On this page you can see the organizational structure of Cross Cultures, and who is sitting in our Board as well as in our head quarter in Copenhagen.
Federspiel, Ulrik Andreas
Senior Advisor to the Haldor Topsoe Company
Associate Dean, Aarhus University,
Former ambassador to the United States
Former State Secretary, The Prime Minister`s Office
Former State Secretary, The Foreign Ministry
Special envoy, Gerlev Sports Academy.
Former Minister for the environment
EU Commissioner for climate change
Chairman of the Board, University of Aarhus and Berlingske Media
Chairman at the Danish think tank CONCITO & KR Foundation,
Member of Volkswagen Sustainability Board
Vice President of the European Olympic Committee
President of the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark.
Vice President of the National Olympic Committee and Sports Confederation of Denmark
Former President of the Danish Football Association
Former member of the UEFA Executive Committee
Former member of the UEFA Finance Committee
Former Chairman of the UEFA Hattrick Committee
Former member of the FIFA Audit and Compliance Committee
Vice President of the Danish Football Association (DBU)
President of the Danish Football Association Jylland
Åberg Darell, Annika
Sweden’s Football Federation
Former State Secretary for Foreign Economic Affaires
Skytte Christoffersen, Poul
Former Ambassador at the Permanent Representation of Denmark to the EU
Chairman at the Danish think tank EUROPA and European Policy Center
Former Secretary General of the EU Council of Ministers
Former Managing Director of Danish International Investment Fund
Managing Director of Pluribus Aps
Community worker and SSP-consultant.
Former coach of the Danish National Women's Football team and Danish municipal politician.
Staff at the headquarter in Denmark
Anders Levinsen, Founder and Managing Director
Anders served UNHCR in Iraq (1991-92) and former Yugoslavia (1992 - 94). Among other things, Anders set up and led the UN's emergency operation in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Federation Area 1992-93, which also included negotiations of several local ceasefires. Moreover, Anders has a background in football as both player and youth coach playing amongst other football in the premiere and secondary leagues in Denmark and training several youth elite teams (B93, AB Copenhagen and Lyngby).
Stina Wahl, Financial Manager
Hanne Lund Madsen, Global Programme Director
Hanne is the Global Programme Director at Cross Cultures and she is also the focal point for social responsibility and safeguarding children in sport. Before joining Cross Cultures Hanne served as Head of Global Programmes at The Danish Institute for Parties and Democracy during eight years. She has served in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and worked as a trusted advisor to the UN, NGOs and business with working experience from 35 countries globally. By training, she holds a Masters in International Development and in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and she is certified conflict mediator.
Poul Gilling, Head of education and development
Poul is former head of education and development department in the Danish Football Association and associated professor at Copenhagen Business Academy
Jette Nordam, Special advisor.
Sofie Paxevanos, Intern. Responsible for web-page and the Cross Cultures Podcast
Sofie is a student at Roskilde Universitycenter studying communication and inter-cultural relations.
Ole Bisp Rasmussen, Intern. Programme assistant
Ole is a student at Roskilde Universitycenter studying Psychology and Business. Ole is moreover a former football player playing for Vejle in the Danish championship as well as for the Danish National team U16, U17, U18 and U19.