The Faculty

Copenhagen Business College is located right in the heart of Copenhagen, a few steps from the main station Nørreport, the main shopping streets and the famous harbour "Nyhavn". The faculty building is in a newly renovated classic university building. Read more about the facilities below.


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): 

Pro Vice-Chancellor/ Executive Vice President
Charlotte Forsberg Pro Vice-Chancellor/ Executive Vice President

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Dean of Academic Affairs for Undergraduate Programmes
Kathrine Lassen Dean of Academic Affairs for Undergraduate Programmes

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Dean of Academic Affairs for Postgraduate Programmes and Research
Thomas D. Eatmon Dean of Academic Affairs for Postgraduate Programmes and Research

Programme Manager Asia
Charlie Davy Mpengula Programme Manager Asia

Ali Gamal El-Din

Areas of specialisation:

Marketing Strategies, Introduction to Marketing, Marketing Dissertation, and Marketing Management.

Areas of expertise and interest:

Strategic Marketing, Nation Branding, Branding Research, Cognitive behaviour and learning (consumer-oriented), Projective Techniques in Research, Big Data, and Data Mining. 


  • Master of Science, International Business and Management.
  • BSc in Liberal Arts, Mass Communication and Business.
  • Guest Lecturer and Visiting Expert: Shanghai Lixin University of Commerce and Northeast Normal University, the People's Republic of China.
  • External Examiner: California International Business University. 
  • Eight years of hands-on experience in Marketing Management and International Marketing.
  • Four years of hands-on experience in executive management.
  • Consultant and Investor for Egypt Falcon. 
  • Board member; Future Investment Group and Sakr Masr.  
Assad Ullah

Areas of specialisation:

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


  • MSc International Accounting & Finance, Essex Business School, Essex  University UK
  • BSc (Hons) in Applied Accounting, Brookes University UK 

Having experience as Financial Analyst & Senior Accountant

Bruno Abrantes

Areas of specialisation:

  • Strategy and entrepreneurship


A PhD in Management with a specialisation in Strategy and Entrepreneurship (ISCTE University Institute of Lisbon - Portugal), and an MSc in Economics and Business and Administration.

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

Carlos Salas Lind

Charlotte Riazi

Dimitrios Papadimitriou

Areas of specialisation

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


  • 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
Elham Rahbar

Areas of specialisation:

Business to business marketing, developing sales base, consumer buying behaviour, introduction to marketing, marketing instrument and senior thesis.


Previously Elham worked at Business School at Universiti Sains Malaysia where she worked with industry for the purposes of research. Elham holds MBA from Universiti Sains Malaysia and a PhD also from Universiti Sains Malaysia.

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.

Flemming Friis Clausen


  • Master of Business Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • CFA, Certified Financial Analyst
Imran Khan

Areas of specialisation:

  • Finance
  • Mathematics & Statistics
  • Project Management
  • Information Technology

Research interest:

Effect of Financial Crisis on the Relationship between Exchange Rates and Stock Prices in UK and US


MSc Investments (Distinction) from 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, and Scandic




Josphat Omanga

Areas of specialisation:

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


  • 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.


  • Book Chapter: Innovation and Financial Inclusion in Kenya- A case study of M-PESA mobile money services in Kenya.
Julia Karmaz Larsen

Areas of specialisation:

  • Business Statistics
  • Statistics
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Promotion


  • Master of Science, Geo-Informatics, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine Professions Bachelor, International Sales and Marketing Management, Zealand Business Academy, Næstved, Denmark
  • MBA, PROBANA Business School, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Professional Training Effective Work in a Team; Kyiv Negotiations School (Kyiv, Ukraine)
  • The Direction of Business Success (London, Great Britain)
  • Project Management; Effective Time Management (Munich, Germany)
  • Leadership through understanding (London, Great Britain); BPR (Munich, Germany)
  • Supply Chain Management (Munich, Germany); CRM (Berlin, Germany; Frankfurt – on - Mein, Germany; Lisbon, Portugal; Milan, Italy; Madrid, Spain)
  • ТОP Management: The Psychology of a Leader; Strategy of Success in Business (Kyiv, Ukraine)
  • Strategic Marketing: Strategic Development of Business (Madrid, Spain)
  • International Brand. The success of Global Business Expansion; Wholesale/Retail. Organization of Sales (Frankfurt am Main, Germany; Milan, Italy; Madrid, Spain)
  • Business Consultancy C-Level Business Advisor at ABM VIP Consulting® Global Business Advisory 
  • Keynote Expert Speaker  The 6th Global Conference of Certified Management Consultants (Milan, Italy)
Jesper B. Jørgensen

Areas of specialisation:

  • Sociology
  • Political Economy
  • Consumer and Organizational Behavior
  • Research Methods

Areas of interest:

  • 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


  • MSc in Sociology. University of Copenhagen
  • Specialisation in the fields of Organizations, Management, and Labor Markets
  • 15 years experience of Business Administration Consultancy with SMEs, NGOs, and Start-ups
Jesper Lind Madsen

Areas of specialisation:

  • Learning
  • Leadership
  • Strategy


  • MSc International Business (CBS)
  • MSc Learning Processes (AU)
  • Certified (JTI)
  • Experience as manager, lecturer and consultant.
Kenneth Michael Rushe

Areas of specialisation:

  • World Economic History
  • Business Economics
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Economics
  • Micro and Macro Economics


  • PhD Degree in Economics,London Guildhall University, UK
  • MA Degree in Political Economy; Middlesex University, UK

What I’m most interested in is global economic development and particularly how a knowledge of economic history can help us to understand it. I feel that it’s so important to understand the past and the lessons that we can gain by looking into the past and the experiences of people who have gone before us.

Teacher 34 years experience. Headteacher 6 yrs: Pedagogical, leadership/management, administrative

Kwabena Titi Ofei


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Planning and Development, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Master of Science, Medical Science and Public Health, Umeå University, Sweden.
  • Master of Science, Dietetics, University of Ghanam, Ghana.
Mille Brandt

Areas of Specialisation:

  • Sociology
  • International Communication
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Dimensions in Human Resources


Master of Science, Sociology, Copenhagen University, Denmark

Pernille Wantzin

Area of specialisation:

Hospitality Management, Experience Economy & Tourism.


  • Niels Brock-CBC, Diploma Programme/Merkonom Commercial management and HR.
  • Cornell University/US, General Managers Program in Hospitality.
  • Mentor program by LOTS AB
  • Business process leader and lecturer by LOTS AB
  • Niels Brock-CBC, Board Management.


  • Senior Executive Business Leader and Industry Experience: Hospitality and Global Destination Marketing.
  • Business experience: Radisson Hotel Group, Melia Hotels & Resort, The Disney Company,  Deutsche Hospitality and VisitDenmark.
  • Cross cultural management experience in Norway, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Belgium, USA and Denmark.
  • Advisor, Board member and Consultant.  




Rene Bøtker Pedersen

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



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


  • 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
Safania Normann Holm Eriksen

Areas of specialisation:

  • Experience Economy
  • Innovation
  • Organisational Psychology
  • Research Methodology
  • Qualitative research


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Marketing and Experience Innovation, Roskilde University, Denmark
  • Master of Science, Development and International Relations, Aalborg University, Denmark
  • Climate and environmental researcher/activist at Friends of the Earth Denmark, NOAH
Sharon B. Pedersen

Areas of specialisation:

  • Finance
  • Financial Modeling
  • Economics, Statistics


  • Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics, University of Memphis, USA
  • Master of Arts in Economics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Campus, USA
  • Master of Arts in International Studies with Language Proficiency in Japanese, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington, D.C.
Stig Schandel Christensen

Eleni Seitanidi

Areas of specialisation:

  • Academic writing
  • English for Academic Purposes
  • English for Specific Purposes
  • Linguistics
  • Corpus Linguistics


  • Master’s Degree in Theoretical & Applied Linguistics – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2010 – 2013)
  • Degree in Greek & English Language & Literature – National & Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (2005 – 2009)
  • Qualified Teacher Status in England (and the rest of the EU)


  • Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College (October 2015 – present)
  • Ardmore Language Schools (June – August 2014)
  • Birmingham International Academic, University of Birmingham (August – September 2014, May - September 2015, July – September 2016, August – September 2018)
  • PGL Travel (April 2015)

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.

Bispetorvet 1-3, 1167 Copenhagen K
Tel: 23 21 46 94                 

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.