Karl Eirik Schjøtt-Pedersen
(born October 3
) is a Norwegian
politician for the Labour Party
, and since 1985 a parliamentary representative for Finnmark
. He was Minister of Fisheries from 1996 to 1997 and Minister of Finance from 2000 to 2001 in the first cabinet Stoltenberg
. Pedersen is currently Chief of Staff at the Office of the Prime Minister.