Meet the board members

The Access2innovation association board reflects the broad membership group and the association’s goal of supporting Danish-anchored innovation partnerships, that develops successful, sustainable business, which results in growth and positive changes in both Denmark and Africa. 


The Board:

Henrik Wollesen



Lars Møller


(Deputy chairperson)

Ole Haubro

Aller Aqua


Simon la Cour



Peter Kjær Mackie Jensen

Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research, University of Copenhagen


Ulla Balle


(1st alternate for NGOs)

Lisbeth Zacho

Nordic Impact Funds

(1st alternate for companies, business associations and public institutions)

Flemming Pedersen

DMS Africa

(2. alternate for companies, business associations and public institutions)

Arne Remmen

Aalborg University

(1st alternate for research institutions)

Meet the secretariat

Access2innovation is organized in a secretariat with highly experienced and specialized employees. 

We are seated in Aalborg, Aarhus, and Copenhagen and have representation in East Africa.

We have many years of practical and research-based knowledge and experience with innovation, business developing, funding, and creating partnerships – in Denmark and in African countries.



What we do

We offer Danish business access to partnerships with NGOs, investors, and knowledge institutions.

Get access to different financial opportunities, business understanding, and technical insights on the basis of our many years of experience with African emerging markets.

Since 2007 we have created over 70 partnerships by offering network, funding and expertise in innovation and business development in Denmark and in Africa.