Danske Commodities consists of smart and collaborative people that genuinely like to spend time together both at work and beyond. Have a look at the world through their eyes below, where we have compiled some of the many snaps taken by our people. We call them: DC highlights.
Kim and Mads in the spotlight - The Danish Broadcast Corporation visited DC to do a feature on meteorology for the evening news.
Our first US power trade can mean only one thing: donuts!
Celebrating one year of joint forces with Equinor! What better way to do that than with birthday cake?
In December 2019, 17 skiers from DC hit the slopes (and the bars) of Val d'Isère.
Lights, camera, action. We recently reshot our company video starring our CEO Helle.
Congratulations to our Head of Finance and Accounting, Jesper, and our Head of Gas Trading and Origination, Michael, for completing the prestigious Leadership Acceleration Programme at IMD in Switzerland!
Sometimes, all you need is a little appreciation. Here's a care package from Senior Leadership for kids and grown-ups to enjoy together.
Congratulations to us! Celebrating 15 years in the business - let's hope for many more.
We're staying safe and working from home. Here's our Head of Climate Markets, Casper, at home with his son, Victor - never too young to start learning the craft of trading!
HR Partner Ann-Sofie taking career questions live on the air with Danish broadcaster Danmarks Radio.
As we introduced our new CEO, Helle, we said goodbye to our former, Henrik, sending him on his way with a poster of few of our most frequent (and funny) DC phrases.
Delegates from our BI team visited our partners in Poland, which also included a cook-off with a professional chef.
The Female Economic Network, KØN, invited our CEO, Helle, to speak about her journey as CEO in a male-dominated industry at Aarhus BSS.
Another successful E-world fair, filled with business, talks and great food, is in the books!
At DC, we never stop trading - not even on Christmas Eve. In keeping with tradition, we received this photo from our Intraday trading floor where Henrik, Oliver, Anders and Joakim kept things running.
Our DC Sports Club organised yet another fun stand up paddle board event. Here are a few of our colleagues prepping to get out on the water.
'Namaste' from a group of relaxed and balanced DC people.
Head of Power Trading & Origination, Jesper, and Head of Power Markets, Tor, recently visited Head of US Power Trading, Maarten, in our US Office in Stamford, Connecticut - and made sure to check out New York City as well.
Trading's Jesper, Tor and Kasper joined colleagues Kaan and Sani at our Istanbul office to meet with Turkish counterparties and decision makers.
Merry Christmas from our Finance & Accounting team!
Happy Holidays from Peter, Nicklas and Karl, who held up the fort in our Intraday department on Christmas Eve.
Head of Business Intelligence, Lars, speaking at a BI conference about how we have redefined BI at DC.
Our IT department embraced the "Challenge. Compete. Repeat." mindset during a quiz night MC'ed by local celebrity quizmaster Steve.
Ready to talk to lots of finance and economics students at the "Spækhuggeren" career fair.
Video shoot at the office: Origination General Manager, UK and Ireland, Mike, explaining how the power market works in less than 5 minutes!
Martin and Astrid from our Strategy & Communications team celebrate winning a target shooting team event.
Alexander and Mataza are ready to talk market trends at "Windenergietage 2017".
We've launched a new podcast series, taking you behind the screens of DC. Have you listened in yet?
Our Origination General Manager for Southern Europe, Dario, in a panel debate discussing the potential of photovoltaics in the Italian energy mix.
The future of energy trading is bright, judging by the enthusiasm of the 24 10-year old pupils from Frederiksbjerg Skole, who visited our Intraday trading floor.
Delicious gift baskets and a thank you for all the hard work to all DC employees.
Greetings from a few of our colleagues who participated in the 2017 Emart energy trading fair.
Head of Proprietary Power Trading, Thor, speaking at Danish Energy Day 2017.
VP, Head of Trading, Jesper, in Paris participating in an EPEX Exchange Council meeting .
Head of Strategy & Communications, Mads, speaking at an Aarhus Business Club event.
Congrats to a group of DC colleagues on having won a charity football tournament - among others by beating a team of former professional football stars from the local premier league team, AGF.
IT is going all out for Halloween!
Our Cross Border Power Trading team celebrating getting off to a great start after the summer holidays.
Our 2017 summer party took place at Climate Planet, a fascinating spherical construction situated by the harbour in the centre of Aarhus, designed to put a spotlight on climate change.
Feeling the team spirit at Husum Wind.
With health and safety on the agenda, 15 DC employees learned the basics of first aid - from CPR to using a defibrillator.
Our CFO, Helle, on her way to our London office.
Team spirit on beautiful Gozo.
This year, the annual DC skiing trip led us to the slopes of Austria.
A few of our Cross Border Power Trading guys bonding at the Energy Trading Central and South Eastern Europe conference.
An amazing Friday bar where Danish stand-up comedian Omar Marzouk stopped by for a surprise show.
It's such a gift to come to work at DC each day – especially in our Group Finance & IT unit, where the Christmas spirit has evidently reached an all-time-high.
Our leaders enjoyed a well-deserved break in the sun at our recent Leadership Summit!
Living up to our "work hard play hard" mantra during an ice hockey match organised by DC Sports.
Our IT Partner Mia makes a point out of travelling to a remote destination at least once a year. And of course she brings her DC merchandise (here pictured on a market in Thailand).
Our team is in place at Spreewind's "Windenergietage 2016".
The Danish business newspaper Børsen has announced that DC is once again one of the top growth companies in Denmark - a so-called "Gazelle".
A big thank you to the 57 people who joined us as a part of Finance And Consulting Club Aarhus' company visit to our headquarters.
Our CEO Helle was invited to participate in business network Erhverv Aarhus' "Urban Talent" conference, talking about attracting the talents of Generation Y and Z.
Danish singer Wafande helped kickstart the annual Christmas party.
A handful of DC employees doing their best Spiderman impressions during an indoor climbing session.
Props to a group of very (pro)active DC employees, who went all the way to the finals in a charity tournament, where they played against a team of former professional players from AGF.
At the hands of Business Developer, Mia, some of our colleagues were introduced to the why's and how's of DC's project management framework
Team building during our company trip to Corsica.
Yayyy – we've been included among the best workplaces in Denmark! Apart from being included on the list over medium-sized companies, DC is also among the best companies in the IT category.
Greeting from WindEnergy Hamburg!
Look who our two lucky colleagues, Mia and Ann-Sofie, met after a DC get-together to kickstart Aarhus Festuge. Danish rapper L.O.C.!
Sometimes we travel north to visit and learn from our colleagues at Equinor in Stavanger.
DC's very own software developer Sander was ranked number 3 on Ingeniøren and Version2.dk's list of greatest IT talents in Denmark.
Our Short Term Portfolio Management catching their breath after a teambuilding event.
Celebrating our 10-year anniversary. Our CEO Henrik Lind performing live with Steffen Brandt and TV2.
Our IT department just keeps getting better - for example by attending a Project Leader Course.
Lunchtime and still busy at our Dansk Fjernvarme stand at Bella Center Copenhagen.
We held our annual summer party at the Tivoli Friheden amusement park, where Kathleen showed her best mini-golf efforts.
Jesper, Line, Anders & Jacob looked particularly sharp when talking to students at this year's BSS CompanyDATING!
Congratulations to our Group Legal team, which has been included on The Legal 500’s Powerlist among the 100 best in-house teams in the Nordic countries.
Tired after an amazing E-world fair. Thanks to all the customers who came to see us.
Congrats to the team at our CHP at DTU for being named "Gazelle 2017" - or in other words, one of Denmark's top growth companies.
Celebrating that summer is (almost) here! An evening with magic, great food, and above all: great company.
Katrine and Anne Sophie were two of the 19 powder hounds from DC, who braved braved the pistes in Alpes d'Huez during a Spring ski trip.
Head of Automated Trading, Thor, spoke to a bunch of curious PhD students about the match that is DC and bright minds.
Ready to meet the students at Aarhus' business school.
Staying cool in the summer heat with the help of free ice cream from the ice cream truck.
Enjoying the sun and a good beach volley match at Aarhus' beach bar "Standbaren".
A few of our colleagues have just come back from a visit to the Mwereni School for the Blind in Tanzania, where they helped paint a new class room, played games with the children and taught several classes.
Meet our everyday superhero!
Carl, our VP, Head of Origination, delivering a presentation at the “Kraftvärmeverket 2025” seminar.
Dorte, Rikke and Peter could tell you everything there is to know about our business! Meet them at various career fairs throughout the year.
Say hi to the whole DC team!
Pink flamingos apparently live in the bay of Aarhus – what a view from our 5th floor.
The Female Economic Network, KØN, stopped by our offices to learn more about what we do and what it's like to work in an energy trading company.
Kicking off an internal course with a lovely and healthy breakfast.
What better way to celebrate one of the best results in our annual people survey in DC history than with ice cream?! A bribe? Maybe. Delicious? Definitely.
Our directors satisfying their need for speed during a team building event on the go-cart track.
Danske Commodities ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ in Times Square, New York.
We're proud to have been awarded the Danish export award.
Our Head of Business Intelligence, Lars, took the stage at EEX Group's prestigious annual think tank meeting, EPEX Spot in Paris. Lars was invited to share his view on the potential of data-driven business.
Our Italian superstar Dario took the stage at the Solarplaza conference in Milan and spoke about the recent spikes in Italian power prices and the opportunities to follow for long-term PPAs.
Our BI Consultants, Khoa and Morten, and Head of BI, Astrid, are ready to meet curious students of Aarhus BSS for BI Day.
This year's summer party was held in a beautiful Japanese garden.
All hail the victorious team Panama, who won the DC Football Cup 2018 - congrats to Frederik, Tobias, Casper and Frederik!
A new Scandinavian power couple has been forged, as Danske Commodities becomes part of Norwegian energy heavyweight Equinor.
DC Sports organises many sports events throughout the year. One of their activities is a running club - including a running coach.
Can you spot what our IT department is building? Hint: it was huge in the 80's!
King of the East, Kasper Just, celebrated his impressive 10-year anniversary at DC.
As always, we took on 15,000 runners at the annual DHL relay run and challenged ourselves (and our colleagues of course). See you next year!
Andreas and Bjarne from Automated Trading joined forces with Lars from Software Development and got new insights in Artificial Intelligence at a conference in London. Robots, bring it on.
Throwback to the 10 year anniversary of Claus, our Head of Nordics Power Markets.
Don't mess with Finance & Accounting. They mean business!
Senior Software Developer, Michael, had the privilege of delivering a guest lecture for future IT Engineers at Aarhus School of Engineering.
15 students from Aarhus School of Business and Social Sciences had to create a three-year strategy for DC at our International Case Competition.
Our team at Europe's largest wind fair in Hamburg, where they discussed energy trading, direct marketing and of course wind.
Flashback to our internal course, 'Trading 101' that aims to educate our colleagues even further.
Former colleague Bo successfully defending his PhD thesis about the power grid of the future, which was developed in collaboration with DC.
A farewell celebration for former CEO and founder Henrik Lind, who will now become part of the DC Board.
We’re “stayin’ alive” and brushing off some killer moves during this dance event.
Congrats to Erik from our Business Intelligence team for claiming the prestigious title of DC University Instructor of the Year 2018.
Originator Vincenzo was invited to participate in a panel discussion in Italy on how to unlock the country's wind and solar potential.
“Just a friendly game of shuffleboard”... said no one ever working at DC! Our Finance & Accounting team took the game to a whole new level during a team event.
Congrats to our graduates for passing their Team Challenge and completing the Trading Graduate Programme.
Congratulations to Jonas, Lotte and Jens for finishing first in an epic quiz battle during a legendary party celebrating our 2018 results.
Head of Treasury & Credit Risk Management Jesper went snorkelling with turtles off the coast of Bali - while repping DC of course!
How can we stay safe and still enjoy delicious food from our canteen? With to-go meal boxes, of course!
Photo booth fun at our 2018 Christmas party.
Senior Portfolio Manager Nicholas gave a talk on Guarantees of Origin and the market for renewable energy in Denmark.
Portfolio Manager Tau visiting our colleagues at Equinor's headquarters in Stavanger, Norway. The visit was part of his participation in their Commercial Development Programme.
Martin and Astrid from our Strategy and Communications team carefully wrapping 100 cakes ahead of a career fair.
Henrik and Mia ready to talk to hundreds of computer scientists at the annual Katrinebjerg career fair.
250 colleagues. Great food and drinks. A packed dance floor. In short: our 2019 Christmas party was a major success.
Our baby game is strong, but our merch game is stronger!
Challenge, Compete, Repeat!
Mads from Strategy & Communications went through our new Leadership Capability Framework at one of our bi-annual leadership summits.
Have you met the friendly creature Energia yet? If not, read our very own children's book which takes on the difficult subject of energy!
"You have 15 screens, why not use one of them for Kahoot!". We're getting the hang of having COVID-compliant Friday bars!
DC and interesting people are an undeniable match - meet some of them in our Meet our People-videos.
Congratulations on the milestone to our commander in chief, celebrating 10 years in DC!
Our Portfolio Manager Rikke shared her insights on the value of wind and special regulation at Wind Denmark's annual summit.
We've just celebrated a huge milestone in our SOX journey. Nothing says appreciation like whipped cream and custard! Can you name the two handsome men on the cake?
Popping wheelies and climbing mountains! Our trailblazing colleagues explored the wooded areas of Aarhus with DC Sports.
It's the traders' favorite time of year - harvest season. Yeehaw!
Holiday season is approaching quickly so Bianca spruced up our Aarhus offices to get our colleagues in a jolly good mood!
We've launched our very own DC bicycle project. See you on the paths and tracks out there!
Weekend vibes provided by (some of) the 🇺🇸 team. Huber, Maarten, Anders and Dennis enjoying a few drinks in downtown Stamford
Rasmus was invited to speak on digital solutions in the energy industry at MatchPoints, Aarhus University's flagship conference
A regular day at the office suddenly got a whole lot sweeter, courtesy of Paradis Is!
It's all smiles for People & Culture, enjoying delicious drinks at Aarhus' local street food market
4:17 am - Head of Meteorology and avid open water swimmer, Kim, is one with the waves, and our Strategy & Communications team is right there with him
Cheers to the freakin' weekend!
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