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Annual General Meeting 2023

16 May 2023
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Present special guest Rie Lorentzen will after the AGM be giving us an insight to Danish food and cultural differences to the UK. Her day job as Head of Foods at Ole & Steen Lagkagehuset, she has this close to her heart every day.

16 May 2023
17:00 – 18:00
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Free to attend – Members only!

Members of the Danish-UK Association are hereby notified and invited to attend and vote at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The Danish-UK Association on the 16th of May 2023. To read the full notice please visit this link.

We invite all members and memberships of the Danish-UK Association to participate and engage in this year’s Virtual Annual General Meeting (AGM).

The Annual General Meeting will be held as a virtual meeting using Microsoft TEAMs Meeting technology. This poses an opportunity for all members – no matter of your geographical location – to attend from a location of your choosing using an internet access via a computer or mobile device, or dial in via a phone to attend this meeting.

Special Guest

To make it a bit more enticing we are pleased to welcome and present Rie Lorentzen as our guest speaker. She with a long background from the food industry, will after the formal part of the AGM, give us an insight to Danish food and cultural differences to the UK when it comes to food. Her day job as Head of Foods at Ole & Steen Lagkagehuset, she has this close to her heart every day.

Who is a member?

All members whether employee of a corporate member, part of a family membership or one of the individual memberships including Young Professional members are encouraged and welcome to attend this Virtual Annual General Meeting and engage with the purpose of the Association. It is the time of year where you have a chance to engage with management and the Board of Directors, to question, query and contribute to the wellbeing of your – the membership’s – Association.

We are Stronger Together!

The full notice of the AGM is detailed via this link.

Email announcements

Special email announcements will be emailed out to the main contact person of each membership who has the voting right on behalf of your membership, whether it is a Company MembershipFamily Membership or one of the Individual Memberships. If you believe you are that person but have not received any direct email (check junk folder too please), please notify the office at +44 207 259 6795 or by email to Gunnar P Larsen, Managing Director.

  • Programme
  • Is your membership up to date?
  • About our guest speaker

Programme: Tuesday 16 May 2023

16.55   Login. Please MUTE microphones but do keep cameras ON.

17.00   Annual General Meeting commences

17.30   (approx) End of formal AGM proceedings

Update from Rie Lorentzen, Head of food development UK, Ole & Steen

18.00   End Programme.

The actual timings during the programme are subject to slight variations depending on level of engagement by the membership in the actual AGM proceedings.


  • The actual timings during the programme are subject to change depending on the length of the meeting as it may vary depending on level of engagement by the membership.
  • We will be using Microsoft TEAMs to conduct this meeting. Once you have registered, you will get confirmation email from eventbrite with details on how to access. You will also in due course receive an email from Deanne Lintorn, DKUK Events Manager with details on how you can access this meeting on the day via your Personal Computer, Laptop or mobile device that has web access, or if not possible via a dial in phone number.

You are eligible to attend provided your membership:

  1. is up to date, and
  2. paid for current year.

For enquiries on whether your membership is current and paid up please email Angie at Membership Ledger.  

Not a member yet, but really keen to take part? Well don’t delay and do – Join as a member today!

Rie Lorentzen

Rie joined Ole & Steen in October 2021 as Head of Food. Heading up food development for the UK, US and Danish markets working closely with the innovations team in Denmark. She has previously worked with Wagamama as openings chef opening more than 15 restaurants and worked with Whitbread as Development Chef across all brands. 

Rie has also worked as Executive chef with Bill’s being part of the team rolling out the new version as well as the dark kitchen startup Kbox doing brand and concept development for the host kitchens.

Rie Lorentzen is proud to be featured as a ‘Woman to Watch’ in the @WiHTL – Diversity in Hospitality, Travel and Leisure’ and @TheMBSGroup ‘Women to Watch & Role Models for Inclusion in Hospitality, Travel & Leisure Index 2022