Asia House Team

Susanne Rumohr Hækkerup

Executive Director

Wide experience from multilateral negotiations in UN, World Bank, EU, NATO, OSCE and other fora. Profound practice in multi-stakeholder partnership collaboration and bridge-building between public, private, and social sectors, and close cooperation with Danish business sector in export markets. Deputy Head of Denmark’s Embassy in China 2003-2007 and Ambassador to Mexico and the Caribbean 2010-2014.

Peter Johansen

Project Manager

Author to the book Fragments of Modern India (original: Brudstykker af det moderne Indien) and owner of the website: Indien.dk. External lecturer on South Asian affairs at University of Aarhus, Folkeuniversitet, Grundtvigs Højskole and a number of high schools. Extensive experience as external consultant and project manager in IT sector involved in end-to-end implementations and global roll-outs of HRM systems.

Simone von Burgwald

Events & Communications Manager

Has worked in communications in various international settings, as well as with multimedia design, visual identity and branding. Lived nearly 10 years in Japan working with event coordination and developing and maintaining business relationships with international partners. Holds a master’s degree in Modern Culture and Communication from Copenhagen University.

Dorte Boel-Kjær

Administrator

Experienced administrator with an extensive background in human resource management and accounting. Has comprehensive knowledge of accountancy from years of working in auditing firms, as well as broad experience as executive assistant to numerous CEOs; well-versed in office management, recruiting, logistics, and HR policies.

Salma Nawaz

Senior Event Assistant

International experience in resource management, specifically in water, environment, and climate sector. An enthusiastic and committed team player with a passion for exceeding expectations.