A strong turnout for the Asia House Business Forum on Bangladesh

As part of the visit of a high-level Health Delegation from Bangladesh, Asia House, together with Novo Nordisk, the Danish Embassy in Dhaka and the Danish Pharmaceutical Association, hosted a Business Forum with focus on business opportunities in the Bangladeshi health sector.

Speakers representing the Bangladesh Health Authorities and relevant Danish business cases from Bangladesh were, among others, H.E. Muhammad Abdul Muhith, Ambassdor of Bangladesh in Denmark, Dr. MD. Sirajul Islam, and H.E. Mikael Hemniti Winther, Ambassador of Denmark in Bangladesh.

The Business Forum was finalized with networking while enjoying drinks, snacks, and coffee.

Opening of the ‘new’ Asia House

On Tuesday the 21st February Asia House marked the finalization of the physical rejuvenation, giving the meeting facilities a make-over, which will ensure a more functional and modern house – without losing that unique Asia House feeling. This was done with a reception where among others H.E. Brian Mikkelsen, Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs gave a speech acknowledging Asia House’s role as a vital platform for strengthening Denmark’s ties with Asia.
Among other speakers where H.E. Vimon Kidchob, Ambassador of Thailand and Mads Lebech, CEO, The Danish Industry Foundation. After the speeches people continued the networking over a glass of wine.

Asia House together with DCBF and the Danish Board Association hosted an event on “Cyber Security in the Board Room”

The presenters, Torben Waage from Kromann Reumert, Stiig Wæver from Praesidio, and Troels Ørting, Group Chief Security Officer from Barclays, gave a thought provoking overview, underlining the scale and sophistication of cyber-attacks from very diverse criminal groups.
They agreed that board room members should pay close attention to this aspect of risk analysis, mitigation, and crisis management.