Jostein Hole Kobbeltvedt has been Executive Director of the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights since 2016. The Rafto Foundation is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the global promotion of human rights. The Foundation’s work includes awarding the annual Rafto Prize, give support to human rights defenders and work with businesses to strengthen their capacity to respect human rights. Jostein Hole Kobbeltvedt has a comprehensive background from the fields of human rights and international development. He is a political scientist with an MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).