Advisory Board

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Mads Egede Birkeland  

Advokat & Solicitor, MBA, HD (F)
Eikon Group Co-founder.

 
Expertise
Extensive cross-boarder structures, tax, M&A, banking, corporate finance, commercial and corporate governance experience.

Experience
Danish Advokat and English Solicitor practising in London since 2000 at large City firm and currently a partner at independent niche boutique firm, Corren Troen Law LLP. Works closely with private and public companies, financial institutions and executives particularly in the UK and Nordic countries.

He assists many entrepreneurs and owner-managers with their corporate, commercial and wealth planning matters. On the team winning the ”Claverton Enterprise Project Award 2000” sponsored by 3i.

Education
  • College of Law, London (PgDL/QLTT) 2001 – 2003
  • University of Bath (MBA) 1999 – 2000
  • Copenhagen Business School (HD Finance) 1996-1999
  • Military Law Advisor 1997
  • University of Copenhagen, Master of Law (Cand Jur) 1990-1995
  • Army Management Education - Level I (Captain) 1994 - 1995
Languages
  • Danish (native language)
  • Scandinavian languages (proficient)
  • English (proficient)
Memberships
  • Bath University MBA Alumni
  • The Danish Club, London (Committee Member)
  • Danish Reserve Officers Association



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Mikkel Egede Birkeland  

Non-executive Director

 
Expertise
Mikkel Egede Birkeland supports companies by managing key projects. This may include market approach and pricing, development of business cases on new activities and implementation of working processes.

Experience
Mr Birkeland worked as an international management consultant for more than ten years and he has also worked in telecommunication companies in Denmark and France.

He is used to leading project teams with highly specialised and qualified team members, leading to satisfactory results. His experience includes product development, pricing, human resources, project management processes, finance and impact of public regulation. Mr Birkeland enjoys helping companies by developing solutions in close collaboration with other team-members.

Education
  • University of Copenhagen, MA in Economics (cand.polit.) 1997
  • University of Southampton MSc in Economics & Econometrics, 1996
Languages
  • Danish (native language)
  • French (proficient)
  • English (proficient)
Memberships
  • The Danish Economic Society



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Euri Yoon  

Solicitor, CTA, ACMA, MBA

 
Expertise
Extensive experience in advising on UK and international tax matters, EU / Korean Free Trade Agreement, with special interest in energy and the natural resources sector.

Experience
English Solicitor practising in London since 2005 with a City law firm, Laytons Solicitors LLP. Works closely with private and public Korean companies and their executives particularly in the UK as well as Korean government and business associations such as the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency.
Euri has recently spoken at the Global Offshore Wind 2012 conference about the South Korean government's 'Green Growth' policies and various commercial opportunities that may arise in the renewable energy sector, in particular in the offshore wind energy industries in Korea and Europe.

Education
  • Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA)
  • Accredited Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA)
  • BPP Law, London (PgDL/LPC) 2001 – 2003
  • University of Bath (MBA) 1999 – 2000
  • Dong-guk University, Seoul, BSc in International Trade 1990-1994
Languages
  • Korean (Native)
  • English (Proficient)
Memberships
  • Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT)
  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA)
  • Association MBAs
  • Korea Chamber of Commerce (KOCHAM)
  • British Korean Law Association (BKLA)



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H. Christensen van Brussel  

Non-executive Director

 
Expertise
General Management in international high tech companies (electronics, software, composites), which includes a proven track record in successful turnarounds.

Experience
Henning Christensen van Brussel is a seasoned and driven Blue-Chip International Professional, with 27 years general management background and expertise in leading cross-functional and multinational teams to deliver effective solutions to complex strategic problems. Track record includes solid experience in commercialising technically advanced products and services.

Vast experience in driving operations, strategic planning, organisational changes, suppy chain, teambuilding and performance improvement, business development, sales and marketing, contract negotiations, and government regulations. Industry experience includes senior positions in development, production and knowledge-based companies operating in the business-to-business and business-to-government sectors (e.g. Defence, Aerospace, Critical Infrastructure, Homeland Security and Renewable Energy sectors).

International background that includes working for blue-chip companies in the United Kingdom, Denmark, Luxembourg as well as in the Netherlands. Companies where he has held executive positions in companies like Fokker Aerostructures, Saab Technologies, Maersk etc. and serves today in several management boards.

Education
  • Harvard Business School, General Management Program (GMP) 2009
  • University of Bath (MBA) 2001-2003
  • Copenhagen University College of Engineering (MEng) 1992-1997
  • Army Management Education – Level I (Captain) 1995-1996
Languages
  • Danish (native language)
  • English (proficient)
  • Scandinavian languages (proficient)
  • Dutch (basics)
  • German (basics)
Memberships
  • Harvard Business School Alumni
  • Harvard Alumni Netherlands
  • Bath University MBA Alumni
  • Maersk People Network
  • The Royal Danish Guard Society
  • Member of the Danish Top Executive Network