Espen Rasmussen (born 1976) is based at Nesodden, close to Oslo, Norway. He works as a photo editor in VG Helg — the weekend magazine of the biggest daily Norwegian newspaper VG. At the same time he is constantly working on his own photo projects. Rasmussen focuses specially on humanitarian issues and the challenges related to climate change. He is represented by Panos Pictures. Rasmussen has been awarded a number og national and international prizes for excellent pictures, also for serveral Hard.Land photos. In 2015 he was named the Photographer of the year in Norway and won a number of first prizes. He has also won World Press Photo of the year and Sony Picture Award.
Roy Freddy Andersen (born 1970) is a Norwegian writer/reporter from Fredrikstad, Norway. He is now Head of Information at Østfold District County administration. Andersen was the U.S. Correspondent for Norway’s largest newspaper VG, based in New York, from 2002-2005. He is following the politics and the situation in the U.S. with great interest. Andersen was a reporter at the foreign desk in VG for several years, travelling and covering breakings news, conflicts and feature news issues world wide. He was the head of information at the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, working closely with then minster Erik Solheim, now the chair of OECD DAC in Paris. From 2014-2016 he was living in Vienna, Austria, working as a reporter for several Norwegian news outlets.