Curriculum Vitae

Projects

Documentary Production

Produced a TV documentary titled "Frømandskorpset" in collaboration with STV A/S about the Royal Danish Naval Special Warfare Group.
The series was the most watched documentary in Denmark during 2015.

Professional Involvement

Member of the Danish Peace and Stabilization Response

Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark

The Peace and Stabilisation Response is a voluntary stand-by roster aimed at deploying civilian experts for international assignments in support of peace, stability, and democratic governance in fragile and conflict affected hotspots across the globe.
Deployed as a short-term election observer for the presidential election in Ukraine, May 2014 and subsequently in Georgia for the local elections during October & November 2017.

Past Experience

Danish National Television

2012

Initiated and facilitated the idea behind the DR Horisont program on Danish National TV about a Afghan female police officer, Nigara, and her life titled ”Betjent i Burka”. The program was broadcasted on November 12, 2012

Founder and CEO, Strategic Facilitator & Integrator

2009 – Current

General business development in selected markets with a primary focus on Afghanistan as well as a continuation of building a global network beyond the European and American Markets.

EUPOL, Senior Adviser, Afghanistan

2009

Contracted by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a civilian adviser and seconded to EU’s Police Mission in Kabul as a controller. In Kabul I worked as the Senior Adviser to Head of Mission, Police Commissioner, Kai Vittrup.

Danish-American Business Forum, Executive Director

2001 – 2009

A network, non-profit, interest organisation with the purpose to increase the commercial relations between Denmark and the United States. A strong focus on cross-border collaboration among business executives, politicians, government agencies, and academia was implemented.

Citibank, Resident Vice-President, Copenhagen

1990 - 1996

Established new business segment with institutional clients – life insurance companies and pension funds.

Board Positions

Throughout the last 15 years, I have held numerous board positions in organizations including the following:

Articles

My articles have been published by a handful of major media outlets, including Politiken, Søndag, Jæger, and Kongressen.

Extended Studies

To further my competencies, I have completed courses and achieved degrees  at the following academic institutions. 

M.A. in American Foreign Policy, Security Studies, and International Trade and Economy
W8 LinKS – Profiting from Uncertainty - Strategic Business Development
“Inside Washington for Foreign Companies”  & “Inside Congress - Understanding the Legislative Process”
“The Board Academy” by The Faculty of Law and Plesner Law Firm
Danish Chief of Defence’s Security Policy Course
Danish Chief of Defence’s Security Seminar (Annual)
High Level Security Policy Course on the Middle East
Diploma of Specialized Journalism - 2012

Published Works

I have co-authored and contributed to the following published books. 

”Drug Trafficking and Terrorism in Colombia”
in The Politics of Counter-Terrorism: The Ordeal of Democratic States
”Datter af en faldskærmsmand”
in Fra tavshed til tale – Børn af frihedskæmpere fortæller 
(From silence to talking – children of resistance fighters tell their stories)
“Kvinder kan også slå ihjel” in Glæden ved Jagt og Fiskeri (The Joy of Hunting and Fishing)