Harald, born 1956, is Political Editor of Aftenposten since 2000. He began his professional career as an editor in Vaksdalsnytt at the age of 19. From 1991 to 1994 he worked as journalist in Arbeiderbladet. In 1991 he worked as well in Aftenposten as news editor. He became editor-in-chief for the Dagbladet from 1995 to 2000. He was also the former Vice-President of the World Editors Forum until February 2011 and is currently the President of the Norwegian Association of Editors. Harald served as Vice-President of GEN from June 2011 to June 2016.