Arne Jensen is a senior advisor at the Association of Norwegian Editors. He was until recently for many years secretary general in the same organization. Jensen has a background as a journalist and editor in several newspapers and has also worked as advisor in the Norwegian Press Association, primarily with issues related to transparency and access to information. He has written and edited several subject books, and is a widely used speaker and lecturer. For several years he chaired the Press Openness Council and he was also for many years chair of the advisory board of the Foundation for a critical and investigative press. He was a member of the state-appointed committee which four years ago put forward proposals for new regulations for the protection of whistleblowers.