Mandate and Board Members
The Board of Directors consists of members with various backgrounds, including activists, academics, professionals working in the public or private sector, and representatives of the Rafto Staff and Prize Committee. The Board members work without remuneration. The Board is independent and self-recruiting. In addition to the legally defined work, the Board provides the final approval of candidates for the Rafto Prize nominated by the Rafto Prize committee.
Martin Paulsen - Chairperson
Senior Advisor, DIKU.
Phone: +47 992 55 965
Anne Horn - Deputy chairperson
Judge, Bergen District Court.
Line Alice Ytrehus - Chair of Rafto Prize Committee
Professor, Department of Intercultural Studies, NLA University College.
Research Director, Christian Michelsen Research Institute (CMI).
CEO, DNB Life Insurance.
Professor, Norwegian School of Economics, NHH.
Anders Waage Nilsen
Design strategist and business developer.
Kistefos fellow/MPA 2019 Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
Senior Advisor, Rafto Foundation.
Ingrid Malene Liavik (observer)
Leader of Friends of the Rafto Foundation.