Paul Chaffey

Paul Chaffey is CEO of Abelia, the business association of Norwegian knowledge- and technology-based enterprises, since 2001. He was elected to Parliament twice (1989-1997) before retiring from party politics, leaving the Socialist Left party to become a Statoil director. Chaffey is currently one of Norway’s leading conservative public intellectuals. He has been a board member of Statoil and the University of Oslo, among others, and is currently chairman of the board for the Centre for Innovation Research at UiS/IRIS.