Atle Degré is a Candidate in Jurisprudence from the University of Oslo (1991). He practices as lawyer and partner in KLUGE, advokatfirma DA, specialized in capital markeds and securities law, transactions and company law. Before joining KLUGE, he was general counsel, Senior Vice President and head of the legal and listings department of Oslo Børs ASA and Oslo Børs VPS Holding ASA (2000-2010), where he first practiced as a lawyer (1995-2000).
Previously he held positions as a deputy judge and acting judge in Lofoten Municipality Court (1993-94) and the Ministry of Finance (1992). Degré has served as chairman of the Norwegian Corporate Governance Board, as a board member of Oslo Clearing ASA and has been appointed to several official committees preparing legislation in the field of securities law.