Biography: Anne-Lena Straumdal works as a senior adviser at the Department for ICT policy and public sector reform in the Norwegian Ministry of Government Administration and Reform. The Ministry is responsible for the national ICT-policy agenda, across sectors (coordinates cross-sectoral initiatives).
She has worked with different ICT-policy issues since 1999 (starting at the Ministry of Trade and Industry). Her field of expertise covers areas like competence and skills, innovation, e-business and reuse of public sector information. During the last couple of years she has been engaged with several initiatives related to Web 2.0-technologies and social media.
Anne-Lena Straumdal has a Master’s degree in Sociology from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (1997). She was born November 5 1969 in Mo i Rana (a small town in the North of Norway) and lives in Oslo.