ABOUT LEADERLAB

WE HELP ORGANISATIONS BUILD PARTNERSHIPS AND DRIVE SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

At Leaderlab we help goverments, cities and companies build partnership and mobilize key stakeholders to drive sustainable growth. People often ask us if we are a consulting company. We prefer to see ourselves as a transformation agency.

Read more about what we do how we work or meet the Leaderlab Team.

 

 

WHAT WE DO

WE HELP COMPANIES, ORGANISATIONS, CITIES AND  GOVERNMENTS FORM PARTNERSHIPS AND DRIVE SUSTAINABLE GROWTH

Over the past 7 years we have worked with governments, cities and over 30 global companies and organisations to shape their strategies, leadership, innovation and partnerships to help bring new game-changing innovations to the market and drive sustainable growth.

Cross-sector partnership to accelerate sustainable building – Sustainable Build Summit 2016
Next Generation Urban Leadership & Liveable Cities – Executive Workshop for Nordic City Planners
Accelerating Sustainable innovators – LAUNCH Nordic Forum 2015
Mobilizing building industry to accelerate sustainable building – Sustainable Build,  BuildUp 2015
Mobilizing the fashion and textile industry to accelerate sustainablility – LAUNCH Nordic Summit 2014
Identifying Global City Innovation Potentials, Export Strategy, Central Region Denmark
Building Green – Kick-off panel debate and system mapping session
LAUNCH Nordic
Rebuild21 2013

 

Our work for clients includes:

  • Setting up sustainable business partnership
  • Driving/opperating cross-sector partnerships
  • Facilitating collective impact & systems innovation processes
  • Corporate & sustainability strategy
  • Sustainable business development
  • System mapping & stakeholder engagement
  • Export and go-to-market-strategies
  • Design of high-impact seminars & conferences
  • Agenda-setting reports & communication

Please contacts us or read more about our work under news

“What is special about LAUNCH Nordic is the strong partnership of both government, academic and industry. Public Private Partnerships is exactly what we need to help sustainable innovations go to scale. We look forward to help shape a more sustainable world of materials.”

 

Claus Stig Pedersen, Senior Director, Sustainability, Novozymes.

 

 

* Leaderlab is co-founder and lead opperator on LAUNCH Nordic.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“We are partners in Sustainable Build because we as an industry needs to see ourselves in the bigger picture. At NCC we have experienced that you can come a long way if you dare to work in partnerships. “

Martin Mantorphe, SVP, Strategy, Sales and Business Development

 

* Leaderlab is co-founder and co-opperator on Sustainable Build.

 

 

WHO WE ARE

Sofus Midtgaard

Sofus Midtgaard

Managing Partner

E: sofus@leaderlab.com
M: +45 30220111
S: @sofusmidtgaard

”I help companies, governments and cities unite around challenges, mobilize stakeholders and engage in partnerships to drive sustainable growth. I dare to dream big and challenge what’s possible.”

Sofus helps Companies, Cities and Governments unite around a higher purpose, engage stakeholders and form partnerships to drive long term sustainable growth.

Sofus primarily engages in shaping new partnerships and mobilizing leadership and critical stakeholders to drive long term sustainable growth.

Sofus has an extensive regional and global network. He has worked with organisations like IKEA, Nike, Novozymes, Whole Foods Market, Interface, Maersk, Novo Nordisk, Grundfos, Gehl Architects and The City of Copenhagen.

He is an often-invited speaker and moderator at conferences and strategy seminars on leadership, partnerships and sustainability.

Before starting Leaderlab Sofus worked as Head of Strategy & Innovation at The Danish Broadcasting Corporation. He founded the two conferences New Media Days and Rebuild21.

Sofus holds an executive MBA.

Toke Sabroe

Toke Sabroe

Partner

E: toke@leaderlab.com
M: +45 22131293

”I help drive collaborative innovation, facilitate partnerships and lead complex projects with multiple stakeholders. Where others see barriers and complexity, I help identify levers for change. And I run some pretty awesome SCRUM meetings.”

Toke helps Companies, Organisations and Gov. Institutions run complex multi-stakeholder partnerships and projects. Toke is a master in navigating complexity and securing progress in complex projects.

Toke has worked with organisations like IKEA, Nike, Novozymes, Maersk, Siemens, The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Ministry for The Environment as well as The City of Copenhagen.

Toke is often invited to facilitate strategy processes, workshops on stakeholder mapping and systems innovation. He has extensive experience facilitating and teaching.

Toke holds a Master in Information Science & Multimedia Design.

Before joining Leaderlab Toke worked for Maersk, Siemens and Deadline Games leading complex projects often involving technology, design and innovation.

Nanna Bjerre Hjortenberg

Nanna Bjerre Hjortenberg

Partner

E: nanna@leaderlab.com
M: +45 30263034

“I help organizations, companies, and civil society actors organize around common challenges or mega-trends. My specialty is designing multi-stakeholder partnerships that produce new insights, give a more nuanced perception of global challenges and help shape solutions to those challenges.”

Nanna has worked intensively with architecture, the built environment and is previously leading a new partnership focused on how we design more sustainable, resilient and liveable cities. She has experience working with government institutions, city councils, private companies and foundations.

Nanna has years of experience in leading partnerships, cross-industry projects as well as designing exhibitions, event and seminars. Through this work she is used to handling complex stakeholders landscapes, set strategic direction and help drive real change.

Nanna is trained as an Art Historian with a basis in communication. She holds a MA in contemporary culture from Goldschmits College, London.

Before joining Leaderlab, Nanna was Head of Programs at the Danish Architecture Center, responsible for the strategic development of public programs such as exhibitions, events, and seminars.

Ole Høy Jakobsen

Ole Høy Jakobsen

Climate Specialist, Researcher & Project Manager

E: ole@leaderlab.com
M: +45 22920764

“I am passionate about green transition and the greening of our economy. I’ve specialized in international climate change negotiations and top down solutions for greening the economy. My studies and year abroad has given me an international outlook that I use in full in my research for the best possible solutions for international, national and local partnerships”

Ole has worked intensively with integrating the environment into the economy. During his time in the Danish parliament Ole prepared the draft and reading of a bill on green national accounts, which was included in the National Budget.

Ole holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen and an MA in International Studies from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Ole has worked as an MP secretary at the Danish Parliament and as a civil servant in the Danish Agency of Science, Technology and Innovation. Before joining Leaderlab Ole was volunteering as political researcher for DanChurchAid.

Sunny Xu

Sunny Xu

Project manager

E: sunny@leaderlab.com
M: +45 60609288

“I’m curious about the relationship we have with the world and how we live among each other in different cultures. I bring in cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary perspectives to help shape projects, produce events, design materials and communicate partnership activities. I’m creative and persistent!”

Besides a strong involvement in urban planning, design and art, Sunny helps secure production of materials, films and events.

At her time at Leaderlab Sunny has worked with organisations like Nike, IKEA, Novozymes, Kvadrat, The Confederation of Danish Industries and The Danish Ministry of Business & Innovation.

With her Chinese background and her connection to Singapore, Sunny has in-depth knowledge about Asia. After living in Scandinavia for several years, she is also trying to bring in strong collaboration between Asia and the Nordic countries.

Sunny is a Master Student at University of Copenhagen, doing a Master project on Liveable Cities & Urban Development together with urban planner Herbert Dreiseitl.

Monica Ruben Eikers

Monica Ruben Eikers

Project Manager

monica@leaderlab.com

Marie Krogsgaard Holmriis

Marie Krogsgaard Holmriis

Project Manager

E: marie@leaderlab.com

Sofus Midtgaard

Sofus Midtgaard

Managing Partner

E: sofus@leaderlab.com
M: +45 30220111
S: @sofusmidtgaard

”I help companies, governments and cities unite around challenges, mobilize stakeholders and engage in partnerships to drive sustainable growth. I dare to dream big and challenge what’s possible.”

Sofus helps Companies, Cities and Governments unite around a higher purpose, engage stakeholders and form partnerships to drive long term sustainable growth.

Sofus primarily engages in shaping new partnerships and mobilizing leadership and critical stakeholders to drive long term sustainable growth.

Sofus has an extensive regional and global network. He has worked with organisations like IKEA, Nike, Novozymes, Whole Foods Market, Interface, Maersk, Novo Nordisk, Grundfos, Gehl Architects and The City of Copenhagen.

He is an often-invited speaker and moderator at conferences and strategy seminars on leadership, partnerships and sustainability.

Before starting Leaderlab Sofus worked as Head of Strategy & Innovation at The Danish Broadcasting Corporation. He founded the two conferences New Media Days and Rebuild21.

Sofus holds an executive MBA.

Toke Sabroe

Toke Sabroe

Partner

E: toke@leaderlab.com
M: +45 22131293

”I help drive collaborative innovation, facilitate partnerships and lead complex projects with multiple stakeholders. Where others see barriers and complexity, I help identify levers for change. And I run some pretty awesome SCRUM meetings.”

Toke helps Companies, Organisations and Gov. Institutions run complex multi-stakeholder partnerships and projects. Toke is a master in navigating complexity and securing progress in complex projects.

Toke has worked with organisations like IKEA, Nike, Novozymes, Maersk, Siemens, The Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and The Ministry for The Environment as well as The City of Copenhagen.

Toke is often invited to facilitate strategy processes, workshops on stakeholder mapping and systems innovation. He has extensive experience facilitating and teaching.

Toke holds a Master in Information Science & Multimedia Design.

Before joining Leaderlab Toke worked for Maersk, Siemens and Deadline Games leading complex projects often involving technology, design and innovation.

Nanna Bjerre Hjortenberg

Nanna Bjerre Hjortenberg

Partner

E: nanna@leaderlab.com
M: +45 30263034

“I help organizations, companies, and civil society actors organize around common challenges or mega-trends. My specialty is designing multi-stakeholder partnerships that produce new insights, give a more nuanced perception of global challenges and help shape solutions to those challenges.”

Nanna has worked intensively with architecture, the built environment and is previously leading a new partnership focused on how we design more sustainable, resilient and liveable cities. She has experience working with government institutions, city councils, private companies and foundations.

Nanna has years of experience in leading partnerships, cross-industry projects as well as designing exhibitions, event and seminars. Through this work she is used to handling complex stakeholders landscapes, set strategic direction and help drive real change.

Nanna is trained as an Art Historian with a basis in communication. She holds a MA in contemporary culture from Goldschmits College, London.

Before joining Leaderlab, Nanna was Head of Programs at the Danish Architecture Center, responsible for the strategic development of public programs such as exhibitions, events, and seminars.

Ole Høy Jakobsen

Ole Høy Jakobsen

Climate Specialist, Researcher & Project Manager

E: ole@leaderlab.com
M: +45 22920764

“I am passionate about green transition and the greening of our economy. I’ve specialized in international climate change negotiations and top down solutions for greening the economy. My studies and year abroad has given me an international outlook that I use in full in my research for the best possible solutions for international, national and local partnerships”

Ole has worked intensively with integrating the environment into the economy. During his time in the Danish parliament Ole prepared the draft and reading of a bill on green national accounts, which was included in the National Budget.

Ole holds an MA in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen and an MA in International Studies from Goldsmiths College, University of London. Ole has worked as an MP secretary at the Danish Parliament and as a civil servant in the Danish Agency of Science, Technology and Innovation. Before joining Leaderlab Ole was volunteering as political researcher for DanChurchAid.

Sunny Xu

Sunny Xu

Project manager

E: sunny@leaderlab.com
M: +45 60609288

“I’m curious about the relationship we have with the world and how we live among each other in different cultures. I bring in cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary perspectives to help shape projects, produce events, design materials and communicate partnership activities. I’m creative and persistent!”

Besides a strong involvement in urban planning, design and art, Sunny helps secure production of materials, films and events.

At her time at Leaderlab Sunny has worked with organisations like Nike, IKEA, Novozymes, Kvadrat, The Confederation of Danish Industries and The Danish Ministry of Business & Innovation.

With her Chinese background and her connection to Singapore, Sunny has in-depth knowledge about Asia. After living in Scandinavia for several years, she is also trying to bring in strong collaboration between Asia and the Nordic countries.

Sunny is a Master Student at University of Copenhagen, doing a Master project on Liveable Cities & Urban Development together with urban planner Herbert Dreiseitl.

Monica Ruben Eikers

Monica Ruben Eikers

Project Manager

monica@leaderlab.com

Marie Krogsgaard Holmriis

Marie Krogsgaard Holmriis

Project Manager

E: marie@leaderlab.com

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