The advisory network is composed of a group of experienced leaders who advise and assist Plastic Change.
Strategy, Fundraising, Solutions
For more than 20 years, Steen was CEO of Novozymes, a listed Danish company delivering sustainable enzymatic solutions to industrial problems across industries all over the world. Steen currently holds more than 10 board positions, including as chairman of the Danish chapter of WWF.
Margrete is a member of the European Parliament and a former member of the Danish Parliament. Margrete has held several roles in the area of environmental protection in the public service arena and served on the board of directors of Plastic Change in the first year of our existence.
Media, Fundraising, Solutions
Anne-Marie is currently Executive Director of the Tuborg Foundation, a charity under the Carlsberg Foundation. Anne-Marie has formerly been Vice President, (Communications and CSR) at Novozymes/Novo Nordisk and Carlsberg Group.
Scientific Documentation, NGO, Information, Education
Marcus is co-founder of the 5 Gyres Institute, a California-based organization focusing on plastic pollution in the oceans. Marcus has written one of the most comprehensive scientific article on marine plastic pollution, partly based on his own expeditions.
Scientific Documentation, Industry, Authorities
Francois is Chairman of the Technical Group on marine litter advising the EU Commission regarding the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. Francois has a long track record for scientific documentation of marine pollution, also based on his own expeditions in the Mediterranean Sea.
Morten Ugelvig Andersen
Competitions, Business development, Project management
Morten is National Manager of Venture Cup, a world-leading startup organization for university students with a mission to identify and develop the talents and technology of tomorrow. Morten has extensive experience in competitive concept & business development and project implementation.
Martin is CEO of EcoXpac A/S, a Danish company which develops and manufactures products made of recycled natural fiber, including the 100% biodegradable wood fiber bottle - Green Fiber Bottle - developed in collaboration with Carlsberg. Martin believes in innovation as a crucial aspect in creating a more sustainable future.
Partnerships & Fundraising
Pia supports the fundraising and partner profile by utilizing her extensive network in investment forums. Pia has the resources to ensure operational foundation for the organization as well as financial support for projects. Together we are passionate about making a difference to reduce plastic pollution in our oceans and natural environments.
Research, Documentation, Science
Kristian holds a Master of Science, a PhD, and is lector of Environmental Risk at Roskilde University. Kristian is involved in numerous projects to increase awareness of the negative environmental impacts of microplastic and the prevalence of marine microplastic litter. In addition he analyses regulatory changes in regards to plastic pollution - in DK and in EU.
Politics, Media, Authorities
Member of the Danish Parliament for Social Democracy since 1981. Former Chairman of the Danish Parliament and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Finance and Taxation. Chairman of the UN General Assembly 2015-16. Expert on international relations including the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.