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Berit Reiss-Andersen
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Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
Assumed office
20 February 2017
Preceded by Kaci Kullmann Five
Board Member of the Nobel Foundation
Assumed office
2014
Member of the Norwegian Nobel Committee
In office
1 January 2012 – 31 December 2017
President of the Norwegian Bar Association
In office
2008–2012
Preceded by Anders Ryssdal
Succeeded by Erik Keiserud
State Secretary for the Minister of Justice and Police
In office
7 November 1996 – 4 April 1997
Prime Minister Thorbjørn Jagland
Minister Anne Holt
Gerd-Liv Valla
Preceded by Ingeborg Moen Borgerud
Succeeded by Ingunn Yssen
Personal details
Born 11 July 1954 (1954-07-11) (age 67)
Drøbak, Akershus, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Labour
Spouse(s) Pjotr Sapegin (formerly)
Profession Lawyer

Berit Reiss-Andersen (born 11 July 1954) is a Norwegian lawyer, author and politician. She is a member of the Norwegian Labour Party. She is chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee since 2017. She is also a board member of the Nobel Foundation.

Before, she was state secretary for the Minister of Justice and Police from 1996 to 1997 and as President of the Norwegian Bar Association from 2008 to 2012.

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