The Team

NKP was founded by Andreas von Buchwald, a former Investment Manager with private equity firm Axcel, and the team is based out of Copenhagen, Denmark, currently counting all the Scandinavian nationalities and German.

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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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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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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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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