The Faculty

Copenhagen Business College is located in two buildings right in the heart of Copenhagen, a few steps from the main station Nørreport, the main shopping streets and the famous harbour "Nyhavn". Read more about the facilities below.

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Faculty members

In addition to being leaders in their academic fields, many of our faculty members also have hands‐on business experience as analysts, managers, consultants, entrepreneurs, investors, advisors, board members, authors and executives. Name, areas of specialization, and educational background (in alphabetical order by first name): 

Management

Executive Vice President, Faculty of Higher Education
Charlotte Forsberg Executive Vice President, Faculty of Higher Education

Telefon: +45 23214554 E-mail: cfo@brock.dk
Dean of Academic Affairs, Business Studies
Dong Hoang Dean of Academic Affairs, Business Studies

Telefon: +45 22 19 26 21 E-mail: dth@brock.dk
Dean of Academic Affairs, Business Management
Kathrine Lassen Dean of Academic Affairs, Business Management

Telefon: +45 33419395 E-mail: kat@brock.dk
Dean of Academic Affairs, Computer Science
Steffen Herskind Dean of Academic Affairs, Computer Science

Telefon: +45 2565 9418 E-mail: ste@brock.dk

Teaching staff

Ajmal Hussain

Areas of specialization:

Mr. Hussain brings diverse and dual experience from Academia and the Corporate sector. He held positions in the industry as an Auditor, Manager of Finance, and Financial Controller. Apart from holding other positions in Academia, Mr. Hussain has recently worked as a faculty member with On-campus Aston University Birmingham and Global Banking School-Canterbury Christ Church University UK. His research interest includes Corporate Governance and innovation, and sustainability. FinTech, and the role of business intelligence in finance.

  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance
  • Mico and Macro Economics
  • Management & Financial Accounting
  • Data Analytics

Background:

  • M.Sc. Economics, Copenhagen University.
  • M.Sc. Corporate Finance, Lund University, Sweden.
  • MBA (Accounting), Preston University, Pakistan.
Bhavna Dadhich

Areas of specialization:

  • Accounting
  • Financial management
  • Cost Accouting

Background:

  • PhD in Accounting and Business Statistics, University of Rajasthan, India.
  • MS in Financial Management & Accounting (Management Control), Uppsala University, Sweden.
  • MBA Finance, IGNOU, India.
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)-Intermediate level.
  • Master of Commerce, MDS University, India.
Assad Ullah

Areas of specialization:

  • Senior Accountant - Proficient: 5 years 
  • Financial Analyst: Experienced: 3 Years 

Background:

  • Master of Science in International Accounting, University of Essex, UK
  • Experience as a Financial Analyst & Senior Accountant
Bomsil Joo

Areas of specialization:

  • International marketing & strategy planning
  • Project management & implementation
  • Intercultural competence
  • Global/internal communication
  • Pedagogical methods

Background:

  • Over 12 years of experience in business and commercial areas
  • Marketing specialist and product/process owner in public and private firms
  • Highly exposed to multi-cultural environments and consultancy in local climates
  • Master of Business Administration, international marketing/trade, Hong Ik University, Korea
  • Bachelor in English Literature and Teaching in University of Absalon, Denmark
Bruno Abrantes

Areas of specialization:

Externally activities as peer-reviewer, and member of the editorial board of an academic journal on business and economics research.

  • Strategy and entrepreneurship

Background:

  • A PhD in Management with a specialization in Strategy and Entrepreneurship (ISCTE University Institute of Lisbon - Portugal)
  • MSc in Economics and Business and Administration

 

Casper Engmark

Areas of specialization:

Casper is an experienced teacher, consultant, and manager, with over 20 years of commercial experience within strategy and implementation, in both sales and marketing functions. Casper has a distinctly transformative style and has over 15 years of executive management experience. This includes management at a distance, across Nordic cultures, direct, project, and matrix management, as well as management of managers. 

  • btb and btc areas
  • how to positively affect customer experiences, branding, and communication disciplines across industries (from IT, online trading platforms, and FMCG to entertainment and advertising agencies).

Background: 

  • MBA from MDX University London
Head of Sustainability & Circularity
Charlie Davey Mpengula Head of Sustainability & Circularity

Areas of specialization:

  • Responsible Management
  • Marketing and Services Management
  • Organizational and Strategic Management
  • Entrepreneurship 
  • Management consulting, structured finance, circular economy strategies, sustainability, ethics and social responsibility

Background:

  • Master of Business Administration, SIMI/ CBS Executive, Copenhagen
  • Certified Cradle-to-Cradle/ Circular Economy Educator, Erasmus University, Rotterdam
  • Formerly Program Manager Asia, for Niels Brock.  
  • Advisory board positions including the Danish Business and Growth Authority for the Green Transition Fund
Charlotte Riazi

Areas of specialization:

  • Academic writing
  • Business communication
  • English composition
  • Oral communication 

Background:

Before becoming a lecturer at CBC, I served as an external lecturer at the Copenhagen Business School for nearly a decade. Specialized in English for business, I have also worked as a language specialist for one of the largest companies in Denmark. 

Christian Kruse

Christian has 5 years’ experience teaching in addition to 15 years' experience in consulting and entrepreneurship. Christian delivered projects on 5 continents, based respectively out of Copenhagen, London, Singapore, and Berlin. Christian enjoys amateur loudspeaker carpentry, board-gaming, and mountaineering.

 Areas of specialization:

  • Innovation
  • Business Unit Strategy
  • Decision Making

Background:

  • MBA (Innovation), INSEAD
  • GDBA (Management Accounting), Copenhagen Business School
  • MSc (Computer Science), Roskilde University
  • BSc (Humanities and Computer Science), Roskilde University
  • Diploma (Competition-based Learning), University of Southern Denmark
  • Certificate (Venture Capital), Kauffman Academy
  • Certificate (Disruptive Strategy), Harvard Business School
  • Certificate (Design Thinking), Parsons School of Design
David Abiani

Areas of specialization:

  • Product marketing
  • Strategy
  • Agile coaching and coaching culture
  • Management - change management

Background:

  • David has a M.Sc. i Human Resource Leadership from Sheffield Hallam University and a Postgraduate Certificate in Coaching from De Montfort University. He has 10 years of experience working with Product marketing and change management and has been in charge of developing, implementing and educating various IT services.
  • Chairman of Association for Coaching (Nordics).
Dimitar Yordanov

Area of specialization:

  • Behavioural Economics
  • Health Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Research Methods

 Background:

  • PhD Student in Economics, Danish Centre for Health Economics, University of Southern Denmark
  • MSc in Economics, University of Southern Denmark
  • BSc in Financial Management and Marketing, VUZF University, Sofia, Bulgaria
Dimitra Makri Andersen

Areas of specialization:

  • Strategy & Leadership
  • Multi-stakeholder Collaboration for Sustainability
  • Organization & Time
  • Organizational & Economic Sociology
  • Research Methods

Background:

  • PhD in Organization & Management Studies, Copenhagen Business School
  • MSc in Economics and Business Administration - Strategy, Organization & Leadership (Cand.merc.SOL), Copenhagen Business School
  • BSc in Business Administration and Sociology, Copenhagen Business School
  • +8 years of work experience from leading positions in political organizations
  • Certified PRINCE2® Foundation & Practitioner in Project Management
Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Business Administration
Dimitrios Papadimitriou Programme Leader, BA (Hons) Business Administration

Areas of specialization:

  • Management accounting - International accounting
  • Financial Markets - International Finance
  • Strategic Management

Background:

  • Bachelor in Business Administration (Finance & Accounting concentration) - Athens University of Economics and Business
  • Master in Finance and Strategic Management (Cand. Merc. FSM) - Copenhagen Business School
  • Investment Banking Analyst, Praetorian Capital
  • Internal Auditing Associate, Lloyds Banking Group
  • Internal Auditing Associate, Deloitte UK
E-mail: dpa@brock.dk
Dorthe Heide

Areas of specialization: 

  • Economics and Finance
  • Business Strategy and Management
  • Organisation and leadership
  • Cultural understanding

Background:

  • Master in Public Administration, Copenhagen Business School, Minor in Business Economics, University of Aarhus. Master in French, University of Aarhus, 1990. Master subjects from the IT University in Copenhagen
  • 22 years of management experience in the sector of Education: Upper secondary and Undergraduate, latest as Principal for 10 years
  • Management and development of digital solutions
Emily Maeckelbergh

Areas of specialization:

  • English as a Foreign Language
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Integrity (including plagiarism)

Background:

  • MSc Educational Studies. KU Leuven (Belgium)
  • MSc Special Education. Saint Cloud State University (U.S.A)
Elham Rahbar

Areas of specialization:

Previously Elham worked at the Business School at Universiti Sains Malaysia where she worked with industry for the purposes of research. She writes on a range of issues including green marketing, consumer purchase behavior, brand extension, recycling behavior and sport marketing. Her research has focused on the green consumer behavior and environmental-friendly promotional strategies and has been published in international journals such as the Journal of Management of Environmental Quality, International Journal of Global Environmental, Journal of International Business Management, Business Strategy Series, Journal of Sustainable Development and The Journal of Global Business and Management Research.

  • Business to business marketing, developing the sales base, consumer buying behaviour, introduction to marketing, and marketing instruments.

Background:

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Universiti Sains Malaysia
  • MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, Universiti Sains Malaysia

 

 

 

Nihan Mortensen

Areas of Specialization

  • Leverage Buyouts and value creation in restructuring of firms
  • Governance issues in family firms and other closely held corporations
  • The roles of Private Equity Funds in the buyouts
  • Microeconomics and Applied Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics

Background:

  • BSc. in Economics from Middle East Technical University, 2005
  • MSc. in Economics from Copenhagen University, 2007
  • Diploma Education in Management Accounting and Financial Management from Copenhagen Business School, 2012
  • Maersk International Finance Programme – 2 years of internal finance programme for selected talents in the area of Finance, 2011
  • Experience as financial controller and business auditor from A.P.Møller Maersk Headquarters in Copenhagen

 

Flemming Friis Clausen

Background:

  • Master of Business Administration, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Association for Investment Management and Research
Helle Margrethe Bøje Thomsen

Areas of specialization:

  • International marketing & sales
  • Marketing communication
  • Digital marketing
  • Service design
  • Innovation

 Background:

I have worked within the private sector mainly at International businesses for many years before I started working as an associate professor app. 10 years ago. My main academic knowledge is within International marketing & sales, Marketing communication and Digital Marketing. Science projects, that I have done within Service Design and Innovation/focusing on the creativity processes. I am used to teach International students from all over the world within further educations.

 

Imran Khan

Areas of specialization:

  • Finance
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Project Management
  • Information Technology
  • Effect of Financial Crisis on the Relationship between Exchange Rates and Stock Prices in UK and US

Background:

  • MSc. (Taught) Investments with Distinction, University of Birmingham, UK
  • Other than representing University of Birmingham internationally, Imran also holds an extraordinary work experience in Finance, Banking, Education, Administration and Project Management from some of the leading employers including Barclays Bank, Securities & Exchange Commission, Shipping.dk and Scandic

 

 

 

Janus Kloppenborg

Areas of specialization:

  • Global economics
  • Knowledge and education economics (human capital)
  • Cultural analysis
  • Negotiation

Background:

  • 16 years experience in the sector of Education as Lecturer and Counsellor at the Academy profession programs, qualifying higher education programs and as a consultant in East-Africa within the Agricultural and Fishing industry.

 

Jesper B. Jørgensen

Areas of specialization:

  • Sociology
  • Political Economy
  • Consumer and Organizational Behavior
  • Research Methods
  • Social scientific foundations of business studies
  • Cross-cultural pedagogy and instruction
  • Field of research: The effects of changing strategic interests of employer organizations on the structure of labor markets

Background:

  • MSc in Sociology. University of Copenhagen
  • 15 years experience of Business Administration Consultancy with SMEs, NGOs, and Start-ups
Jesper Lind Madsen

Areas of specialization:

  • Leadership
  • Critical management
  • Group dynamics
  • Coaching
  • Strategy
  • CSR

Background:

  • PhD Student at De Montfort University
  • Master in Learning Processes Aalborg University
  • Master in International Business Studies Copenhagen Business School
E-mail: jlm@brock.dk
Josphat Omanga

Areas of specialization:

  • International accounting
  • Forensic accounting
  • Accounting and finance project
  • Strategic and Financial decision making

Background:

  • Master in Economics and Business Administration- Roskilde University
  • BA (HONS)- Business Administration- (Finance option)- DMU
  • AP degree in Financial Management- Copenhagen Business College.
  • Certified Public Accountant- (Part 1)- KASNEB.
  • Publication: Innovation and Financial Inclusion in Kenya- A case study of M-PESA mobile money services in Kenya
Karen Fujii

Areas of specialization

  • Digital Media Marketing & Analytics 
  • Multimedia 
  • Website Design & Development 
  • Focus Groups & Market Research 

Background 

  • Ph.D. Educational Technology, University of Hawaii  
  • MEd Educational Technology, University of Hawaii  
  • Grad Certificate Online Learning & Teaching, University of Hawaii  
  • B.A. Communications & Media, University of North Florida 
Kenneth Michael Rushe

Areas of specialization:

  • Global economic development and particularly how a knowledge of economic history can help us to understand it.
  • World Economic History
  • Business Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Economics
  • Micro and Macro Economics

Background:

  • PhD Degree in Economics,London Guildhall University, UK
  • MA Degree in Political Economy; Middlesex University, UK
  • Teacher 34 years experience. Headteacher 6 yrs: Pedagogical, leadership/management, administrative
Kwabena Titi Ofei

Areas of Specialization:

  • Academic Development and Professional Practice
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics
  • Sustainable Consumption and Food Waste Strategies
  • Foodservice and Hospitality Management

Background:

  • PhD in Planning and Development - Aalborg University
  • Master of Medical Science in Public Health - Umea University
  • Master of Science in Dietetics - University of Ghana
  • Guest Student - Copenhagen University
De Montfort University, Business Administration
Lilia Ochisor De Montfort University, Business Administration

Areas of specialization: 

  • Marketing
  • Brand Management
  • Customer management

Background:

  • Msc. International Business Management, DMU
  • Niels Brock CBC: Lecturer in Marketing, Brand management, Customer management, Marketing dissertation, Academic skills (from 2013-current)
  • Module leader for various marketing modules (from 2013-current)
  • Admission & enrolment officer, APO officer and Academic counsellor (2013- 2015)
Economics and strategy modules
Mimi Roldsgaard Economics and strategy modules

Areas of Specialization:

  • Management
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Business Strategy
  • International Business Relations

Background:

  • Executive PhD, Université Paris Dauphine - PSL
  • Master of Business Administration, Averett University
  • BSc Management & International Business, Ithaca College
Malene Jelbo

Areas of specialization:

  • Marketing/International marketing
  • Strategic analysis
  • Strategy
  • Service Management

Background:

  • M.Sc. in International Marketing & Management (IMM), Copenhagen Business School
  • Malene has more than 10 years of experience in teaching all areas of marketing
  • She also holds general work experience from mainly International Marketing & Sales and from Procurement
Mattias Wärn

Areas of specialization: 

  • Accounting and Financial management 
  • Hospitality- and Service management 
  • Strategic management 

Background: 

  • More than 15 years experience lecturing in higher education (AP programs) 
  • Experience as a consultant for financial software and services for mutual funds, asset managers, and pension funds. 
  • MBA with a focus on Strategic Management, Griffith University, Australia 
  • Bachelor of Business with a focus on Finance and Marketing, Griffith University, Australia 
Morten Grønvald Laustsen

Areas of specialization:

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Digital Marketing
  • Brand Management

 

Background:

  • Cand. Ling. Merc in International Marketing, Communication & Public Relations, Aarhus School of Business, Denmark.
  • +15 years of experience from marketing and commercial excellence leadership roles in global B2B companies.

 

 

Nabina Thapa

Areas of specialization:

  • International Business 
  • Strategic Management
  • Business and Development

Background:

  • MSc. in Economic and Business Administration ( concentration in International Business Economics) - Aalborg University
  • BSc. in Business Administration (concentration in Finance) - Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College
  • Bachelor in Business Studies (concentration in Finance) - Tribhuvan University
Rachel Wullems

Areas of specialization:

  • English as a foreign language
  • Academic English
  • Translation and Interpretation 
  • Intercultural Studies and Communication

Background:

  • MA in Intercultural Studies. Aarhus University.
  • BA in English Studies. Universidad de Alcalá, Spain
  • BA in Translation and Interpretation. Universidad de Alcalá, Spain
Raquel Lopez Fernandez

Areas of specialisation:

  • English as a foreign language
  • Cross Culture and intercultural communication
  • Speech and conversation
  • Language in oral contexts

Areas of interest:

E-learning & Educational Counselling

Background:

  • MA in English Studies. Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • BA in Spanish Language and Literature, University of Copenhagen
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
E-mail: ssu@brock.dk
Rene Bøtker Pedersen

Areas of specialization: 

René Holmbjerg Bøtker teaches various courses within social science, operations and strategic management.

As a researcher, he works with social scientific aspects of the knowledge management, innovation and technology

Background:

  • Master of Science in Business Administration and Philosophy, MSC, Copenhagen Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark.

 

 

Robert Azuayi

Areas of specialization: 

  • Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Contemporary Management
  •  Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Finance and Governance
  •  Business Research & Analytics 
  •  Contemporary Business Issues 
  •  Performance Management
  • Global Strategic Management

Background:

  • SMC Business School, Malta:Doctor of Business Administration (DBA),specialization in International Business Management
  • University of Oslo, Norway (Faculty of Law):Master of Laws (LL.M)
  • Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology, Ghana:BA (Hons) Law/Sociology 
  • University of Professional Studies, Accra- Ghana
Peter Borup

Areas of specialization: 

  • General Management
  • Strategy 
  • Supply Chains
  • Organizational Behaviour

Background:

Experienced CEO having spent +25 years in various roles in shipping for AP Moller-Maersk, D/S Norden, & J. Lauritzen, incl more than 20 years in Asia. Most recently Fulbright Scholar in China Studies at Georgetown University in Washington D.C.. MBA from IMD, Lausanne and AMP from Wharton Business School. 

Phanindra Bhattarai

Areas of specialization:

  • International Business
  • International Marketing
  • International Business Strategy
  • International Market Relations

Background:

  • MSc. in Economics and Business Administration, University of Southern Denmark
  • BSc. in Business Administration, Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College
Philip Moustgaard Knudsen

Areas of specialization:

  • Marketing strategy
  • Branding and integrated communication
  • CRM and Sales funnel management
  • Marketing Automation
  • SoMe

Background:

  • CMO in tech scale-up and held marketing director roles and senior marketing positions in global blue-chip companies from various industries: Specsavers (Louis Nielsen), Airbus, Schneider Electric, Rockwool, Grohe, Flügger and Reckitt.
  • Master of Science in Marketing from Copenhagen Business School.
Puja Khatri

Specialization:

  • International Business economics/ Finance

Background:

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Economics and Business Administration (International Business Economics)
  • Aalborg University, Aalborg Denmark
  • Masters in business studies (MBS) (Finance)
  • Tribhuvan University, Nepal
Samuel Agbesi

Area of Specialization: 

Samuel, an experienced lecturer, researcher, and software engineer. From 2008 to 2015, he contributed to the telecommunications sector as a software engineer. Since 2013, he has been engaged in academia, lecturing and researching in computer science departments across various universities. Notably, he served as a postdoctoral researcher at the IT University of Copenhagen, advancing the COMET project, funded by the Velux Foundation. His research focus spans usability studies, human factors in security and privacy, as well as the design of election technologies. 

  • Software engineering & Software development  
  • REST API (Django web frameworks, and Django Rest Framework) 
  • Database design, implementation, and administration 
  • Applied Information Security 
  • Election Technologies and Security 
  • Usable security and privacy 

Background: 

  • Ph.D. in Information Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark. 
  • MPhil in Information Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Ghana. 
  • BSc in Information Technology, Pentecost University, Ghana.  
  • Advanced Diploma in Computer Studies, ACP, UK. 
Serkan Korkmaz

Areas of Specialization:
- Economic Evaluation
- Econometrics
Background:
  • Researcher at the Danish Center for Social Science Research
  • MSc. in Economics, University of Southern Denmark
  • BSc. in Economics, University of Southern Denmark

Sonia Caroline Baptista

Areas of specialization:

  • Macroeconomics

Background:

  • External lecturer at International Business Academy/Leeds Beckett University/Europäische Fernhochschule
  • International Consultant at Sonia Baptista ApS
  • Lecturer at International Business College
  • Project Manager at Midtjysk Turisme
  • Development Consultant at Syddansk Turisme
  • Lecturer at Copenhagen Hospitality College
  • MSc.in Economics and Business Administration from University of South Denmark
  • Publications; Sales & Marketing, Communications, Security
Steen William Reves

Areas of specialization:

  • Business Strategy and Management
  • Sales, Marketing and Branding
  • Sustainability Management
  • Applied Economics

Background:

  • M.Sc. in Economics, University of Aarhus, Denmark / MBA, Cranfield School of Management, UK
  • 35 years of commercial management experience in international business for B-t-C and B-t-B companies and brands
  • External lecturer, International Business and Export Management, Aarhus University, Denmark

 

Steen Albrechtslund

Areas of specialization:

1. Marketing and sales
2. Strategy and leadership
3. International business

Background:
Steen Albrechtslund is an experienced business executive with a long career successfully driving brands and businesses within FMCG, branded retail and the apparel industry. Steen is now working as and advisor, investor and lecturer. 

Tim Justesen

Area of specialization:

  • Change Management
  • Business Development
  • Omni Channel Strategy 
  • Digital Transformation.
  • E-Commerce
  • Retail & Franchise
  • Category Management
  • Supply Chain
  • Product Development
  • IT

Background:

Tim has full B2C & B2B value chain leadership experience from Fortune Global 500 Luxury, Lifestyle, Sport and FMCG companies.

Further he has a DBA in General Management from CEDEP / Fontainebleau France, a MBA in Strategy & Management from CBS / Copenhagen Denmark and a BBA in General Economy from CBS / Copenhagen Denmark.

 

Torben Pedersen

Areas of specialization:

  • Macro- and micro-economics
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Controller/Business Economic subjects

Background:

  • M.sc. in Management & Economics from Aarhus University, Denmark, followed by 20 years of business experience from traffic planning, tariffing & transfer pricing, industry analysis, MIS, political regulated ABC-costing and later accounting and as CFO
  • 14 years experince in teaching in the specialized areas above, abroad and in “gap-closure subjects” i.e. in Leadership & Communication, Data-analysis, Start-up Business Plans, Marketing and Culture
  • Developer in 10+ exam commissions (incl. SDU and mobility convergence)
  • Censor most often in leadership and real-estate legal exams.
  • Board member, Board of Directors certificate and a position in public office in the Licensing Board in Odense Municipality.

 

Waqas Ahmed

Areas of specialization: 

  • Micro and Macro Economics.         
  • Financial Institutions and Markets. 
  • Behavioural Finance. 
  • Entrepreneurial Finance.         
  • Financial Accounting. 

Background:

  • Fifteen years of teaching experience of teaching accounting, finance and economics courses to students of business management.  
  • PhD in Finance, International Islamic University, Islamabad Pakistan. 
  • MS in Finance, Capital University of Science & Technology, Islamabad Pakistan. 
  • MBA. Capital University of Science & Technology, Islamabad Pakistan. 
  • Investment Analyst. Global Capital, Islamabad Pakistan. 
Adeel Ghani

Area of Specialization:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Business Management.

 

Background:  

  •  Postgraduate in Human Resource Management from University of Wales. England.
  •  Success-driven and intuitive HR professional with experience in practical doing and teaching with good sound knowledge. He likes to create positive interaction with students, providing learning environment for the student
  • Performance and behavior. Adeel loves to use appropriate teaching strategies to help students learn and engage.

 

Birgitte Møller-Thorsøe

Areas of specialization:

  • Brand Management
  • Go-to-market strategy
  • Innovation and brand extension:
    New Product & Concept Development
  • Media strategy & communication
  • Consumer insight and segmentation
  • International marketing & cross boarder communication

Background:

  • 18 years of commercial experience across industries and markets
  • Developing and teaching the module Brand Building at Copenhagen Business School
  • Master in Marketing & Communication, Copenhagen Business School
  • Diplomas: Leadership in practice, Brand Academy, Online Mkt Management, Marketing Excellence, Trade Mkt Management, International Advertising Academy.
Christian Wibroe Warming

Christian Wibroe Warming has +25 years’ experience as commercial attaché/counsellor in the Danish Foreign Service around the world, as EU consultant and as EU/UN peace negotiator in the Ex-Yugoslavia war. Further, Christian was for +30 years G-2 officer in the Royal Danish Army Reserve. The last 18 years Christian has been teaching as external lecturer at SDU and CBS. Christian is appointed external examinator (censor) at the universities business economic studies.

Areas of specialization:

  • Global Marketing
  • Service Operation Management
  • Marketing for Hospitality and Tourism
  • International Management / Organizational Behaviour
  • Cross-cultural Negotiations

Background:

  • Civilingeniør (M.Sc.Eng. - Nuclear Physics), Technical University of Denmark
  • HD (Bachelor of Commerce - Foreign Trade), Copenhagen Business School
  • Graduate studies - Int. Relations, University of Southern California, London Branch
Fati Tahiru

Fati Tahiru is a Lecturer and a Researcher in the field of Computer Science. With over 13 years of experience in teaching, she lectures in courses such as Databases, Web development, Fundamentals of Computing and Machine Learning, among others. Furthermore, she has over 10 years of experience in the Information Technology sector.

Area of specialization:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Education
  • Predictive system in higher education (Learning analytics)
  • Data Science
  • Gender and ICT
  • Project Management

Background:

  • Ph.D. in Information Technology, Durban University of Technology (DUT), South Africa.
  • M. Phil. Information Technology, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Ghana.
  • BSc Information Technology, University of Cape Coast (UCC), Ghana.
Finn Ferjá

Areas of specialization:

  • Human Resource Management 
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI) 
  • Change Management 
  • Learning and Facilitation 
  • Gender Studies 

Background:

  • MSc in Business, Langage and Culture - Diversity and Change Management (Cand.merc.int), Copenhagen Business School 
  • BSc in Business, Asian Language and Culture (Chinese), Copenhagen Business School 
  • Preparatory Year of Intensive Language Studies in Chinese, Copenhagen Business School 
  • Diploma in Project Management, UCL  
Hanaan Balala

Areas of specialization: 
  • Commercial Law
  • Business & Entrepreneurship. 
  • International Finance
  • Islamic Finance
  • Globalisation & the Law
  • Research & Academic Writing         
  • Communication Skills
 
Background:
  • Fourteen years teaching experience in England, Malaysia and Kenya.
  • Doctor Phil in Law & Finance, MA in Legal Research, Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL), all from the University of Oxford, England, UK. 

Helle Haurum

Areas of specialization:

  • Marketing/International marketing
  • Branding
  • Communication
  • Service Management

Background:

  • PhD in Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School/INSEAD
  • More than 20 years teaching experience
  • More than 30 years practical experience across industries 
Kavitha Subramaniam

Areas of Specialization:
  • English for Academic & Employment Purpose
  • English for Mass Communications
  • Cambridge Oral Examiner
Background: 
  • MA in Education, University of Manchester, England
  • BA in Mass Communications, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Australia
  • Diploma in Visual Communications, Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore
  • Diploma in General Education, National Institute of Education, Singapore
  • 17 years of English teaching experience in international schools across Singapore, Indonesia and Thailand for academic and employment purposes.

Michael Brock Jeppesen

Areas of specialization: 

  • Marketing Management
  • International Business
  • Commercial Excellence

Background:

  • Master of Science Econ., International Business at CBS Copenhagen
  • Management Courses, IMD Lausanne
  • 30+ years in international executive career with branded products and experienced insight into company value chain. Global leadership in more companies.
  • Academia teaching 4 years at CBS Copenhagen
Philip Tokmark

Areas of specialization:

  • Entrepreneurial Finance & Business Economics
  • Operations, Procurement, SCM
  • Statistics, forecasting, statistical process control
  • International Business Management
  • Service Digitization

Background

Associate Professor Philip Tokmark has 17+ years of teaching and managing experience at UG and PG levels, from Denmark and UK, together with 40 years of business background. He has been involved in educational development since 2009 and is an advocate for student centred teaching and cross-disciplinary project-based learning.

  • MSc International Business, Copenhagen Business School
  • BSc Economics, Istanbul University
  • Appointed external examiner, moderator
Steffen Saxil

Areas of specialization:

  • Business development
  • Project management
  • Marketing
  • Strategy
  • International Education

 

Background:

  • M. Sc. International Marketing and Management, Copenhagen Business School and University of British Columbia
  • B. Sc. Economics and Business Administration, Copenhagen business School
  • Ass. Professor Copenhagen Business Academy
  • 20 years in international consulting
  • 10+ years in teaching undergraduate and graduate programmes
Supreet Kanwal

Areas of specialization:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organization and leadership
  • Marketing

Background:

  • Post Doctorate from University of Twente, Netherlands
  • Ph.D. (Business Management) and MBA from Thapar University, Patiala, India
  • M.Com from Panjab University, Chandigarh, India
  • Certificate in Sustainability from Henley Business School and Diploma in Supervision of Master’s Theses from CBS
  • 13+ years of Teaching (Marketing, Human Resource Management, Organizational Behaviour, Business Management) experience in Punjabi University, Patiala and College of Management & Technology, Patiala, India
  • Worked as an International Coordinator and Human Resource Manager for Bhai Gurdas Nursing College, Patiala, India and Technical Writer for 22nd Century Technologies, Inc.
  • Published in peer-reviewed journals and presented her work at the refereed conferences.
  • Research Interests: Organizational culture, diversity, and sustainability 
Syed Muhammed Ali

Areas of specialization:

Ali is an experienced researcher and instructor in the field of Data Communication Networks within the Computer Science discipline. He worked as an Access Network Engineer in the telecommunications sector from 2015 to 2018. Since 2018, he has been fully engaged in academia and has worked on various research projects. He has also served as a teaching assistant and has supervised students in relation to lab tasks. His teaching interests and specialization include:

  • Wireless Communication Networks
  • Embedded Logic Design and Sensor Networks
  • Random Access and Access Networking Protocols
  • Tree Algorithms and Queuing Data Structures
  • Probability and Stochastic Processes

Background:

  • PhD in Information Technology, Aalborg University, Denmark (In Progress).
  • MSc in Electronic Engineering, Pukyong National University, South Korea.
  • MSc in Computer Systems Engineering, University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan.
Søren Brandt Lassen

 Areas of specialization:

  • Global contemporary business issues
  • International macro economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Supply Chain Management

 

Background:

Education

  • M.Sc. Business Administration (Int. Marketing & Management)
  • BA Sc. Business Administration & Computer Science
  • Business & Life Coach
  • Various courses: management, negotiation, etc.

Professional

  • Brand Manager, Product Group Manager & (international) Marketing Manager
  • Client Service Director (advertising)
  • Independent Management Consultant & interim manager
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors
  • Censor, Danish business academies
Søren Ellegaard

Areas of specialization:

Soren is an experienced facilitator, consultant, HRBP and HR Manager. He’s worked for Nestlé, VPK group, ECCO Shoes etc. He’s also professional trainer, teambuilder and event manager and able to support with a variety of topics. 

  • HR management & E-tools
  • Team performance & motivation
  • Counselling of managers, teams & employees

Background: 

  • SDU, MA (Odense, DK)
  • E.S.S.C.A. (Angers, FR)
  • E.C.C.I.P. (Paris, FR)
  • I.T.F. (JCI, Global)
Xenia Lund

Areas of specialization:

  • Budgetting & Finance
  • Business Development
  • Communication and Negotiation Skills
  • Business Cases
  • Management
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Tutoring Bachelor Projects

Background:

  • MSc. (Econ), Copenhagen Business School
  • BSc. (Econ), Copenhagen Business School
  • MBD (Master of Business Development), Copenhagen Business School (graduation autumn 2024)
  • More than 10 years of teaching experience
  • More than 20 years’ experience from the travel business
  • Visited seven continents
  • Cultural understanding
Ann Iversen

Areas of specialization:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Work Psychology
  • Personal Leadership

 Background:

  • 14 years experience lecturing in higher education – AP and Diploma programmes in Leadership and Marketing Management
  • Experience as HR business partner in the private sector
  • Cand.Negot. focus on HRM and Communication/Master of Arts (MA) in Business, Language and Culture, University of Southern Denmark
Elmarie Kruger-Marias

Areas of specialization:

  • Academic writing
  • Second Language Subtitling
  • English as a Second Language
  • Academic Integrity

Background:

  • PhD in Applied Linguistics, University of Pretoria
  • MA English Studies, University of Pretoria
  • BA(Hons) English Studies, University of Pretoria

 

Rachel Waldo

Areas of specialization:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Organizational culture, brand and identity
  • Critical management studies
  • Leadership, strategy, decision-making, power

 Background:

  • BSc in Business Administration, specialisation in Corporate Communication, Hawaii Pacific University (USA)  
  • MSc in Business Administration, specialisation in Managing People, Knowledge and Change, Lund University (Sweden)
  • Currently a Ph.D. student at Lund University (Sweden)
  • + 10 years as a lecturer at Lund University (Sweden)
  • Human Resource (Learning & Development, Employee Experience) for a global IT company
  • International sales and business support (Asia and Europe) for French luxury-brand organizations
Nadine Sandjo

Background: 

Nadine Sandjo studied in Oxford, in the UK, where she was awarded a Bsc and Msc in Computer Science.
After several years in the industry working as a Business and data analyst, Nadine surrendered  a fulfilling career to follow an ambitious dream; doing research with the aim to gain a PhD. Nadine moved to Denmark in 2018 and completed a PhD in Green IT, within the field of Computer Science. Nadine joins Niels Brock from the University of Copenhagen where she was employed as a Postdoctoral researcher.
Areas of specialization: 

Nadine’s research project investigated the adoption of Green energy in Danish households. She has a passion for IT, digital solutions and new technologies and how they impact the society by and large. Success in her previous roles has been based on how committed she is to the tasks and teams she is assigned to.  Nadine is also a fully qualified yoga instructor and health enthusiast.

 

 

Student Support Unit

Student affairs coordinator
Charlotte Bernard Student affairs coordinator

Telefon: +45 23214606 E-mail: ssu@brock.dk
Student support
Eva Schøning Student support

Areas of specialization:

  • Student well-being
  • Psychology and communication
  • Coaching and facilitation

Background:

  • MA in Psychology of Language, Copenhagen University
  • BA in Psychology and Philosophy & Science Studies, Roskilde University
  • Certified Life & Business Coach, Sofia Manning
  • Experience with counselling students and facilitating workshops for students about well-being
E-mail: ssu@brock.dk
Raquel Lopez Fernandez

Areas of specialisation:

  • English as a foreign language
  • Cross Culture and intercultural communication
  • Speech and conversation
  • Language in oral contexts

Areas of interest:

E-learning & Educational Counselling

Background:

  • MA in English Studies. Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • BA in Spanish Language and Literature, University of Copenhagen
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Education. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
E-mail: ssu@brock.dk
Sophie Hutcheon

Background:

  • Msc in Information Science and Cultural Communication, University of Copenhagen
  • BA in English Literature and Irish Studies, University of Liverpool 

 

Areas of specialization:

  • Academic writing
  • Academic integrity
  • English composition
E-mail: ssu@brock.dk

Administration

Head of administration
Christina Hansen Head of administration

Programme administrator
Helle Thomson Programme administrator

Programme administrator
Krestine Skallerup Programme administrator

Programme administrator
Malene B. Linares Programme administrator

Programme administrator
Nicklas Moldrup Programme administrator

Compliance Officer
Paul Davies Compliance Officer

Programme administrator
Xia Wang Programme administrator

Programme Manager
Julie Keldsbo Rasvig Programme Manager

Telefon: 23 21 46 86 E-mail: jkr@brock.dk
Programme administrator
Susanne Tina Nielsen Programme administrator

Library

Librarian, International Programs
Gaby Lewin Librarian, International Programs

Telefon: 23214694 E-mail: library@brock.dk
Librarian
Lykke Kyllesbech Holm Librarian

Telefon: 23 21 45 96 E-mail: lyh@brock.dk
Librarian
Urania Sobrinho Beyer Librarian

E-mail: ube@brock.dk

Practical information

If you would like to book a meeting room for group work, contact the Front Office.

The Library and Open Learning Center for International Students is located at Bispetorvet, 1-3 on the ground floor of the building.

The library specializes in materials used in, or related to courses taught at Copenhagen Business College. The collection contains various textbooks, newspapers, academic literature, periodicals, and databases. All students, staff and faculty are welcome to use the library.

The library has computers and access to the Internet, as well as places to study and work in groups.

Opening hours: 
Access 8 am to 9 pm Monday to Friday.

Librarian consultancy hours posted in Mit Niels Brock.

Location:
Bispetorvet 1-3, 1167 Copenhagen K
Tel: 23 21 46 94                 
E-mail: gle@brock.dk 

Wireless Internet connections are provided at the faculty so that students can access the web from their laptops and smartphones.

Photocopiers and printers are located in the basement allowing students to print, copy and scan documents.