Åslaug M. Haga is the CEO of Norwea. She has background from foreign service, national politics, private sector and international organizations. Ms. Haga has been State Secretary in the ministry of foreign affairs and at the prime minister’s office. She has held three ministerial cabinet positions in the Ministries of culture, local & regional affairs and oil & energy. She has also been a member of Parliament. Ms Haga has served in various positions in the ministry of foreign affairs – including postings at the Norwegian Mission to the UN in New York and the embassy in New Delhi. Before joining Norwea Ms Haga was the Executive Director of the Global Crop Diversity Trust and Assistant Secretary General in the International Fund for Agricultural Development.