Lasse Sandberg is Director of the Department of Prices, Financial and External statistics as from January 2017. This includes Statistics Norway’s involvement in international development cooperation. He is a graduate economist from the University of Oslo. Lasse has worked in Statistics Norway since 1988, apart from the period 2012 – 2016 when he was a national expert in Eurostat. His former positions in Statistics Norway includes Head of Division for Price Statistics, Head of Division for Economic Indicators and Head of Division for Labour Market Statistics. Lasse has also been involved in international statistical cooperation as an expert in price statistics doing short-term missions.