Tag: Denmark


Jes Munk Hansen, Denmark

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Jes is currently the President and CEO of Osram Sylvania Inc. He is the former President and Regional Managing Director for Grundfos North America. Grundfos is a global leader in pumps and pumping systems. During his Fellowship in 1994-1995 Jes researched various projects for Star Shipping, and completed work for WFI clients such as researching pricing for special forest products. After his Fellowship Jes completed a Masters degree in Forestry and an MBA at the London Business School.


Mikkel Brings Nielsen, Denmark

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During his Fellowship in 2004, Mikkel researched the risks and return issues related to forestland investment in the Pacific Northwest. He is the author of WFI Special Report “Managing Risk in the Evolving World of Timberland Investments.”  He then went to work for Danish timberland investment advisor the International Woodland Company in Copenhagen, Denmark.  In 2015, he joined BTG Pactual’s Timberland Investment Group, a timberland investment organization based in the US.