International Transport Forum - 2014 annual summit Transport for a Changing World | 21-23 may 2014 - Leipsig, Germany | France presidency
Ketil Solvik-Olsen
Minister of Transport and Communications
Mega-ships and their Impact on Port Development and Safety
15:00 - 16:30Thursday, 22 May 2014
Creating Liveable Cities in a Changing Urban Landscape
17:00 - 18:45Thursday, 22 May 2014

Minister of Transport and Communications Ketil Solvik-Olsen is responsible for policies relating to the transport of people and goods, telecommunication and postal services. Previous to this post, he has served three parliamentary terms representing Rogaland for Denmark's The Progress Party. His public posts have included being Deputy Member of the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs, Oslo (2003-2005), Member of the Tax Assessment Board, Oslo (2003-2005) and Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee of The Norwegian State Housing Bank (1998-2001). He holds a Master of Arts Degree in Economics from the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA.