Børge Brende (born September 25, 1965) is a Norwegian politician (Conservatives, Høyre). He was an active member of the Conservatives' youth party from an early age, and since 1997 he has been elected member of parliament representing Sør-Trøndelag county. From 2001 to 2004 he was Minister of the Environment, and then Minister of Trade and Industry until 2005.
In 2008, Brende joined the World Economic Forum as Managing Director, particularly in charge of relations with governments and civil society.
Brende is married and has two children.