As heir to the Norwegian throne, HRH has a broad range of national and international engagements. Youth leadership, global development and the oceans are issues particularly close to heart.

The Crown Prince has been a UNDP Goodwill Ambassador since 2003, focusing in particular on the Sustainable Development Goals. HRH is co-founder of Global Dignity and actively engaged in The Crown Prince and Crown Princess’s Humanitarian Fund, which supports projects for young people at risk and aims to strengthen youth leadership.

Every year, HRH leads Norwegian delegations abroad to strengthen bilateral relations within trade and industry, science and humanitarian fields. HRH has also represented Norway in the United Nations.

Over several years, HRH has had a special interest in the role of technology and how innovation can contribute to move the world forward.

HRH is a graduate from Norwegian Naval Academy; BA in Political Science from Berkeley; Master’s in Development Studies from LSE. Passionate surfer, kiter and music lover.