Kristin Kvigne

Police Commissioner, head of the Police Department at the National Police Directorate

BIOGRAPHY

Ms. Kvigne is a graduate of the University of Oslo with a degree in Law. She has previously worked for the Child Protection Service and the Norwegian Directorate for Immigration. She served as a prosecutor for the Oslo Police District for six years until she began working for the National Police Directorate, International Police Cooperation Section. She worked at INTERPOL’s General Secretariat in Lyon, France from 2006 until 2009 as Assistant Director for the THB unit. During this period, she was also Acting Director of the department of Specialized Crime and Analysis for a period of one year. On return to Norway in 2009 Ms. Kvigne became Assistant National Police Commissioner and head of the International section, and from 2012 until 2013 she was Acting Commissioner head of the Police Department at the National Police Directorate. In May 2013 she was appointed head of the Police Immigration Service, a position she held until august 2016 when she took up her current post.