Siv Jensen has been Norway’s Minister of Finance since 2013 and leader of the Progress Party since 2006. She was elected in Parliament in 1997 from the Oslo constituency, and has been re-elected for four consecutive terms. She was Member of the Finance Committee her two first periods and chaired the committee from 2001 to 2005. Since 2005 until she was appointed as Minister of Finance, Miss Jensen was Member of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence.
Miss Jensen is born in Oslo and has a degree in economics from Norwegian School of Economics.