Sofie Høgestøl

Sofie Høgestøl is a Norwegian lawyer, who many people will recognize from her role as commentator on US politics for the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK). She covered the US election in autumn 2020, drawing praise for her excellent communication skills as she guided viewers through the election. 

Sofie has a unique and interesting background. She has a PhD from the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights and has studied at the prestigious Georgetown University and London School of Economics. She is an associate professor at the University of Oslo. She made it into Kapital’s ‘40 under 40’ list of influential young people in business in 2021.  

Sofie has spoken openly about having dyslexia, and that this has made her tougher and almost proven an advantage for her as an adult.