Birgitte is one of the most experienced CSR leaders in Denmark and owner of www.boardmanagement.dk focusing on board-level work and CSR at top-level management.
She is a state-authorised public accountant and has worked for 20+ years, especially with business-related CSR – aligned to change management, risk management, transparency and the interaction between business and CSR strategies.
She is also chairman of the Danish Institute of Chartered Accountants’ CSR Committee and member of the Danish Council on Corporate Social Responsibility appointed by the Danish Minister of Business and Growth for the purpose of supporting and contributing to Danish companies’ work on CSR.
Jakob Lamm Zeuthen
Jakob Zeuthen is expert in environmental legislation and business counselling within sustainability, environmental management and green communications and marketing. Jakob has worked for more than 15 years with business counselling and with governmental policy affairs in Denmark and EU. Jakob has a PhD in man-made climate change and ecological ecosystems and has worked for other NGOs, such as Greenpeace in his younger days.
Jakob has held several trusted positions, such as chair for environmental committee in the European retail organization EuroCommerce in Brussels, co-chair for “Forum on Sustainable Procurement”, an initiative governed by the Danish Ministry of Environment, board member in several partnerships initiated by the Danish Ministry of Environment and as member of the national council for ecolabels: the Nordic Swan and EU Ecolabel, formerly known as the EU Flower.
Jakob is general director for the Danish association called “Kemi & Life Science”, producing and distributing chemicals to the Danish market, and managing counselor for environmental committees in the Danish Chamber of Commerce and the trade association IT-Branchen.
Brian Sundstrup is frm. Senior Social Responsibility Advisor at Coop Denmark, the largest retail Company in Denmark. Brian is 40 years old, and has 11 years of practical experience working with CSR related issues within Coop. He has spearheaded several programs and activities that promote social, economic and environmental development – globally and nationally. Brian’s work ranges from Fairtrade and organic food production to heading strategic farm-to-fork business partnerships in Coop’s value chains.
Thomas is a former judge and former Chair of the Court of Greenland. He has over 15 years of professional experience with human rights, labor and anti corruption related issues, nationally as well as internationally, from working in more than 40 countries in Latin America, Africa, Europe, Euroasia, Middle East and Asia.
He has been working for 5 years as a private lawyer with Nordic Law Group covering human rights law; labor law; corporate governance, anti-corruption; data protection and public procurement. Since 2013, he is a part-time external senior adviser to Deloitte Denmark Sustainability.
His clients are mostly companies within different sectors but also public institutions and NGOs. This work includes human rights, labor rights and corruption risk mapping (due diligence process).
Jonas Engberg is Sustainability Manager at IKEA. He has been with the company for eleven years and is affiliated with IKEA in Denmark and IKEA’s Global Sustainability organization. He is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for IKEA’s work with social and environmental issues, as well as developing relevant business solutions. He is currently involved in developing the company’s solutions for circular economy and sustainability related campaign development and -planning, and he is responsible for strategic and non-strategic external partnerships.