Arthur Buchmann

American psychologist and
Leadership Consultant

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Dr Sam De Silva

Penningtons Manches LLP, UK

Dr Sam De Silva is a partner who specialises in IT and telecommunication projects including outsourcing (IT, BPO and off-shoring), system development and supply, system integration, software licensing, support and service agreements. He also has extensive experience in public sector transformation projects, strategic commercial contracts, e-commerce, data protection and PCI DSS issues.

He is on the EU Commission's Expert Group on Cloud Computing and is the Chair of the Law Society's Technology and Law Reference Group. He is on the global board of trustees for the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply and is one of very few solicitors who is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Chartered IT Professional and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Purchasing.

Sam is rated in Band 1 for IT in Chambers Guide to the UK Legal Profession and in Tier 1 for IT & Telecoms in The Legal 500. Recent quotes in these directories include: 'the dynamic Sam De Silva demonstrates very impressive speed, efficiency and knowledge, and is technically brilliant', 'very pragmatic'; 'is an expert on non-contentious IT matters and is particularly noted for his expert knowledge in IT procurement'; 'pays attention to the detail and is robust in his advice and in discussions', and is praised for 'his understanding of the industry and its players'.

Jeffrey Avina

Citizenship and Community Affairs Middle East and Africa

Jeffrey Avina, Director of Middle East and Africa, Microsoft Citizenship and Community Affairs. Jeffrey is responsible for setting Microsoft's corporate social responsibility strategy in 79 countries, linking activities to government and donor expenditures in health, education, governance, and disaster management. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jeffrey was director of operations of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime in Vienna from 2006 to 2008. For two years previously, he was deputy director for Africa and deputy assistant secretary general of the United Nations Development Program. In other assignments with the U.N., he was resident coordinator for four years in Honduras, deputy resident representative for five in Laos and assistant resident representative for five in Bhutan. Jeffrey earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University and holds an MPA from HKS and a JD from Harvard Law School. Jeffrey will conduct the CSR Happy Hour Workshop and Discussion.

Jens Røder

Secretary General Nordic CPA Association

State Authorised Public Accountant, Jens Røder, B.Sc.(Econ) FCA, partner in PricewaterhouseCoopers, Denmark

Education: B.Sc (Economics) London University and chartered accountant (1972) State Authorised Public Accountant (Denmark) 1976.

30 years experience at partner level with multinational audits and cross border IPOs og Mergers & Acquisitions. Apart from Denmark, Jens has worked in London (5 years) and New York (1 year).

Current PwC positions:
  • Regulatory and Professional Affairs Leader for PwC Euro Firm
  • Member: PwC Euro Firm Risk Management and Quality Co-ordination Committee
  • Member: PwC Global Regulatory and Public Policy Board.
  • Member of the major accounting firms Regulatory Working Group
  • Member of the European Contact Group of major accounting firms

Jolanta Gaizutiene


Jolanta Gaizutiene is a Master in Law and Global Compliance Expert with a wide range of practical experience and knowledge in the field of: Anti Money Laundering, Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Whistle-blowing, International Project Management, Training and Networking Projects and Global CSR. Her strength is building, developing and implementing global compliance framework being a team player that partners effectively with business leaders to help the company achieve its goals. Promoting compliance culture through training, proactive advice and being part of global business development teams. Advising management regarding legal and regulatory requirements.

Nordea Bank Denmark 2006-2013 Copenhagen, Markets, Financial & Risk Control, Wholesale Banking
Compliance Officer - Responsible for Compliance issues in 5 countries: Russia, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland Anti -Bribery and Corruption, Anti-Fraud, Gifts, Events, global Monitoring and Global Awareness Training Programs

Can speak in English, Danish, Russian and Lithuanian languages

Member of: Danish United Nations Association, Transparency International and Danish Helsinki Committee For Human Rights

Jesse Thiel

Regional Sales Director
Diligent Boardbooks Limited

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Kersi F Porbunderwalla

Secretary General
Copenhagen Compliance

Kersi Porbunderwalla is a Corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) consultant with extensive experience in analysing, documenting, structuring, processes and procedures, risk assessment and project management. He is also a recognized speaker and GRC expert on operational and IT issues throughout Scandinavia and Europe. His consultancy, courses and development of compliance tools is based on over 30 years of accounting & finance experience as CFO/CEO in Blue Chip corporations.

After his early retirement as Business Controller from ExxonMobil in 2005, Kersi has solved governance, risk, compliance and IT issues with several major multinationals like IBM, Shell and Volvo. During his professional career in GRC related activities, he has also;
  • Custom-made Compliance, Risk and Governance, ISO20000 and ITIL presentations for management of IBM, Danish Financial Analyst Association, Shell, Ängpannaforeningen, Resouces Global Professionals, Lundin Mining, NetCompany, Encore, Software Innovation, US Embassy, Skanska and several others
  • Acted as Principal Keynote speaker on Compliance, Risk and Governance conferences in Warsaw, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Stockholm and Oslo

Kersi is graduate in Accounting and Finance, member of the Danish Financial Analyst Association, Confederation of Danish Industries, Danish Management Council, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Luka Lu

Capital Associates PRC Lawyers

Luka Lu, obtained her law degree from Peking University and worked for an American law firm for more than two years and C&C Law Office - the first Chinese law firm specializing in international legal services. She has cutting edge legal knowledge and experience in banking and finance law, company law, government law, joint venture laws, tax law, labour law, etc. She has helped to establish many foreign invested companies including joint ventures, wholly-foreign-owned companies, as well as holding companies, in the fields of telecommunication, media, mining, medical care, beverage, media, aviation, etc.. She has worked on many power projects; she has represented many banks and financial institutions in their lending in China and launching their new financial products in China; and she has worked on many listing project; she is also on the long-term retainers appointed by many international companies and organizations to handle their daily corporate matters in China. In the recent years, Luka Lu has worked on many merger and acquisition projects for foreign companies, and she was invited to deliver speeches in various conferences including conferences in London. Luka Lu has been chosen to be including conferences in London. Luka Lu has been chosen to be included in the 2002 edition of AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers, which is the only authoritative published book on leading Asian lawyers.

Mariano A. Davies

President, BCCD. Chairman,
Training Commission

I grew up in Kent, went to a British boarding school and obtained a university education (London & Oxford). After teaching and lecturing for two years in the UK, I worked as a consultant and a part-time lecturer in Denmark. When KPMG was formed in 1988, I became a Partner and Director running e-learning for KPMG worldwide for a ten year period. Since 1998, I have been running various companies that have owned all the e-learning intellectual property I helped to develop and which I purchased from KPMG via MS Consulting Group.

Besides owning the MS Consulting Group, I am the CEO of the Nordic Academy of The International Institute of Written Oxford English – a business to business language training e-learning services franchise for the Rosetta Stone Group (global leader in blended e-learning).

I have also held Board positions on a number of professional Boards since 1985 (in Sweden, Norway, Spain, UK and Hong Kong) and was the founding Chairman of the British Chamber of Commerce in Denmark (BCCD) which was registered in 2003. In March 2008, Alf Duch-Pedersen and I were able to merge the BIU (British Import Union) into BCCD after which I was appointed the merged BCCD-BIU's first President.

Martin Hjorlund

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Paula Davis

Paula Davis has over 15 years' experience of developing and managing effective compliance, risk and ethics programmes in complex and geographically diverse blue chip organisations. Paula's extensive personal experience includes assisting multi-nationals with the strategic planning, implementation and evaluation of tailored training and awareness programmes. Paula has worked with the full range of training media and with her team provides consultancy, support and on-going programme management throughout the life-cycle of client engagements. Paula is a regular speaker at conferences in Europe and the USA across a wide range of risk areas.

Prior to joining SAI Global, Paula spent 10 years in Compliance Training Management in the financial services sector with responsibility for the development, implementation and ongoing management of training and competence strategies to meet stringent regulatory requirements. In this capacity, Paula led an industry award winning team with an exemplary track record of regulatory monitoring and enforcement visits.

Michael Hopp

LLM Partner

Michael Hopp, Attorney-at-law, has been with Plesner since 2000 and is a partner in Plesner's TMT group. Michael Hopp is specialised in data protection, marketing law, e-Commerce and consumer protection, and is responsible for Plesner's work in these areas. Together with his team, he advises on contentious as well as non-contentious matters.

Michael has advised clients about data protection issues for the last 10 years across a wide range of sectors. He works with leading providers of consumer goods and consumer appli-ances, as well as pharmaceutical companies. Further, he assists the two main Danish toll chargers (who operate bridges) on data protection and consumer law issues. Given Plesner's position as the leading advisor to the Danish life sciences sector, Michael also has strong ex-perience in data protection matters related to the life sciences industry.

Michael is presently assisting 2 clients with BCR projects, where the Danish DPA is the lead authority. He is also assisting clients with data security programs and privacy impact as-sessments.

Steffen Pihlblad

The Danish Institute of Arbitration

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Stig Nielsen

Managing Director Institutional Division
Resources Compliance

Stig Nielsen heads the Office for operational risk at the Danish FSA. His office is the oversight authority for investment companies and investment banks and supervision of market risk in the major banking institutions and with IT security in the financial sector. Including lead agency oversight of shared data centers.

His Office's responsibilities also cover solvency requirements for market risks and operational risks and approving and monitoring the use of VaR and AMA models for capital adequacy of banks.

In addition, the Office is responsible for authorizing and overseeing clearing firms, including approval of foreign clearing firms.

The Office also participates in international work and performs ministerial service in the above areas. Office participates in various European groups regarding. MiFID, OTC Clearing, legal certainty and Post-trading, IT security and securities.

Stig is heavily involved with regards to The Danish EU presidency during the first half of 2012, Denmark holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Stine Bosse

Cand Jur. Chairman and Board member,
Adjunct Professor Copenhagen Business School

Stine Bosse is wide known for her direct and no-nonsense communication and is enthusiastically engaged in the societal debate for a better and safer world. She is a role model for many aspiring young people as the highest ranking female CEO in Denmark and was appointed the 22nd most influential business woman in the world in 2009 and 2010 by the Financial Times.

Stine Bosse, (1960) received her Master of Law from the University of Copenhagen and has attended several management training programmes including courses at INSEAD, Wharton and Harvard. She has extensive experience within the financial sector – from IPO to M&A with primary focus on turnaround programs and innovations in the customer experience.

She was appointed to Group CEO of Nordic Insurance company TrygVesta A/S in 2001.

Currently Stine Bosse serves as chairman of Flügger Denmark, The Royal Danish Theater, CONCITO, Børnefonden, and Copenhagen Art Festival. She serves as vice chairman of ChildFund Alliance and sits on the board of among others TDC, Allianz and Aker ASA. Additionally, Stine Bosse is the former chairman of the supervisory board of the Danish Insurance Association (Forsikring & Pension), and former board member of Grundfos, Nordea and Amlin plc.

In the Spring 2010, Stine Bosse was appointed Advocate for the Millennium Development Goals by the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, to fight world hunger and poverty.

In March 2013 Stine Bosse was appointed Adjunct Professor at Copenhagen Business School. She is recognized for her exceptional effort to renew the Danish society leadership and for her eagerness as a leader to see consistency and relations across the intellect and intuitions of people. Mrs Bosse is a mother of two daughters

For a complete CV and website please visit: http://www.bosse.biz/om-mi/mit-c/

Anders Søborg

Head of Risk Management, Vice President,
ISS World Services A/S

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Bent Poulsen

Chief Risk & Compliance Officer
VP Securities

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Birgitte Kofod Olsen

Council for Digital Security

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Faruque Sayed

Director Team Consultants, Information Protection & Business Resilience
Prof. University of Aarhus

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Lilliana Grbic

CISA, CRISC, Engagement Architect,

Business Analytics SAP Enterprise architect responsible for the strategic Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC) solutions programs in EMEA Prior responsibilities include supporting GRC field enablement in APJ region, global leadership for SAP GRC business transformation services and 30 years of managerial and specialist functions with a range of enterprises: small as well as global, domestic as well as international, public and commercial, in industries of high tech, telecom, defence, hospitality and oil & gas. Main expertise is design, architecture and definition of change program needed to adopt an operational and organizational business transformation for efficient GRC structure. Formal certifications include SAP Certified Enterprise Architect, CISA & CRISC as a member of ISACA, Information Security Management System (ISMS) Lead Auditor, Certified SAP Strategic Enterprise Management and SAP Project & Program Manager.

Frederik Reumert

Head of Risk
Danske Bank

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Hanna Danwall

Compliance Officer
Maersk Group

Hanna Danwall is the Competition Compliance Officer at Maersk Group. She has a Master in Law from King's College London, University of London and a Master of Laws, specialized in Public International Law, EC Competition law and Enforcement of EC law from Lund (Sweden) University. Hanna has extensive experience Competition law, State aid, Public Procurement and regulatory issues as well as general EU law (such as anti-dumping duties and excise duties).

Henrik Frössling

ex. Volvo, CEO RiskMaturity AB

Henrik Frössling has extensive experience in the areas of Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC). He has had several of managerial positions during decades such as risk manager, project manager for Global SOX projects, internal control manager, management consultant and CFO; in different sized corporations, global/local and different businesses, recently as Global Internal Control Manager for Governance, Volvo Group, AB Volvo. His experiences from different businesses combined with local as well global practical operational/strategic deliveries and pedagogical trainings in many different cultures, such as within e.g. Volvo Group and earlier in Stena Sphere, as a senior advisor he drives the RiskMaturity GRC-agenda forward with visions.

Kim Nøhr Skibsted

Group Vice President,
Grundfos Holding A/S

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Knut Gotfredsen

Transparency International, Denmark

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Max Sørensen

LLM, Data Privacy Officer

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Signe Elbæk

Corporate Compliance Officer
Coloplast A/S

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Tim Clements

Novozymes, Security Project Manager
Corporate Information & Physical Security

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Tobias Brun Hansen

Manager, Group Internal Audit
Novo Nordisk A/S

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Helle Bank Jorgensen


Helle Bank Jorgensen has worked with leading companies and organizations within sustainability and climate change for 25 years. She is a global board facilitator for the UN Global Compact Board Programme and the Head of the UN Global Compact in Canada. Helle gained the majority of her experience during various roles at PricewaterhouseCoopers, including 11 years as a Partner in Denmark and the US. Originally a business lawyer, Helle graduated with a Master of Science degree in business administration and auditing in 1994, when she also became an Environmental Management Systems consultant. She qualified as a state Authorized Public Accountant (CPA) in Denmark in 1997. She was the creator of the world’s first green account, assisted in creation of the world’s first integrated report and is working on Natural Capital Accounting. Further, she is the principle organizer for NVIR, the CEO/Investor-network for Business Ethics and Non-Financial Reporting, and has led many international assignments within strategy, supply chain responsibility, reporting, stakeholder engagement and assurance. Helle has extensive experience providing strategic and operational guidance to all functions within an organization. Helle has also completed the Global Reporting Initiative Certified Training Course based on G4 Reporting Guidelines.