Mette Ehlers Mikkelsen
Chairman of the board
Mette Ehlers works professionally as a board member focusing on growth, sales and internationalisation. She is a member of the boards of Top Partners A/S and Café Globen ApS and has worked in boards during the past 20 years. Previously in among other Danish Business Promotion (the organisations of Danish local Business CEOs), Attention Design Aps, the Entrepreneur House of the Capital Region, the Think Tank the Danish Atlantic Treaty Association, and the advisory boards of a number of IT-startups incl. in Sweden.
Mette has been a diplomat during 18 years, 15 of which she was head of export promotion with two postings on neighboring markets. 2010-14 she was head of trade and export promotion at the Danish Embassy in Stockholm and twice responsible for the Danish export promotion to the Nordic Region. The past five years, she has been a business CEO and Market Director at Mannaz, structuring key account management in a company advising on leadership, board practise and organisational change.
She holds two masters; in political science and international relations from University of Copenhagen and University of Canterbury, and a board education from Niels Brock.
Mette Ehlers Mikkelsen is a member of VL-Danish Management Society, the Danish Board Association and Women in Boards. Privately, she is a member of the Travellers Club in Denmark, Nomad Mania and Travellers Century Club.