Our People

UNLEASH is driven by a diverse group of talented people and partners who are passionate about innovation and sustainability. Our dedicated team members bring energy, fresh ideas, and creativity to their work. The daily operation of the UNLEASH programs is managed by a Secretariat that is overseen by the Board of Directors, with support from a Global Advisory Board, Innovation Advisory Board, and Innovation Lab-specific Advisory Boards.

Secretariat

AMELIA MARADAS

ANA JIMENEZ

ANETTE MOLBECH

ATIBA JACKSON

CHIRAG GUPTA

FABIAN VAN OEVELEN

GREGORY PEPPER

HANNA CLEAVER

HANNA CLEAVER

ISHA GODARA

KRISTIAN KAMPMANN

LAUREN BEHR

NINA SORAA

RASHMI JAGDISH

REECE KOCH

ROMAIN HANSSEN

THOMAS PREHN

VALERIA MORRA

Board of Directors

FLEMMING BESENBACHER

Chairman, UNLEASH, Carlsberg Group, and Carlsberg Foundation

(ex-officio)

DITTE LYSGAARD VIND

Founder of the Circular Way

JENS WANDEL

Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on Reforms, and Chairperson of Sustainable Now

HENRIK SKOVBY

Executive Chairman, Dalberg Group

(ex-officio)

LYKKE FRIIS

Director of Think Tank Europa

Global Advisory Board

JAMEY BUTCHER

President & CEO, Chemonics International

Chair of the UNLEASH Advisory Board

 

ANDERS HOLM

Executive Director, Hempel Foundation

CAROLINE BRYANT

Program Manager, Porticus

TRISHA SHETTY

Founder and CEO, SheSays

MARY MUNYOKI

UNLEASH Talent Representative

MIKKEL SKOVBORG

Senior Vice President for Innovation, Novo Nordisk Foundation

NENA STOILKOVIC

Under-Secretary General, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies

KARAN SINGH THAKRAL

Executive Director, Thakral Group

NANDAN NILEKANI

Co-Founder & Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Infosys

Innovation Advisory Board

APHRODICE MUTANGANA

Digital Africa

BENJAMIN KUMPF

OECD

DANIELA PERALVO LUPERA

Impaqto

LAUREN BEHR

Chemonics International

SANGEET PAUL CHOUDARY

Platformation Labs

RAVI CHHATPAR

Dalberg Design

SANJAY PUROHIT

‎EkStep Foundation

TOR MESOY

Agnus Consulting

ANGUS RIDGWAY

Potentialife

ANNALIE KILLIAN

Sparks and Honey

NICHOLAS COUTTS

Royal College of Art

LAÍS DE OLIVEIRA

On Deck

Greenland Advisory Board

MALIK HEGELUND OLSEN

Head of Sales, Royal Greenland

Chair of the UNLEASH Greenland Advisory Board

CHARLOTTE LUDVIGSEN

Mayor, Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq

MINIK ROSING

Professor, University of Copenhagen

KLAUS NYGAARD

Director, Greenland Institute of National Resources

MALIINA ABELSEN

Program Manager, UNICEF Greenland