• Kosova July 2007
  • Montenegro (Lux-Development)2005 - 2006
  • Lithuania (GTZ, DTI, UNIDO) 2001 - 2005
  • Ukraine (EU-Tacis) 1995 - 2000
  • Latvia (World Bank) 1995, 2000 - 2005
  • Russia (EU-Tacis) 1993 - 1994
  • Former Soviet Union, former Yugoslavia (A/S Cheminova) 1983 - 1986


    Date: July 2007 Location: Kosova Institution: University of Prishtina, Faculty of Economics, Dept of Marketing and Entrepreneurship Position: Visiting teacher Description: In charge of training course "International Business" at Prishtina Summer University (3 weeks)
    Date: 2007 - Location: Denmark Institution: University of Aarhus, Institute of Business and Technology Position: External Lecturer Description: In charge of course development and lecturing in "International Business"
    Date: April 2006 Location: Montenegro Organisation: Academic Training Association Position: Trainer Business Skills Training Description: In charge of training course "Introduction to Marketing" (one week)
    Date: 2005 - 2006 Location: Montenegro Company: Zora Dairy Plant Beneficiary: Government of Montenegro, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management Donor: Luxembourg, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Position: International Project Co-ordinator Description: One year mission to Dairy Project "Milk Enterprise Development in Northeast Montenegro", responsible for the overall implementation and delivery of the project. Member of the Board of Zora Dairy Plant, responsible for the monthly management reporting on the accounts, and the financial situation of the company.
    Date: 2004 - 2005 Location: Lithuania Company: Intellectual Property Development Fund Beneficiary: Innovation and Engineering Excellence Centre Donor: Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Position: International expert Description: Several part time missions (7 months) to DTI project "Proposal for a Feasibility Study on Developing a Framework for the Exploitation of Innovative Opportunities and Engineering Capacities from Qualified Specialists from the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant", in charge of methodology and data collection.
    Date: 2003 - 2005 Location: Latvia Institution: Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Position: External Supervisor Description: EMBA Diploma and Bachelor Thesis examinations in marketing management
    Date: 2001 - 2004 Location: Lithuania Beneficiary: Visaginas Municipality Donor: Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) Position: Project Development Adviser Description: Long term mission (3 years) to Visaginas Municipality, assisting with the selection, co-ordination, implementation, and evaluation of technical assistance programmes and projects concerning the socio-economic consequences of Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant decommissioning. Substantial input was delivered for preparation of the medium term development strategy for Visaginas Municipality, in order to prepare for working with Structural Funds upon Lithuanian EU membership.
    Date: 2000 - 2001 Location: Latvia Beneficiary: Latgale Region Development Agency Donor: Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs Position: EU Pre accession Adviser Description: Long term mission (8 months) to a bilateral pre-accession project "Capacity Development for Management of Pre-structural Funds from European Union for the Latgale Region Development Agency", to assist the management with the elaboration of the tasks and functions of the agency.
    Date: 1999 - 2000 Location: Ukraine Beneficiary: Donetsk Oblast State Administration Consultant: Arcadis-BMB Management Consultants Donor: EC Tacis Position: Business Development Consultant Description: Several short term missions (3½ months) to EC Tacis Project "Support to Address the Social Consequences of Coal Restructuring through Local Economic Development in Donetsk Region", in charge of Inward Investment and Regional Partnership Committee project components.
    Date: July 1999 Location: Ukraine Beneficiary: Lviv Oblast State Administration Consultant: Barents Group, Europe Donor: EC Tacis Position: Associate Marketing Consultant for training Description: Short-term mission (two weeks) to EC Tacis Post-Privatisation Project in Lviv, training course marketing management.
    Date: 1998 - 2001 Location: Denmark / Ukraine Beneficiary: Lugansk Oblast State Administration Organisation: Regional Development Company Ringkjøbing Amt (EURA A/S) Donor: EC Tacis City Twinning Programme Position: Management Consultant Description: Market analyses of the textile, furniture and machinery industries in Central and Eastern Europe, Ukraine. Preparation of project proposals. Identification of possible adoption partners in Ukraine, Poland and in the Baltic States, planning and starting up co-operation partnerships with Lugansk Region.
    Date: 1997 - 1998 Location: Denmark Institution: Holstebro Technical College Position: Educational Adviser Description: In charge of the planning and implementation of a retraining course on systems export management, international marketing and import-export business. Course development. Additional responsibilities were the preparation of project proposals and letters of interest to EC Tacis.
    Date: 1995 - 1997 Location: Ukraine Beneficiary: Lugansk Oblast State Administration Consultant: Arcadis-Euroconsult Donor: EC Tacis Position: Privatisation Specialist Description: Pilot Project Agricultural Sector Restructuring - Lugansk Region: Privatisation consultant (two years) on behalf of EC Tacis. Main tasks were starting up a privatisation advice centre at Lugansk Agricultural University, addressing the emerging private farmers and their organisations, and furthermore the preparation and subsequent implementation of various pilot projects, at farm level and food processing industry, including the development of management training courses.
    Date: 1988 - 1995 Location: Denmark / Latvia Institutions: University of Aarhus, Department of Management / Stockholm School of Economics in Riga Position: External Lecturer / Research Assistant Description: In charge of course development and lecturing in Industrial Marketing / Research assignments concerning Transition Economics and Enterprise Privatisation. Several publications.
    Date: 1993 - 1994 Location: Russia Beneficiary: Yaroslavl Oblast State Administration Organisation: ECORD-group (European Co-operatives for Agricultural and Rural Development) Donor: EC Tacis Position: Economist Description: EC Tacis Project "A Study of the Milk, Meat and Fresh Produce Sectors and Privatization of the Sovkhozes in Yaroslavl". Main tasks within privatisation, cost accounting, and marketing. These activities covered the managerial consequences of privatisation within agriculture and food processing industry, a.o. the financial appraisal of several major farms, and the economic aspects of their distribution chains, especially the pricing, costs and margins. (15 months)
    Date: 1989 - 1992 Location: Denmark Institution: Aarhus School of Business, Institute of Foreign Trade Position: External Lecturer Description: Supervisor for the students writing their diploma works
    Date: 1991 - 1993 Location: Denmark/Germany Company: Raackmanns Fabriker A/S Position: Area Manager Description: Danish producer of flexible food packaging materials (450 employees, subsidiary of Danisco A/S) exporting to the main European markets. Market development on speciality product applications in Germany, building up long-lasting customer/supplier-relationships with major multinational key accounts. The activities included market research and analyses, strategy formulation, budgeting and marketing plans with follow-up activities.
    Date: 1990 - 1993 Location: Denmark Institution: Aarhus School of Business, Dept. of Marketing Position: Member of consulting group for the Food Technology Research Programme (MAPP) Description: Scientific project evaluation and advice on implementation in a current Danish research programme on market based process and product innovation in the food sector.
    Date: 1986 - 1991 Location: Denmark/Europe/Japan Company: Biogena A/S and Danmark Protein A/S (joint ventures between Danish Arla Foods and Solvay Deutschland GmbH) Position: International Marketing Manager / Business Development Manager Description: Responsible for the sales in Europe of milk sugar (lactose) and related products. Co-ordinating tasks vis-à-vis the German sister company within the same group. New product strategies for the Japanese market. Surveillance of competition, trademarks, patents, etc. In addition guidance and planning of market research projects, analysis of marketing reports with responsibilities of designing marketing plans and strategies.
    Date: 1978 - 1986 Location: Denmark/Europe/former Soviet Union Company: Cheminova A/S (major Danish Chemical Company) Position: Marketing Manager, Europe Description: Responsible for both Eastern and Western Europe. Sales of plant protection agents. Responsibilities included co-ordination and forecasting of sales, budgeting, budget control and analysis. Market and competition analysis. Frequent visits to Eastern Europe, including former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, negotiations with major customers.
    Date: 1977 - 1978 Location: Denmark Company: Dansk Jerncentral A/S Position: Accountant Description: Daily management of the bookkeeping department, with reference to the managing director of the company.



    • Conference "Evaluation in the Knowledge Society" (Participant),University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 2007
    • International Program for Development Evaluation Training (Participant), The World Bank and Carleton University, Ottawa, 2006
    • Successful Project Management - Art, Science, And Culture (Speaker), Helsinki, Nordnet 2004
    • Human Development in EU Accession Countries (Discussant), Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, 2003
    • Private Participation in Infrastructure (Participant), TU Berlin, 2002
    • Microlevel Studies of the Transition in the Baltic States (Speaker), Stockholm School of Economics in Riga, 1995
    • Marketing Strategies for the New Europe (Assistant to the visiting professor), University of Aarhus, 1991