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Gunnar Bakke

Gunnar Bakke
65th Mayor of Bergen
Incumbent
Assumed office
29 October 2007
Personal details
Born (1959-10-24) 24 October 1959
Bergen, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Political party Progress Party
Children One
Profession Baker

Gunnar Bakke (born 24 October 1959) is a Norwegian politician for the Progress Party, and the mayor of Bergen between 2007-2011.[1]

Personal life

Bakke was born in the city of Bergen.[2] He was CEO of the bakery chain Baker Brun until mid-2007,[3] and former board leader of Gaia Trafikk[4] which was the largest public transportation provider in Bergen and Os until it merged with HSD in 2006, forming Tide. In 2010 he became Patron of the Scottish-based, global street-paper network International Network of Street Papers, being noticed for his support of the local Bergen-based street-paper Megafon.[5]

He is married, has one child, and is educated as a baker.[2]

Political career

Bakke has been active in local politics since 1989, and has held numerous offices at municipal and county level for the Progress Party, including member of the Bergen city council from 1995 to 2007, and Hordaland county council since 2003. In 2007 he became mayor of Bergen, the first for the Progress Party in the city.[2][6]

References

  1. ^ https://www.bergen.kommune.no/politikk/byradet/gunnar-bakke-frp
  2. ^ a b c "Gunnar Bakke (Frp) - Ordfører". Bergen Kommune. 
  3. ^ "Berntsen ny leder i Vestlandske" (in Norwegian). Bakeri.net. 2007. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
  4. ^ Kristian Hovstad, Andreas Grimsæth (2006). "HSD kan sverte Gaia" (in Norwegian). NRK.no. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
  5. ^ "Bergen Mayor becomes Patron of Scottish-based, global street-paper network". Newspaper Association. 29 January 2010. 
  6. ^ NTB (2007). "Gunnar Bakke valgt til ny ordfører i Bergen" (in Norwegian). vg.no. Retrieved 2007-11-18. 
Preceded by
Herman Friele
Mayor of Bergen
2007–present
Incumbent
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