The Team

NKP was founded by Andreas von Buchwald - a former Investment Manager with private equity firm Axcel - and the team works from an investor-centric perspective.

Andreas von Buchwald holds a MSc (Economics) from the University of Copenhagen and started his career as an equity analyst at Danske Bank. After that he spent four years with the private equity firm, Axcel, first as an Analyst and from 2013-2015 as Investment Manager where he was part of the EG A/S and Silkeborg Data A/S deal teams. During his time at Axcel, Andreas covered investment cases within logistics, software & IT services, industrial automation and manufacturing a.o., and was part of multiple commercial and financial due diligences with international scope. At Nordic Knowledge Partners Andreas focuses on business development and product/service innovation.

Andreas von Buchwald
CEO & Founder
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Jasmine Allaby has experience as a Project Manager from the expert network ThirdBridge in London where she worked with management consulting clients across Europe. Prior to that, Jasmine worked with PR-firm Neil Reading. A native speaker in English, French, and Spanish, Jasmine holds a B.A. from King's College London and a MSc (Management) from University College London (UCL).

Jasmine Allaby
Team Leader
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Emil Tange Ohlsen holds a MSc in Economics & Business Administration from Copenhagen Business School. Emil previously worked as a Senior Analyst at NKP and prior to that as a Sales Consultant with Danish insurance company CODAN. At Nordic Knowledge Partners, Emil is day-to-day responsible for our M&A Insights operations.

Emil Tange Ohlsen
Head of M&A Intelligence
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Farina Fehmer has experience as Project Manager from Coleman Research in London - one of the first players in the expert network industry. As a native-German speaker, Farina is the account lead for a number of our DACH-based clients and plays a key role in developing our expert network in the region. Farina holds a MSc in Conflict Studies from the London School of Economics (High Merit).

Farina Fehmer
Senior Account Manager
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Herman Ismar Gulbrandsen has experience from Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) where he worked with private equity clients in Northern Europe. Herman previously served in the Royal Norwegian Navy with deployments overseas, and he holds a MSc in Management from Cass Business School in London.

Herman Ismar Gulbrandsen
Senior Account Manager
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Simon Egemose has experience from the global financial data provider Factset in London where he worked as a Consultant for Nordic investment management clients. Simon Egemose holds a MSc in Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus University.

Simon Thuesen Egemose
Account Manager
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Jonas Schjøtt is currently pursuing a BSc in Business Administration at Copenhagen Business School. Jonas previously held part-time jobs at Leroy Seafood in Norway.

Jonas Schjøtt
Senior Analyst
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Eline Buchner holds a BSc in International Business from Copenhagen Business School (CBS), and is currently pursuing a MSc at CBS. Eline has experience from the Stock Exchange in Madrid, Spain. At Nordic Knowledge Partners, Eline is a core member of the DACH M&A Insights Team.

Eline Buchner
Senior Analyst
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Philipp Swegmark is currently pursuing a MSc at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) within Applied Economics and Finance and holds a BSc from Jönköping International Business School in Sweden. Philipp is part of the M&A Insights Team at NKP, and has previous experience from internships at DJE Kapital a.o.

Philipp Swegmark
Analyst
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Hannah Gipmans holds a BSc from Maastricht University School of Business and Economics, and is currently pursing a MSc degree at Copenhagen Business School within Finance and Investment. Hannah has work experience from the global consultancy firm BearingPoint in Berlin.

Hannah Gipmans
Analyst
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Ivan Ou is currently pursuing a BSc at Copenhagen Business School (International Business in Asia) and has previously worked as a Student Assistant at Nykredit Bank. At Nordic Knowledge Partners Ivan is a part of the Nordic M&A Insights team.

Ivan Ou
Analyst
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Carl-Fredrik Bley is currently pursuing his MSc at Copenhagen Business School (Economics and Business Administration) and has previously worked as an Intern with SEB Corporate Finance. At Nordic Knowledge Partners, Mathias is part of the Nordic M&A Insights team.

Carl-Fredrik Bley
Analyst
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Sofus Koba is currently pursuing a BSc at Copenhagen Business School (International Business "IB") and has previously worked part-time at e-conomic. At Nordic Knowledge Partners Sofus is a part of the M&A Insights team.

Sofus Koba
Analyst
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Board of Directors

Søren Friis is Director at Global Connect. He has previously worked at the leading international variety retailer Flying Tiger Copenhagen as Project Director where he has been part of the management team focusing on corporate strategy since 2015, and has in his role as Head of North America headed the company’s expansion in the US. Prior to joining Flying Tiger Copenhagen, he spent six years at The Boston Consulting Group in Copenhagen and Sydney (2008 - 2015), most recently as Principal. Søren Friis holds an MSc in Finance and Strategic Management from Copenhagen Business School.

Søren Friis Nielsen
Chairman
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Rasmus Helmich has more than 20 years executive experience in the telecoms industry. He has founded several businesses, including Webpartner A/S (an ISP contender to TDC) which was succesfully exited to Swedish Ventelo in 2006 where Rasmus became CEO. In 2009, Rasmus became CEO of broadband provider Nianet until the company was acquired by leading private equity firm EQT in 2018. Rasmus holds a BSc in Economics from Copenhagen Business School.

Rasmus Helmich
Board Member
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Casper Henningsen is the CEO of  fast growing customer transformation platform UserTribe. He joined the company in 2017 as COO, focusing on scaling the international growth. Previously, he worked at Kunde & Co (2012-2017), where he initially built its social media business unit from zero to two-digit million revenue. After his first 36 months in the company, he became the youngest Senior Partner in the company’s history and in 2015, he became Managing Partner.

Casper Henningsen
Board Member
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Christian von Buchwald is a Doctor of Medical Science, Professor, and Chief Surgeon at the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at Rigshospitalet and the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. Christian is an internationally renowned expert within  robotic skull-base surgery, and pioneering international research on Human Papillomavirus and its relation to certain cancer types (oral cavity a.o.). He is the author and co-author of more than 130 scientific publications, including in The American Journal of Rhinology and Allergy. Since 2018, Christian has been Advisor and consultant for the Danish Health Authority.

Christian von Buchwald
Board Member
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Simon Friberg Andersen is Head of Digital International at Marks & Spencer in London, leading a team of 50 e-com professionals across China, India, and the UK since 2014. Previously, he was Head of Online Innovation at Woolsworth (2012-2014) and before that he was Partner and co-founder at Userneeds (2007-2012). Simon Friberg Andersen served at The Boston Consulting Group (2002-2007), latest as Project Leader, from which he has vast international experience across the Nordics and Asia-Pacific region. Simon Friberg Andersen holds a MSc in Finance from Copenhagen Business School and also completed studies at UCLA Anderson School of Management.

Simon Friberg Andersen
Advisory Board Member
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