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Journalist, author, lecturer.

Director of Arena for Journalism in Europe, the organisation behind the annual Dataharvest – the European Investigative Journalism Conference.

Lecturer at the University of Gothenburg.

Foto: Thomas Tolstrup

Current fields of interest:

Cross border and collaborative journalism; journalism in societies; digitalisation of societies; European affairs and regulation; political economy.

Previous positions:

2008-2018 Journalismfund.eu, a support structure for in-depth, innovative and independent journalism in Europe. Initially invited to develop the European activities, later chairperson and managing Editor.

2008-2012 Freelance cross border journalism with teams of the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists ICIJ, own initiative teams and filmmakers; developing the growing European activities of Journalismfund.eu.

2004-2008 In Brussels working as EU-correspondent for Danish daily Information, since 2008 back in Denmark.

Co-founder of several European journalism and data journalism projects, including the follow-the-money Farmsubsidy.org project – that for the first time in the history of the EU brought to light beneficiaries of the annual billion Euro subsidies to the farming industry,  and the annual European Investigative Journalism & Dataharvest Conference, where some of the most courageous and innovative journalists from all over Europe meet to learn from each other and to collaborate across borders.

Detailed CV