Tina Bru was appointed Minister of Petroleum and Energy on 24 January 2020. Bru is a member of the Norwegian parliament (Stortinget) for the Conservative Party (Høyre) from Rogaland county (elected 2013 and 2017). She is the primary candidate for this year’s election and will continue as member of parliament from Rogaland county (2021-2025). Until her appointment, Bru was a member of the parliament's Standing Committee on Energy and the Environment. Bru was appointed Deputy leader in the Conservative Party in Norway in September 2020.
Bru is married, has one child and lives in Stavanger.
Bru holds a bachelor degree in management from BI Stavanger. Her political background include several roles in Norwegian Young Conservatives party and as an elected representative to Stavanger City Council (2007-2012) and Rogaland County Council (2011-2013) before she was elected to the parliament in 2013.