Erik Selle has a Master's of Theology and undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Oslo. Selle is a social entrepreneur being the founder of the Oslo Symposium - an initiative for strengthening Norway´s Judeo-Christian values, bilateral ties to Israel and conservative impact in Norwegian society. He is the founder and pastor for the past 15 years of Community Fellowship Church in Baerum, Norway. He is also a co-founder and current Party Leader of the Christian Conservative Party of Norway. He founded the Africa-Israel Initiative, which works in over 20 countries in Africa and across the world, with headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. The vision of The Africa-Israel Initiative is to see a two way street of blessing from Africa to Israel and from Israel to Africa.