The Board, in addition to Gøril and Roar

Tore Grøttum

Born 1962 and worked most of his adult life in CFO and CEO positions. MBA in accounting from NHH Norwegian School of Economics and completed the AFF Solstand top management program. Currently self employed within management for hire. Married to Johan, a freelance director and choreographer for theatre and TV. As a male couple we do not have children but have closely followed up a "bonus son" from teenager to young adult. Passion for mentoring young people and take great pride in following their growth and transition into independent and well-reflected young adults.



Kristian Wold Wægger

Born in 1999, residens in Lillestrøm, outside of Oslo, with his partner Celine. He works as a store manager for one of Norway's biggest sport chains. As of now, he trains to complete one of the toughest extreme triathlon races in the world. Kristian has played basketball his whole life, he moved to Cyprus with his family at the age of 15. Playing basketball for one of the top teams as well as working voluntarily with Peace Players. He went on to play high school basketball in New York, Professionally in Barcelona, and ended his career playing college basketball for Saint John's MN in 2019. Kristian has worked with multiple volunteer organizations  over the years, including Lead4peace and Burke rehabilitation hospital. Kristian is great at motivating others and has a strong inner drive for learning and competing. He thinks sports are meant for everybody and strives to share his love for sports and meeting new people with everyone he meets.

William Wold Wægger

Born in 2002, residence in Nesodden outside Oslo.

William has played basketball since his early years. He started playing at the local basketball club Nesodden Bobcats, and later he played for Keravnos basketball club in Nicosia, Cyprus during the year their family had a cap year in Cyprus.

William has participated in many exchange trips in the collaborative exchange program, Lead4Peace, between Nesodden Bobcats and the US based conflict resolution organization, PeacePlayers International. This program has given William a solid foundation to join our exchanges as both a basketball coach and facilitator.

In addition to being an active basketball player, William has for years also ben a basketball coach for younger kids.