Advisory Council members

Claus Christensen 
Claus has for many years been involved in IT, technology and innovative companies such as M1 and Phase One; however, he has also been member of the board of directors of Sydbank. He currently works as a professional board member, and, among others, he is chairman of Danphone and member of the board of directors of Nordjyske Medier and Aalborg Energie Technik.

Thomas Hartwig
Thomas is former CEO in Accenture in Denmark, Toyota Danmark and Illum. Thus, he has extensive experience within trade and service. Furthermore, Thomas has experience as member of several boards and he has been chairman of Maconomy, Netcompany and Hotel d’Angleterre, among others.

Michael Brock Jeppesen
Michael is former CEO of Dyrberg/Kern and previously managing director in Georg Jensen and has for many years held executive positions in the consumer products sectors of luxury & affordable jewellery and watches, fashion, among others. Thus Michael has extensive experience within international branding, marketing and internationalization.

Asger Kastbjerg, member of the board of directors of ATRIUM Kapitalforvaltning
Asger is former member of the executive management of Unibank (now Nordea) and has extensive skills within finance and reconstructions due to him being responsible for corporate clients and credit in both Andelsbanken and Unibank. Today, Asger works as a professional board member, and among other positions, he is chairman of the board of Triobike.

Ib Kunøe, member of the board of directors of ATRIUM Partners
Ib is founder of Mercuri Urval and Telmore, and he has wide experience within the areas of IT, commerce, services as well as human resources. He is the owner and chairman of Consolidated Holdings, and moreover, he is co-owner of a number of companies where he also acts as chairman. These companies include ATEA, Columbus, Dan-Palletiser and X-Yachts, among others.

Michael Bested Larsen
Michael is former partner and co-founder of ATRIUM Partners and previously, he was member of the management of Nordea Corporate Finance. Today he acts as senior advisor to ATRIUM Partners and contributes with years of experience in advising on merger and acquisitions, IPO’s and equity offerings.

Jens Lauritzen, chairman of ATRIUM Partners
Jens has during his professional career gained extensive experience in advising on merger and acquisitions, IPO’s and equity offerings as well as strategy and debt advisory services. Most recently, he has been managing director in Nordea Investment Banking in Denmark. Jens possesses comprehensive experience within the financial sector and has a unique network among Danish large and mid-cap companies.

Axel Nørskov Laursen
Axel has extensive experience from the international processing industry due to his previous positions as CEO of Atlas-Stord Danmark and DISA Industries, respectively. He currently works as chairman of LiftUp and member of the board of directors in numerous companies including Kosan Crisplant.

Carsten Lønfeldt
Carsten is former CFO and member of executive management of Coloplast. Today he acts as professional board member, including being chairman of Fonden Dansk Standard and Nykredit Invest and he is member of the board of directors of Polaris Management and Investin. Carsten contributes with extensive industry-specific knowledge within the life science-, energy- and financial sector.

David Meyer
David is former member of the executive board of VELUX and GPV Industri. Through his work, he has gained extensive experience within technology, industrial manufacturing and supply chain management. Today, he is chairman of Dansani, C&H Systems, Damasec and deputy chairman of Pressalit.

Stig Myken
Stig is founder of Fullrate and Hiper, and he has held executive positions in Cybercity as well as TDC. He contributes with great insight into IT, technology & telecommunications and start-ups. Stig holds numerous board positions including chairman of APPS People and Cloud people, respectively.

Per Hornung Pedersen
Per is former CEO in Suzlon Energy and Repower Systems as well as CFO of NEG Micon/Vestas, and he has great experience in sustainable energy and telecommunications. Per is now a professional board member  and, among others, he is member of the board of directors of Suzlon Energy. He is also affiliated with several Danish and international companies and funds as industry- and senior advisor, including Apricum and Pelamis Wave Energy.

Ulrik Spork
Ulrik has for more than 20 years in Novo Nordisk, and lately as managing partner in Novo A/S, been involved in venture-/private equity investment management as well as strategy and business development. Thus, Ulrik holds strong competences and a broad international network within the pharma-, biotech-, and venture-/private equity communities.

Leo Svendsen
Leo Svendsen is professional board member, including being chairman of Christian Nors Holding, Testhuset and Rostgård Maskinstation among others, and he is member of the board of directors at Coferro. Previously, Leo was CEO of BEC (“Bankernes EDB Central). Leo has an extensive knowledge within the IT- and financial sector and possesses years of experience with business development, restructuring and paradigm shift within these sectors.

Hemming Van
Hemming is the previous owner of Daloon and current owner of Easyfood. In addition, Hemming is member of numerous boards. He is chairman of Mac Barren Tobacco Company, and he is member of the board of directors of Royal Unibrew, Albani Fonden as well as DI Fødevarer. Thus, Hemming contributes with significant experience from the food industry and FMCG.