Lasse Thomassen

Email: [email protected]Phone: +47 947 945 61

Lasse is our dedicated Communication Adviser.

He is managing our communications, such as promoting our mission and achievements via our webpage, or Social Media profiles on FacebookTwitterInstagram, be it through text, videos or images. Lasse also works specifically with communication related to the EEA Grants Active Citizens Fund, for which the NHC is the focal point.

Lasse loves accurate language, and he is concerned with making important stories come alive. Lasse has always been passionate about human rights, and co-founded the organization lightup Norway in 2013. He also wrote his master thesis on human rights at the University of Oslo. Lasse has significant communication experience from both NGOs and from startups, and has also worked as a fundraiser.

On the reason why he joined the Committee in 2021, Lasse says: “To be able to fight shoulder to shoulder with activists for human rights is something that has been a lifelong dream of mine. It is crucial that we do not take our democracy and our rights for granted.”