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
Lise Rakner - Chair of Rafto Prize Committee
Professor, Department of Comparative Politics at University of Bergen and senior researcher, Christian Michelsen Institute (CMI).
Research Director, Christian Michelsen Research Institute (CMI) and Professor at the Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen
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
Liv Unni Stuhaug
Project Coordinator, Rafto Foundation
Ingrid Malene Liavik (observer)
Leader of Friends of the Rafto Foundation