Stein Schjolberg was an extraordinary Court of Appeal Judge in Norway from 2010 until
August 1, 2013, when he retired. He was appointed as a judge in 1984 and as a Chief Judge of
Moss tingrett Court in 1994-2010. Until 1984 he served as a prosecutor and an Ass.
Commissioner of Police in Oslo.
Judge Schjolberg is an international expert on cybercrime, and one of the founders of the global harmonization of computer crime legislation. He was a Fulbright Scholar at Stanford
Research Institute (SRI International) in 1981-82. In cooperation with INTERPOL he organized the First INTERPOL Training Seminar for Investigators of Computer Crime in
Judge Schjolberg has served as an expert on cybercrime for several international institutions.
He has published widely on computer crime and cybercrime legislation, in addition to court technology issues. He was appointed by the National Center for State Courts, United States, as a member of the International Think Tank on Global Court Technology in 1999-2001.
He was in 2007-2008 appointed by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) in
Geneva as the Chairman of the global High-Level Experts Group (HLEG) on cybersecurity, including almost 100 experts from around the world. The HLEG published two reports in 2008, The Chairmans´s Report and The Global Strategic Report on Cybersecurity.
Judge Schjolberg was awarded the ITU Silver Medal in recognition of his contribution as the
Chairman of the HLEG.
Judge Schjolberg was the Chair of the EastWest Institute (EWI) Cybercrime Legal Working
He is also a member of World Economic Forum´s - Partnering for Cyber Resilience (PCR) project (2012-2013).
Judge Schjolberg is the Chair of the International Think Tank on Justice, Peace and Security in Cyberspace (2013-)