- Category : 1925-births
- Type : PSP
- Profile : 6/2 - Role Model / Hermit
- Definition : Triple Split
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Alignment 1
Norwegian civil servant and politician of the Labour Party. During World War II he was part of the Norwegian resistance movement. He distributed an illegal newspaper compiled from BBC radio reports; listening to these was also illegal. He was caught by Gestapo in 1942, tortured, and imprisoned at the Grini detention camp from April 1942 to April 1943, before he spent the rest of the war at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.
After the war Jensen graduated in economics from the University of Oslo. In 1961 he was hired by the Ministry of Finance. He worked for the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation from 1962 to 1967 and from 1969 to 1974. In 1974 he was appointed deputy under-secretary of state in the Ministry of Transport and Communications before serving as State Secretary in the Office of the Prime Minister from 1976 to 1980, as part of the Nordli's Cabinet. From 1980 to 1992 he served as director of the Norwegian Directorate of Public Roads.
Jensen died on 1 April 2013, aged 87.