Peter Skovholt Gitmark leads the Public Affairs Department at Gambit Hill+Knowlton. He specializes in strategic counseling in the intersection between business and public relations, to organizations and clients in both the private and public sector.
Before joining Gambit H+K, Gitmark was Managing Director and Head of Burson Cohn & Wolfe Norway’s Public Affairs Department.
Gitmark served as a Member of Parliament for the Conservative Party from 2001-2013, making him the youngest ever candidate to be re-elected from Southern Norway. In his 12 years as a Member of Parliament he served on various committees such as “Local Government and Public Administration”, “Finance and Economic Affairs”, “Energy and the Environment”, and “Foreign Affairs and Defense”.
Gitmark was also a part of the Shadow Cabinet in his last 6 years as an MP. First on environmental issues, and later international development.
Gitmark has an international mindset and was chairman of the International Young Democrat Union, the world’s largest democratic political youth organization, from 2006-2009. He still has an extensive international political network.
Gitmark earned his degree in finance at the Norwegian School of Economics and Business Administration in Bergen (NHH).