Contact us

Edited 14. Sep 2017

Head office in Oslo

Phone number:

+47 23 10 98 00 (Switchboard)

(Working hours are from 8:00 CET to 15:00 CET (7:00 GMT to 14:00 GMT)


Media contact number:

+47 90 56 23 29 (Please do not send sms)

Tuva Raanes Bogsnes
Head of Media and communication section
+47 93 23 18 83

For more information visit our Press room



For all general inquiries, please contact us at

Media inquiries: 


Post address:

Norwegian Refugee Council
Prinsensgate 2
0152 Oslo

Corporate partnerships: 

Annicken Saxlund
Head of Corporate Partnerships
+47 23 10 98 00


Please see our Work in NRC section


Please visit our Donate page


Representation offices

In addition to our headquarters in Oslo, NRC has offices in Geneva, Brussels, Dubai, Addis Ababa and Washington.

NRC Geneva

Director - NRC Geneva/Humanitarian Policy:
James Munn
Tel: +41 (22) 55 23 600

Internal displacement monitoring centre (IDMC)

Alexandra Bilak
Tel: +41 (22) 55 23 600

Rue de Varembé 3
CH-1202, Geneva

NRC Europe (Brussels)

Edouard Rodier

Rue de la Loi, 42
Brussels 1040

Tel: +32 (0) 2 880 0240

NRC AU (Addis)

Yemisrach Kebede
+251 9 359 860 56


Park Lane Tower (Near Edna Mall) 2nd Floor.

NRC USA (Washington DC)

Joel Charny


727 15th St. NW
Suite 707
Washington, DC 20005

NRC Gulf (Dubai)

Abeer Shubassi

International Humanitarian City (IHC)
DIC Complex, Shaikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road
Building 4, Floor 1, Office 135
P.O Box 506004
Dubai, United Arab Emirates


NRC Flüchtlingshilfe Deutschland (Berlin)

Interim Director
Wolfgang Gressmann 

Senior management group

Jan Egeland
Secretary General

Geir Olav Lisle
Director of Org. Development/ Deputy SG

Magnhild Vasset
Director of Field Operations

Benedicte Giæver
Director of Expert Deployment/ NORCAP

Harriet Rudd
Director of External Relations

Ole Solvang
Director of Partnerships and Policy

Updated November 2017
Country and regional directors

Regional directors:

Regional Director, Horn of Africa: Gabriella Waaijman

Head of Region, Asia and Europe: Alian Homsy (interim)

Regional Director, Middle East: Carsten Hansen

Head of Region, CWA & LA: Marianne Irion


Country directors:

Cameroon: David Manan

Central African Republic: Eric Batonon

Colombia: Christian Visnes

Democratic Republic Congo: Ulrika Blom

Ethiopia and Djibouti: Ahmednur Mohamed Abdi

Greece: Shaun Scales

Iran: Olivier Vandecasteele

Iraq: Heidi Dietrich

Jordan: Carlo Gheradi

Kenya: Neil Turner

Lebanon: Kate Norton

Mali and Burkina Faso: Mickael Amar

Myanmar (Burma): Prasant Kumar Naik

Nigeria: Cheick Ba

Palestine: Hanibal Abiy Worku

Pakistan: Adil Ahmed

Somalia: Victor Moses

South Sudan: Rehana Zawar

Syria respons:  Thomas White

Yemen: Mutasim Hamdan

Ukraine: Christopher James Mehley

Updated Sept 2017