MEET OUR PEOPLE

The people of Danske Commodities are our company's greatest assets. It may sound like a smart catch-phrase – but it's not. The success of our company is built on having the brightest minds working across the entire organisation: On our trading floors, in our customer business and in our back office. Meet a few of our bright minds here.

Pernille Maibom Refsgaard

Position: Market risk analyst

Education: Master’s in Management Accounting and Control

Fun fact: In my spare time i practice show jumping (horseback riding has been a part of my life for 20 years)

Mads Knudsen

Position: Gas trader

Education: Masters in Corporate Communication

Fun fact: I used to be a professional poker player

Alexander Rybka

Position: Head of short term portfolio management

Education: Master’s in Engineering

Fun fact: If you google my name the first thing that pops up is a doped Ukrainian goalkeeper

Emil Kjær Nielsen

Position: Portfolio Manager

Education: Master’s in Engineering

Fun fact: I played Danny Zuko in a high school musical

Mads Schmidt Christensen

Position: Head of Strategy and Communications

Education: Master's in Philosophy and Business Administration 

Fun fact: I’ve played football for the Greenlandic national team

Bianca Riis Grønkjær

Position: Trade controller

Education:
 Office assistant with administration

Fun fact: In my younger days I was an elite swimmer

Andreas Schwartz

Position: Senior strategy analyst

Education: Master’s in Finance

Fun fact: I once won a golf tournament with a broken arm

Amit De

Position: Quantative developer

Education: PhD in Mathematics

Fun fact: I have recently taken up fencing

Malene Friis

Position: Trading analyst

Education: Master's in Mathematics and Economics

Fun fact: I don't have a facebook profile

Arne Højgaard

Position: Head of Operations and Processes

Education: Bachelor's in Electronic Engineering

Fun fact: I'm an avid beekeeper

Line Vestergaard Larsen

Position: HR partner

Education: Master’s in Information Studies

Fun fact: I have completed two marathons

Benjamin Biegel

Position: Quant trader

Education: PhD in Electrical Engineering

Fun fact: I've been taken capture by soldiers during a vacation

Jakob Arendt Rasmussen

Position: Software developer

Education: PhD in Theoretical Physics and Nanoscience

Fun fact: I play saxophone and have a 6th child on the way

Daniel Madsen

Position: Power trader

Education: 6th semester student, Economics & Business Adminstration

Fun fact: I’m a previous rank 1 hunter in World of Warcraft

Tobias Basse

Position: Trading analyst

Education: PhD in Theoretical Cosmology

Fun fact: I know how to fly a hot air balloon

Inge Marie Kristensen

Position: Head of IT

Education: Diploma in Economics

Fun fact: I used to beat all the boys in armwrestling as a child in school 

Sanne Norman

Position: Receptionist and personal assistant

Education: AP degree in service, fitness and wellness management

Fun fact: Around 12 years ago, I was part of a documentary on TV about being single

Martin Lynnerup

Martin Lynnerup

Position: Corporate designer

Education: Master's in Architecture

Fun fact: I've walked the 800 km Camino across Spain

Thomas Højbjerg Raundahl

Position: Legal counsel

Education: Master's in Law

Fun fact: I used to be the lead singer in a band and played roles in high school musicals

Mikkel Graversen

Position: Quantitive developer

Education: Master's Degree in Mathematics and Economics

Fun fact: One of my relatives was a former Danish prime minister

Isabelle Stein

Position: Gas trader

Education: Master of Engineering

Fun fact: I was once part of the background choir of the "Wildecker Herzbuben", which is broadcasted every Christmas on TV in Germany

Jens Bruun

Position: Executive assistant to CEO

Education: Master's in Finance

Fun fact: I was born 10 weeks early

Kunal Aggarwal

Position: Power trader

Education
: Postgrad in International Business

Fun fact: I speak five languages: English, Hindi, Punjabi, Urdu and Dogri 

Astrid Hokken

Position: Marketing specialist

Education: Master's in English and Media Studies

Fun fact: I lived in five different countries across three continents before I was 12 years old

Nikoline Buus Nielsen

Position: Business controller

Education: Master's in Business Controlling

Fun fact: I'm a former professional handball player

David Carter

Position: Gas trader

Education: Honours in Accounting and Finance

Fun fact: I qualified for the British Olympic Swimming Trials in 2012

Matias Fyllgraf Lorentzen

Position: Power trader

Education: Master’s in Economy

Thor Sebastian Klose at work
Business areas

Where do I fit in at DC?

Learn about our business areas and which types of candidates we typically employ per area.

Sven Hendrik Heese talking on the phone
FAQ

Frequently asked questions

We have collected some of the questions we frequently receive from the candidates applying for our positions.

HR Partner Line Vestergaard Larsen
Recruitment

Our recruitment process

We have created a recruitment process that focuses on the applicant and ensures that we recruit the best – every time.