H.E. Wegger Chr. Strømmen took up the post as Norwegian Ambassador to the United Kingdom in January 2019.
Before London H.E. Strømmen held the position of Secretary General in the Norwegian Foreign Ministry. He was also previously ambassador to the United States of America (2007-2013). From 2005 to 2007 he was Ambassador/Permanent Representative to the United Nations and other international organizations from 2005-2007 in Genève. He was the Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York (2000-2005).