales consultant.After initially failing to gain a seat in the Storting in the 1993 election, she was elected in the 1997 election as a Member from the Oslo constituency, she was reelected in the 2001, 2005, 2009 and 2013 general elections. In 2006 she succeeded long-time chairman Carl I. Hagen as leader of the Progress Party.She was the Progress Party's candidate for Prime Minister in the 2009 parliamentary election, which saw record high results for the party, and was also the party's candidate for Prime Minister in the 2013 parliamentary election. In the latter election the Progress Party secured 29 seats as a part of a centre-right parliamentary majority.
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