Meet the board members


The Access2innovation association board reflect the broad membership group and the associations 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 consists of five board members that are elected at the general assembly and resides for two years at a time.

Board members 

From left:

Peter Helk, DI

Peter Kjær Mackie Jensen, Copenhagen Center for Disaster Research COPE at University of Copenhagen

Lisbeth Stausholm Zacho (chairman), Red Cross

Amie N’Dong, Social Vanilla

Henrik Wollesen (vice chairman), Engsko A/S


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.