Our board

Meet the board members
Chair of the board

Iben Højer Hansen

Contact: iben@designereudengraenser.dk

Iben is a Senior Innovation Partner at Maersk Drilling and has been with DUG for about 3 years. She is a change manager with a commercial mindset. She has extensive experience in developing and implementing major organisational change projects and managing digital transformations of companies. She has expertise especially in design thinking, strategy development and innovation and an educational background in marketing and international trade. This has given her an in-depth experience in developing and implementing future-oriented strategies, sustainable partnerships and organisational design and establishment of entrepreneurship and change-mindedness.

Board member

Emma Hjortdal

Contact: emma@designereudengraenser.dk.

Emma is a sustainable fashion designer and is a co-founder of Sustainable Wair.

Her interest are within sustainable design, material development, the creative design process and changing the social behaviours in the fashion industry.

Emma has spent 8 years in East Africa and has a great passion for organisational work and Africa.

Second chair of the board

Sara Sofie Theibel

Contact: sara@designereudengraenser.dk

Sara works as a Doc control coordinator at Agilent Technologies in Denmark. She has a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Aarhus.
Sara has been with the organisation since the very beginning and has helped us steer through all the ups and downs.

Board member

Pia Claudi Larsen

Contact: pia@designereudengraenser.dk

Pia is the designer who inspired the founding of the organisation. Pia has a degree from the Design School in Kolding. She is also an entrepreneur and co-founder of Eva & Claudi, a Danish design company with a production of knitwear and ready-to-wear clothing. Her collections have been sold in Northern Europe, USA and Japan. She has also developed and implemented the CSR profile of Eva & Claudi as well as collaborated with the Global Compact initiative.

Treasurer

Mohammed Abou El Kheir

Contact: mohammed@designereudengraenser.dk

Mohammed is busy with his Master's in International Business and Politics at CBS. In addition to being on our board, he volunteers as a Cultural Ambassador at the Border Association.
He is a politically committed person who is passionate about politics and society. He believes that the most significant work is the work that helps to make tomorrow better than today. One tomorrow where we all stand together.

Board member

Julie Claudi Pedersen

Contact: julie@designereudengraenser.dk

Julie is the founder and owner at Muld Kbh, a sustainable wine, plant and flower shop in Copenhagen.
She has a degree as Cand IT but decided to go in a different direction after finishing her studies. As the founder of Muld Kbh she has a lot of experience with entrepreneurship and how to develop a business which is based on sustainable and environmentally friendly principles.

We are a volunteer run not-for-profit organisation and we depend on contributions from private people.