Master Degree: Political Science, University of Oslo (UiO)
Cand. Mag Degree: History of Ideas and Media Studies (UiO)
Member of Parliament (Stortinget) representing the county Telemark and the Conservative Party from 2009.
Member of the working committee for the Conservative Party from 2010.
Journalist in the local newspapers Varden and Porsgrunns Dagblad.
Project work for thinktank Civita 2008-2009
Editor, Journal Minerva 2008-2009
Aid Political Secretary