Siri Bjerke

Siri Bjerke
Siri Bjerke.jpg
Bjerke in 2009
Minister of the Environment
In office
17 March 2000 – 19 October 2001
Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg
Preceded by Guro Fjellanger
Succeeded by Børge Brende
Personal details
Born (1958-06-19)19 June 1958
Oslo, Norway
Died 11 February 2012(2012-02-11) (aged 53)
Political party Labour Party
Children 2
Relatives Juul Bjerke (father)
Rune Bjerke (brother)

Siri Bjerke (19 June 1958 – 11 February 2012) was a Norwegian politician (Labour Party). She was substitute member of the Norwegian legislature between 1997 and 2005, state secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs between 1993 and 1997 and Minister of the Environment between 2000 and 2001 during Stoltenberg's first cabinet. After leaving politics she worked as a director for the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (2002–2005) and for Innovation Norway (2005-). She studied psychology at the University of Oslo.

References

  • "Siri Bjerke" (in Norwegian). Storting.
  • Obituary in Dagbladet