New Executive Director appointed

Kjersti Fløgstad is appointed as the new Executive Director of the Nobel Peace Center succeeding Liv Tørres. She will start her new position after New Year.

Oslo, 4. desember 2019 -Kjersti Fløgstad has many years’ experience from the business sector, NGO’s and humanitarian work. As a leader, she has proven strong strategic capabilities. The board is happy and proud to present her as the new Executive Director of the Nobel Peace Center, said Chair of the Board Olav Njølstad.

Fløgstad worked as Secretary General for UNICEF Norway from 2000 through 2011 and worked as Consultant and Advisor on sustainability and social responsibility focusing on how businesses can contribute to the sustainability goals. She currently holds a position at DNB as a Social Responsibility Advisor.

-It is with both humbleness and joy that I take on the mission of continuing the impressive work that has been done by the staff and partners at the Nobel Peace Center. We shall continue to strengthen the Center’s role in setting the agenda for important, topical debate, said the newly appointed Executive Director, Kjersti Fløgstad.