The Team

The contact details, and area of expertise, for each staff member is listed here.

Feel free to call our switchboard on +1-646-430-7500.

You can also get in touch directly with any staff member by using the phone numbers listed below or by e-mail.

FirstName.LastName(at)mfa.no

H. E. Mr. Geir O. PEDERSEN
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Permanent Representative to the United Nations
Direct: +1 646 430 7571
Cell-phone: +1 917 975 0666

Ms. May-Elin STENER
Ambassador
Deputy Permanent Representative
Direct: +1 646 430 7512
Cell-phone: +1 646 853 0223

Mr. Halvor SÆTRE
Minister Counsellor
Political Coordinator, Team Leader Peace and Security
Direct: +1 646 430 7513
Cell-phone: +1 917 319 4019

Ms. Marianne LOE
Minister Counsellor
Team Leader Economic and Social Affairs
Direct: +1 646 430 7514

Mr. Øystein LYNGROTH
Counsellor
Humanitarian Issues, crisis prevention, decent work, Security Council
Direct: +1 646 430 7525 

Ms. Lill-Ann Bjaarstad MEDINA
Counsellor
UN reform, budget  and administration, Fifth Committee
Direct: +1 646 430 7521

Mr. Martin TORBERGSEN
Counsellor
Human Rights, Third Committee
Direct: +1 646 430 7523
Cell-phone: +1 917 353 3283

Mr. Alf Håvard VESTRHEIM
Counsellor
Sustainable Development/Environment/Climate Change, UN Operational Activities/QCPR, UNDP, UNFPA and UNOPS
Direct: +1 646 430 7516 

Ms. Meena SYED 
Counsellor
Direct: +1 646 642 0155

Ms. Anne Heidi KVALSØREN
Counsellor
UNICEF, Environment/Climate Change, Second Committee, Financing for Development
Direct: +1 646 430 7519

Ms. Ragnhild H. SIMENSTAD
Press Counsellor
Press and Communications, Gender, Women's Empowerment
Direct: +1 646 430 7517
Cell-phone: +1 646 642 9910

Mr. Andreas Motzfeldt KRAVIK
First Secretary
Terrorism, ICC, Law of the Sea, ATT, Sixth Committee and Cyber
Direct: +1 646 430 7515 

Mr. Daniel GIMENEZ
First Secretary
Global Health, Education, Funds & Programmes, UNICEF, Financing for Development
Direct: +1 917 434 9379

Ms. Iselin Hebbert LARSEN
First Secretary
Security Council and Middle East (Political Affairs)
Direct: +1 646 430 7510 

Mr. Trond Egil WITH
Minister Counsellor/Police Adviser
Direct: +1 646 430 7518 

Mr. Colonel Per Erik RØNNING
Counsellor/Military Adviser
Peacekeeping Operations
Direct: +1 646 430 7522

Captain (Navy) Ernst R. EGELID
Counsellor/Military Adviser
Peacekeeping Operations
Direct: +1 646 430 7522
Cell-phone: +1 917 353 7319

Ms. Mette Birkelund O’CONNOR
Counsellor/Deputy Military Adviser
Peacekeeping Operations
Direct: +1 646 430 7520
Cell-phone: +1 646 744 6166

Ms. Sara SHAH
Higher Executive Officer
Peace Operations
Direct: +1 646 430 7572 

Mr. Thor-Henning BJELLAND
Consul
Administration and Consular Affairs
Direct: +1 646 430 7503

Ms. Vibeke O'TOOLE
Accountant
Direct: +1 646 430 7555

Ms. Britt O. Haugen LARSSON
Personal Assistant to the Ambassador/Adviser
Direct: +1 646 430 7571

Ms. Annemarta Strand MUGAAS
Protocol & Event Officer
Direct: +1 646 430 7562 

Ms. Vilde Michelsen VERØYVIK
Election Officer/ Administrative Assistant
Direct: +1 646 430 7569 

Ms. Silje Johanne EGGESTAD
Administrative Assistant
Direct: +1 646 430 7570 

Ms. Emilie EVERETT
Administrative Assistant
Sustainable Energy For All
Direct: +1 646 430 7542 

Mr. Ivar MUSUM
System Manager
Direct: +1 646 430 7504

Ms. Augusta KEMENY 
Receptionist
Direct: +1 646 430 7565

Mr. Byron BERNARDEZ
Driver
Direct: +1 646 430 7567

Mr. Raul MEDINA
Driver
Direct: +1 646 430 7568

Mr. Christian Garzon OSORIO
Assistant Attaché
Security Council, First and Fifth Committee, UN reform
Direct: +1 646 430 7540
Cell-phone: +1 347 755 5537

Ms. Ellen Balke HVEEM
Assistant Attaché
Sustainable Development, Energy, UNDP, ECOSOC, UNICEF, Second Committee
Direct: +1 646 430 7544

Ms. Siri HOLDEN
Assistant Attaché
Financing for Development, Second Committee, Social and Economic Affairs
Direct: +1 646 430 7542
Cell-phone: +1 631 415 6240

Mr. Audun HJORT
Assistant Attaché
Legal Issues, Sixth Committee
Direct: +1 646 430 7543

Mr. Nickolas ASK
Assistant Attaché
Press and Communications
Direct: +1 646 430 7541
Cell-phone: +1 917 285 4432


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