Vibeke H. Madsen is educated as radiograph and has extensive management experience from commercial and non-commercial activities . Since 2002 until today, Madsen has built and led Virke, the Enterprise Federation of Norway. Before this, she worked for PA Consulting Group and she was director in Statoil Marketing. In Statoil Marketing she was responsible for Business Support and for several re-organisation processes. Madsen has had a number of directorships, among others in Kværner ASA, Forskningsrådet, Aker Solutions ASA og Storebrand.