Ida Børresen (born 26 September 1950) is a Norwegian civil servant.

She was born in Oslo, and is educated as cand.polit. She was assigned to the Ministry of Justice from 1982 to 1990. She served as deputy under-secretary of state (ekspedisjonssjef) from 1998 to 2005, and assisting under-secretary of state (assisterende departementsråd) 2005–06, in the Ministry of Church Affairs, Education and Research. She was appointed director of Utlendingsdirektoratet from 2006 to 2012, and managing director of the Storting from 2012 to 2018.[1]

In February 2018 she announced her resignation as managing director of the Storting.[2]


  1. ^ Bolstad, Erik (ed.). "Ida Børresen". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Norsk nettleksikon. Retrieved 10 March 2018. 
  2. ^ "Stortingets direktør trekker seg". Storting (in Norwegian). Retrieved 10 March 2018. 
Preceded by
Manuela Ramin-Osmundsen
Director of Utlendingsdirektoratet
Succeeded by
Frode Forfang
Preceded by
Hans Brattestå
Managing director of the Storting
Succeeded by
Kyrre Grimstad (acting)