Norunn Grande holds a cand.polit. degree in Political Science and has worked as Adviser to the Norwegian National Commission for UNESCO. She has worked as a teacher at Follo Folk High School and director of the Norwegian Peace Center from 2001 to 2010. When the NCP merged with Nansen Dialogue in 2010 she stayed on as Director for the NCPD from 2010 to 2011. She develops and conducts trainings and educational programs in dialogue and peacebuilding.