Stian Slotterøy Johnsen is Secretary General of the Association of NGOs in Norway (Frivillighet Norge), an umbrella for the voluntary sector in Norway. Frivillighet Norge aims to create a larger space for civil society in Norway. It consists of more than 300 member organizations, representing in total more than 50 000 local branches all over Norway. Stian Slotterøy Johnsen holds a Master of Arts from the University of Oslo. He has worked in the Norwegian voluntary sector since 2001, when he became web content editor at the Norwegian youth council (LNU). He was employed by the Association of NGOs in Norway in 2006, and has worked with a wide range of topics, including research on volunteering in Norway, VAT compensation for voluntary organizations and encouraging local authorities to establish policies that promote growth and development among local voluntary organizations.