H.E. Jørn Gjelstad is newly elected Ambassador of Norway to Serbia.
H.E. Jørn Gjelstad was born in 1955 and has a master’s degree in International History from the University of Oslo, a bachelor’s degree in history, literary science and political science, and completed music teacher training at the Norwegian Academy of Music and the Barratt Due Institute of Music.
Prior to serving as Norway’s ambassador to the Hellenic Republic and the Republic of Cyprus, Gjelstad was director of the Middle East and North Africa Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, responsible for policy development in a number of areas. Ambassador of Norway to Serbia, Jørn Gjelstad is married to Trine Ditlevsen, with whom he has three children.