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Siri Lill Mannes


Siri Lill Mannes is CEO of SpeakLab and former News Anchor of Norway’s TV 2. Siri Lill Mannes has a passion for international affairs and holds a Master degree in history. Her career as a journalist started on the foreign desk of TV 2.

She covered a wide range of events, from civil war and famine in Somalia and the election of Nelson Mandela as South African president to the war in Chechnya and the tsunami in South East Asia. In 2000 she received the Norwegian Broadcasting Award.

In 2010, Siri left television to co-found SpeakLab, a company specializing in communication training. She regularly moderates meetings and conferences. She has been the moderator of Norway Summit since its inception in 2016.

Prior engagements include hosting the OECD World Forum in Paris and the discussion between Bill and Melinda Gates and Jens Stoltenberg in Oslo.