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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 of Representatives for their unlimited support:

  • Arnold de Fine Skibsted, Former Ambassador
  • Bent Melchior, Former Chief Rabbi Denmark
  • Birgit Lindsnæs, Consultant COWI AS / Member of the Danish Refugee Appeals Board
  • Christian Wegener, Chief Advisor at Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark
  • Esther Nørregaard-Nielsen, Director at Oak Foundation Denmark / Co-founder and Partner of ”Rådgivende Sociologer” 
  • Eva Truelsen, Director of the Women’s House, Copenhagen from 1980-2002 / Responsible for social projects for OAK Foundation Denmark from 2002-2008
  • Frederik Thuesen, Senior Researcher at the Danish National Centre for Social Research (VIVE)
  • Hassan Preisler, Actor / Filmmaker / Author
  • Helle Porsdam, Professor of Law and Humanities, Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies of Law, University of Copenhagen / UNESCO Chair in ‘Cultural Rights’
  • Henrik Dahl, Lawyer and Partner at Law Firm Bruun & Hjejle
  • Herbert Pundik, Founder of Humanity in Action / Former Chief Editor at daily newspaper Politiken / Author
  • Ida Nicolaisen, Senior Researcher, University of Copenhagen / Vice-chair of the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues / Indigenous Peoples Rights Advisor
  • Isabella Mousavizadeh Smith, Owner of Books & Company
  • Jonas Christoffersen, Director at the Danish Institute for Human Rights
  • Julia Winding, Senior Fellow /Head of Section, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Lene Fiorini, Former Chairman of IWC Denmark
  • Lise Svanholm, Author
  • Mikkel Landsdorf, Senior Fellow / Foreign Policy Analyst /Commentator & Director of Dreamlight House Booking
  • Nina Melchior, Former Judge at CPH High Court
  • Olga Ege, Senior Fellow / Former Senior Advisor, Danish Institute for Human Rights /Former Head of Gender & Protection Team, CARE Intl. Lebanon
  • Peter Brandes, Artist
  • Peter Brückner, Former Ambassador
  • Peter Christgau, Former CEO of Corus Denmark
  • Per Magid, Lawyer at law firm Rovsing & Gammeljord
  • Pui Ling Lau, Chief Operating Officer at Realdania
  • Steen Langebæk, Former lawyer and CEO in Sophus Berendsen A/S
  • Søren Pind, Former Minister of Justice / Former Minister of Science, Technology, Information / Former Minister of Higher Education (Venstre, Denmark’s Liberal Party) / Working Chairman of Langkjaer Cyber Defence
  • Thyge Lehmann, Former Representative to the UN Comission on Human Rights, OHCHR, Former Ambassador
  • Uffe Stormgaard, Chair Emeritus / Former Chief Executive of Ballerup Municipality / Former President of the Danish Refugee Council
  • Ulla Gade Bisgaard, Project Manager, Innovation and Technology, CPH Business.
  • Ulrik Federspiel, Former Director at the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Yildiz Akdogan, Former MP for The Danish Social Democrats

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