Frode Overland Andersen

Ambassador of Norway to Greece and Cyprus,

Mr. Frode Overland Andersen

 

Born 3 February 1972

Married to Siw Skjold Lexau (Assistant Director General, Norwegian Ministry of Jusitice), two children Nikolai (13 ) and Sofia (11)

 

 

Positions

 2019 –                    Ambassador of Norway to Greece and Cyprus

2014-2019         Director of communications, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2011-2013         Deputy director of communications, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2007-2010         First Secretary, Norwegian Delegation to NATO

2006-2007         Senior Adviser, Press Office, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2004-2006         Adviser, Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2001-2004         Deputy Head of Mission, Norwegian Embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

1999-2001         Foreign Service Trainee

1998                 Norwegian Armed Forces, SFOR, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Education

1999                 Master’s degree in political science (Cand.Polit.), University of Bergen, Norway

1996                 Erasmus exchange programme, Freie Universität, Berlin, Germany

1995                 Bachelor’s degree, University of Bergen, Norway