The need for cooperation between the Arctic regions is growing in line with the rapid development created by the increased focus on the Arctic in recent years. Development and growth must be translated into societal, business and economic benefits in the North Atlantic regions.
Here you are able to meet the employees at Arctic Consensus. Feel free to contact us directly, or send us a message through our contact page.
Lise-Lotte Terp has been the Director of Arctic Consensus since 1st October 2015. Lise-Lotte has substantial experience with the Arctic and particularly the regional Greenlandic perspectives. Her professional experience includes working within the Greenland Home Rule Government, chairman at Arctic Business Network, the founding of Arctic Education Network, head of Management Secretariat at the Port of Aalborg and consultant at the Mayor’s Office in the municipality of Aalborg.
Frederik holds a Master in Development and International Relations from Aalborg University. Frederik have written a thesis about the internationalization of Aalborg municipality, which has provided him with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities within this field. As a Project Coordinator, Frederik is working with business analysis and with the implementation of UN’s SDG´s.
Jakob has an MSc in social science in European Studies. During his education, Jakob had an internship at Aalborg University’s Fundraising & Project Management Offices in Brussels, where his primary tasks included fundraising, networking, and coordination. Jakob also has professional experience with communication, research and knowledge sharing.
As a Project Coordinator, Jakob will primarily work with fundraising, networking, and coordination.
Kirsten has a bachelor’s degree in economics and business administration at Aalborg University, with organization and strategy as an elective. The goal is employment in a company where the skills and preferably the Greenlandic insight can be used. Kirsten is also a freelance interpreter in Greenlandic, Danish and English. In the long run, there are ambitions for HD 2nd part in accounting and financial management. Kirsten was born and raised in Maniitsoq in Greenland.
Kirsten will contribute to tasks at Arctic Consensus with a focus on administration and marketing. Kirsten is also part of the service of Arctic Business Network and has tasks regarding its Greenlandic website.
Verena, who is originally from Germany, has been affiliated with Arctic Consensus, first as an intern, student assistant and Master’s thesis student, then as project coordinator and most recently in a PhD collaboration. Verena holds a Master’s in Culture, Communication and Globalization from Aalborg University with special focus on Arctic Studies. In the established PhD, which is carried out in Nuuk, Greenland, Verena focus on the challenges with the skills gap in Greenland.
Christian Bohmann Knudsen holds a master in Communications from Aalborg University with a specialization in corporate branding. During his thesis, Christian investigated how start-up companies and SME companies can provide venture capital through corporate branding. Christian is stationed in our office in Nuuk and as a project coordinator he will amongst others focus on how to implement and develop our intra- and extranet.
Kamilla has been employed as a student assistant at Arctic Consensus since November 2019. Kamilla lives in Randers and is now a student at Aalborg University, where she specializes in Arctic studies. Kamilla has previously been associated with the Greenland House in Aarhus and has a particular interest in Arctic conditions in a globalized world.
Since 2014, Damien has been affiliated with Arctic Consensus, first as Head of EU Affairs and now as external consultant in communication and strategy. He has been dealing with Greenlandic affairs for more than ten years, studied Danish and political communication, and holds a PhD in political science. He has gained experience with political affairs at local, national, European and international levels. For Arctic Consensus, Damien takes care of international affairs, especially with regards to the EU.
Jytte Laden Nielsen
External Communications Consultant
Jytte Laden Nielsen has been affiliated with Arctic Consensus since October 1st 2013. She holds a degree in Journalism and has worked as reporter and editor at the Danish national radio and at newspapers. Since 1996 she has worked as a communications consultant for companies, networks and research-centers.