Michael RittoChairman of the Board
Michael works with investment and business development in creative companies. His portfolio includes:
Co Plus A/S (Chairman of the Board)
AIAIAI Aps (Chairman of the Board)
Syntonetic Media Solutions A/S (Chairman of the Board)
Instant Major Aps (Chairman of the Board)
Gonzo Media Aps (Partner)
Soundvenue A/S (Partner, Chairman of the Board)
Michael also works on the following philanthropic projects:
One Life Foundation (Chairman of the Board)
Orchid Project (Danish, Chairman of the Board)
Turning Tables (Chairman of the Board)
CEO, Nordisk Film (2006-2009)
CEO, MBO A/S (2003-2006)
CEO, EMI Music (1992-2003)
Founder, Medley Records (1978-1992)
Morten Christiansen is CEO of the telco 3. Morten was previously COO of the telco Orange and CEO of the media agency Carat Danmark.
Anna Schori is a massive international photographer with a birth given talent for philanthropy and networking.
Anna has worked in London and New York for the majority of her professional life, until now. Back living on her home turf in Stockholm she continues to work as a photographer and video-maker, for a range of international clients. Her work is both editorial and commercial, in which she focuses on portraits, social reportage and the music industry. As Chair Woman for Turning Tables Sweden Anna is building a strong network of Swedish artists, philanthropists, organizations and companies with a genuine interest in utilizing technology for innovative empowerment of marginalized youth inside and outside of Sweden.
Peter ChristiansenBoard Member
Peter has been working within the civil society and social movements for the past 30 years, holding various positions in Denmark, Tanzania and Jordan before moving to Berlin where he now holds a position as Deputy Director with the International Civil Society Centre.. At ActionAid Denmark Peter was the Head of Global Capacity Development, setting up a worldwide educational framework. Also with ActionAid, Peter served as Regional Director of the Middle East Programme focusing on youth empowerment and support to Syrian refugees. Peter holds an MA in Management and Experience Economy. His key professional interests are the changing paradigm for civil society and the new organizational framework required to constantly be able to deliver on social change.
Everard FindlayGlobal Advisor
Everard Findlay LLC works with global clients to build customized brand strategies that achieve alignment with business objectives and meet the needs of diverse stakeholders.
As part of the company’s process it involves a network of world-leaders and innovators that come from an array of industries. The diversity of backgrounds represented in the company’s network mirrors the diversity of the projects they undertake.
Since starting the company in 2003 completed projects include branding the country of Suriname, creating a brand for Dartmouth College’s recently created Institute for Cross-Disciplinary Engagement, and conceptualizing the “Drop of Consciousness” ad campaign for the Noah’s Arc Foundation, founded by NBA Chicago Bulls’ Joakim Noah.
Additionally, Findlay serves in an advisory role for several organizations and educational institutions. In 2010 Findlay was appointed by NYC Mayor Bloomberg to serve on the board of GrowNYC (the Council for the Environment for New York City). He is a trustee for NeueHouse, a members-based collaborative work space in New York City. He is a lifetime honorary member of Soho House, a members-only club in 14 locations around the world, including New York City, Hollywood, Miami, London, Berlin and Istanbul.
Findlay is an appointed member of the advisory board for Columbia University’s National Center for Children in Poverty at the Mailman School of Public Health. He serves on the board for Dartmouth College’s E.E. Just STEM Scholars Program. And he was appointed as a Global Ambassador by Morehouse College’s Martin Luther King, Jr. College of Ministers and Laity.
Gro Therp has been working as a casting director since 1998, and is the co-founder of ArtCast. Her main focus is facilitating hybrids between documentary and fiction based on outreach field work empowering real people to become on screen actors.
Using anthropologic fieldwork, for casting, working in subcultures, minorities, urban scenes, and ghettos, all over Denmark.
Interesting in human relations and dynamics
Inge Duus HjortlundBoard Member
Inge Duus Hjortlund is a guidance and careers counselor for the regional education and career guidance center in Copenhagen, Denmark. She has 20 years of experience from political organisations and NGO’s including Operation Day’s Work, MS Action Aid Denmark and DanChurchAid. Inge was a founding member of the board of Turning Tables Denmark.
Mikkel is Volunteer Coordinator at Action Aid Denmark and DIY Festival Organizer at #BurningMön