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Managing Uncertainty during Times of Crisis

22 October 2020
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Join us to explore how people in businesses can best navigate the reality they are faced with today in light of the global pandemic.

22 October 2020
15:00 – 16:00
Online webinar
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Free to attend

Thank you to everyone that joined us for an insightful webinar organised by DKUK’s Young Professional members for the enjoyment of us all. Thank you in particular to the speakers Liselotte Lyngsø, Lars-Christian Braks, and Mads Faurholt for some great insight. Unfortunatley Brian Mikkelsen had to send his apologies with short notice, however, we thank him for offering to come back another good time.

This event was hosted in collaboration with the Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce, the Finnish-British Chamber of Commerce, the British Chamber of Commerce in Denmark, DJOF and the Danish-UK Association.

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The Council of Young Professionals of the Danish-UK Association are honored to host distinguished top leaders from the Danish corporate world where they will share their expert advice. Focusing primarily on Danish and UK corporate relations with learnings from elsewhere, we will explore 4 key topics:

  • What does this mean for the overall economy
  • What can we learn from more recent crisis
  • How does it impact businesses and how can businesses adapt to changing customer demands and markets
  • How can leaders best navigate during these uncertain times

Join us for this unique online masterclass opportunity if you would like to learn from leading corporate experts how to best navigate these testing times whether you are an (aspiring) entrepreneur, corporate executive or an employee at any level who wishes to learn the tools on how to best support your company in today’s world.

Event format: The setup is an online master class of one hour where the attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end. The virtual doors open 14:45 and close at 15:00 for a sharp start.

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  • Sponsors & Partners
  • Gallery

Our panelists include:

Brian Mikkelsen

Managing Director of Dansk Erhverv (Danish Chamber of Commerce) and former Minister of Business for Denmark, and board member of multiple leading Danish corporates such as financial institutions ATP and Pension Denmark.

Lars-Christian Brask

Lars-Christian is a former investment banker, he is now chairman and board member of a diverse group of companies ranging from insurance, education and FMCG over organic farming, utility and software to a museum, infrastructure and construction companies.Lars-Christian is also a seasoned investor, but invests only in listed securities today. Furthermore, Lars-Christian is Vice-Mayor of the Danish city Roskilde, where he also is the Vice-Chairman for the city’s development and technical committee. Lars-Christian will run for the Danish parliament for the conservative-liberal party; Liberal Alliance.

Mads Faurholt

Mads Faurholt is a serial entrepreneur and best selling author. He has started over 20 companies across technology, financial services, marketing, HR and education, with thousands of employees, and investors such as Goldman Sachs, Alibaba, Peter Thiel and the World Bank. Prior to starting his current company, Nova Founders Capital, Mads was Global Partner and Managing Director of the German internet giant, Rocket Internet; Head of Asia at Groupon (the world’s fastest growing company), and Management Consultant at McKinsey & Company.

Liselotte Lyngsø

Liselotte Lyngsø is Managing Partner of the innovation and futurist company Future Navigator. Prior to that, she was Director at Fahrenheit 212, an ideas company owned by Saatchi. For 8 years she worked as Director of Research at the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies. Since 2002, she has been a member of the Foresight editorial board in the EU (predicting Brexit back in 1996!), the Futurist Agency  and the Supertrends Institute and she is a founding member of the Global Future Forum.