Kathrin Schick has more than 30 years of experience in the development and humanitarian sectors. Since 2001, she is the Director of the VOICE network.
Previously, she worked in several organisations such as the Norwegian Red Cross, as well as for the Directorate for Immigration of Norway, focusing on refugee issues and programs in South America. She subsequently gained field experience in Guatemala as Protection Officer for UNHCR and consultant for CARE International. As Deputy Secretary General of the SOLIDAR network, she worked for seven years mainly on EU development policies and education campaigns. Her educational background is in Social Anthropology and Business Administration from Oslo University, Norway.