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Governance

Humanity in Action Denmark is a non-profit organization with an independent Board of Directors and an independent Board of Representatives.

Board of Representatives

Humanity in Action Denmark’s Board of Representatives constitutes the organisation’s leading and supportive element.

We would like to thank the members of our board for their unlimited support:

  • Søren Pind, Former Minister of Higher Education and Science (Venstre, Denmark’s Liberal Party)
  • Yildiz Akdogan, MP for The Danish Social Democrats
  • Peter Brandes, Artist
  • Jonas Christoffersen, Dr. Jur / PhD / Director at the Danish Institute for Human Rights
  • Peter Christgau, Former CEO of Corus Denmark
  • Eva Truelsen, Director of the Women’s House, Copenhagen from 1980-2002 and responsible for social projects for OAK Foundation Denmark from 2002-2008
  • Henrik Dahl, Lawyer and Partner at Law firm Bruun & Hjejle
  • Olga Ege, Senior Fellow / Director at SELA Advisory Group
  • Ulrik Federspiel, Former Director at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Lene Fiorini, MA English literature / Former Chairman of IWC Denmark
  • Mikkel Landsdorf, Senior Fellow / Foreign Policy Analyst /Commentator & Director of Dreamlight House Booking
  • Steen Langebæk, Former lawyer and CEO in Sophus Berendsen A/S
  • Pui Ling Lau, MA Law / Chief Operating Officer at Realdania
  • Birgit Lindsnæs, Senior Advisor at consultancy firm COWI
  • Per Magid, Lawyer and Partner at law firm Bruun & Hjejle
  • Bent Melchior, Former Chief Rabbi Denmark
  • Nina Melchior, Former Judge at CPH High Court
  • Ida Nicolaisen, Anthropologist / Professor at the University of Copenhagen / Indigenous Peoples Rights Advisor
  • Esther Nørregaard-Nielsen, Sociologist / PhD / Co-founder and Partner ”Rådgivende Sociologer / Director at Oak Foundation DK
  • Helle Porsdam, Professor of Law and Humanities at the Center for Studies in Legal Culture, UNESCO Chair in ‘Cultural rights’ Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
  • Hassan Preisler, Actor / filmmaker / author
  • Herbert Pundik, Former Chief Editor at daily newspaper Politiken, Author
  • Uffe Stormgaard, Chair Emeritus / Former Chief Executive of Ballerup Municipality / Former President of the Danish Refugee Council
  • Lise Svanholm, Author
  • Frederik Thuesen, Sociologist / PhD / Senior Researcher at the Danish National Centre for Social Research (VIVE)
  • Christian Wegener, Chief Advisor at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
  • Julia Winding, Senior Fellow / MA American Studies / Academic staff member at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Ulla Gade Bisgaard, Senior Consultant partnerships for innovative e-learning on human rights at CanopyLAB
  • Peter Brückner, Former Ambassador

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