Take a peek into our lives

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.

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Danske Commodities skiing trip 2018

This year, the annual DC skiing trip led us to the slopes of Austria. 

Ann-Sofie Frandsen P4 Østjylland Danske Commodities

HR Partner Ann-Sofie taking career questions live on the air with Danish broadcaster Danmarks Radio. 

Salling gift basket

Delicious gift baskets and a thank you for all the hard work to all DC employees. 

Danske Commodities Business Intelligence Poland

Delegates from our BI team visited our partners in Poland, which also included a cook-off with a professional chef. 

DC Sport yoga

'Namaste' from a group of relaxed and balanced DC people. 

Danske Commodities Turkey

Trading's Jesper, Tor and Kasper joined colleagues Kaan and Sani at our Istanbul office to meet with Turkish counterparties and decision makers.

Danske Commodities employees in Christmas sweaters

Merry Christmas from our Finance & Accounting team!

Christmas Eve Intraday Danske Commodities

Happy Holidays from Peter, Nicklas and Karl, who held up the fort in our Intraday department on Christmas Eve. 

Lars Kühn speaking at Business Intelligence conference

Head of Business Intelligence, Lars, speaking at a BI conference about how we have redefined BI at DC.

Danske Commodities IT pub quiz winners

Our IT department embraced the "Challenge. Compete. Repeat." mindset during a quiz night MC'ed by local celebrity quizmaster Steve.

Katrine Bondgaard, Jonas Skovbjerg og Ann-Sofie Frandsen til Spækhuggeren karrieredag

Ready to talk to lots of finance and economics students at the "Spækhuggeren" career fair.

Michael Cave video shoot

Video shoot at the office: Origination General Manager, UK and Ireland, Mike, explaining how the power market works in less than 5 minutes!

Martin Lynnerup and Astrid Hokken at shooting range

Martin and Astrid from our Strategy & Communications team celebrate winning a target shooting team event.

Alexander Grundmann and Mataza Golzari at Windenergietage

Alexander and Mataza are ready to talk market trends at "Windenergietage 2017".

Dario Gallanti in panel debate

Our Origination General Manager for Southern Europe, Dario, in a panel debate discussing the potential of photovoltaics in the Italian energy mix.

EMART 2017

Greetings from a few of our colleagues who participated in the 2017 Emart energy trading fair. 

Thor Kalstrup Danish Energy Day

Head of Proprietary Power Trading, Thor, speaking at Danish Energy Day 2017.

Jesper Tronborg EPEX Exchange Council meeting

VP, Head of Trading, Jesper, in Paris participating in an EPEX Exchange Council meeting . 

Mads Schmidt Christensen speaking

Head of Strategy & Communications, Mads, speaking at an Aarhus Business Club event.

Fodbold for en god sag

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.

Halloween candy

IT is going all out for Halloween!

Cross Border Power Trading team at Danske Commodities

Our Cross Border Power Trading team celebrating getting off to a great start after the summer holidays.

Inside Climate Planet Aarhus

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.

Danske Commodities' team at Husum Wind

Feeling the team spirit at Husum Wind.

Helle Østergaard Kristiansen looking at London skyscraper

Our CFO, Helle, on her way to our London office.

Danske Commodities emloyees on Gozo

Team spirit on beautiful Gozo.

ETCSEE conference photo

A few of our Cross Border Power Trading guys bonding at the Energy Trading Central and South Eastern Europe conference.

Omar Marzouk at Danske Commodities' Friday bar

An amazing Friday bar where Danish stand-up comedian Omar Marzouk stopped by for a surprise show.

Christmas spirit at DC

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.

DC Sport Ice hockey

Living up to our "work hard play hard" mantra during an ice hockey match organised by DC Sports.

Mia Busk Hedegaard in Asia

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). 

Danske Commodities at the fair windenergietage

Our team is in place at Spreewind's "Windenergietage 2016".

Danske Commodities Gazelle Børsen

The Danish business newspaper Børsen has announced that DC is once again one of the top growth companies in Denmark - a so-called "Gazelle".

FACCA company visit

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.

Wafande performing at DC Christmas Party

Danish singer Wafande helped kickstart the annual Christmas party.

Danske Commodities employees climbing walls

A handful of DC employees doing their best Spiderman impressions during an indoor climbing session.

Danske Commodities employees raising money for charity (kræftens Bekæmpelse)

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.

Team building trip to Corsica

Team building during our company trip to Corsica.

Danske Commodities among best workplaces in Denmark

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.

Danske Commodities at Windenergie Hamburg

Greeting from WindEnergy Hamburg!

Danske Commodities employees kick-started Aarhus Festuge with L.O.C.

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.!

STPM team building event

Our Short Term Portfolio Management catching their breath after a teambuilding event.

Danske Commodities CEO performing with TV2

Celebrating our 10-year anniversary. Our CEO Henrik Lind performing live with Steffen Brandt and TV2.

Danske Commodities at Dansk Fjernvarme stand at Bella Center Copenhagen

Lunchtime and still busy at our Dansk Fjernvarme stand at Bella Center Copenhagen.

Danske Commodities annual summer party at Tivoli Friheden

We held our annual summer party at the Tivoli Friheden amusement park, where Kathleen showed her best mini-golf efforts.

Danske Commodities legal tema among the 100 best in-house legal teams

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.

DC at E-World

Tired after an amazing E-world fair. Thanks to all the customers who came to see us.

DTU CHP Gazelle

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. 

Jakob Bendixen watching a show

Celebrating that summer is (almost) here! An evening with magic, great food, and above all: great company.

DC skiing trip 2017

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.

Sponsors of the Business Student of the Year award show at Aarhus BSS

Ready to meet the students at Aarhus' business school.

DC Sport beach volley

Enjoying the sun and a good beach volley match at Aarhus' beach bar "Standbaren".

DC CSR project in Tanzania

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.

DC superhero

Meet our everyday superhero!

Carl Hagert presenting

Carl, our VP, Head of Origination, delivering a presentation at the “Kraftvärmeverket 2025” seminar.

DC team

Say hi to the whole DC team!

Aarhus harbour

Pink flamingos apparently live in the bay of Aarhus – what a view from our 5th floor.

Healthy breakfast and coffee

Kicking off an internal course with a lovely and healthy breakfast.

Directors at Danske Commodities

Our directors satisfying their need for speed during a team building event on the go-cart track.

Danske Commodities opening NASDAQ

Danske Commodities ringing the opening bell at NASDAQ in Times Square, New York.

Danske Commodities Danish export award

We're proud to have been awarded the Danish export award.

Dario Gallanti speaking at Solarplaza

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.

DC summer party 2018

This year's summer party was held in a beautiful Japanese garden.

DC Football Cup 2018

All hail the victorious team Panama, who won the DC Football Cup 2018 - congrats to Frederik, Tobias, Casper and Frederik!

DC becomes part of Equinor

A new Scandinavian power couple has been forged, as Danske Commodities becomes part of Norwegian energy heavyweight Equinor.  

Kasper Just 10-year anniversary at DC

King of the East, Kasper Just, celebrated his impressive 10-year anniversary at DC. 

DHL 2018

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!

AI conference

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. 

F&A paintball

Don't mess with Finance & Accounting. They mean business!

WindEnergy Hamburg 2018

Our team at Europe's largest wind fair in Hamburg, where they discussed energy trading, direct marketing and of course wind. 

Trading women
Trading is sometimes perceived as a man’s world but at DC we disagree and threw a ‘girls only’ event for the brilliant women on our trading floor.
Rikke Toudahl Hansen Djurs Sommerland
We traded in our trading screens for roller coasters, carousels and pony rides, as we visited an amusement park with our broods.
Georgia Champeri DTU
Trading Graduate Georgia Champeri gave back to her alma mater, the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), as she joined her former professor Pierre Pinson to talk about his course “Renewables in Electricity Markets”.
Our Talent Development Manager Jonas joined the student podcast “A Well-Deserved Break” to explain what we actually do at DC.
Brett Steenbarger on stage at trading event
American psychologist, PhD and trading performance expert, Brett Steenbarger, gave our traders some insights in combining psychology and trading to improve your personal edge.
Quant event at Danske Commodities
Thanks to this group of quants in the making for joining our student event, where they got to meet some of the DC quants and build a decision algorithm based on real-life trading data.
Meteorology event
Our very own in-house meteorologists hosted an event sharing their expert knowledge to make our traders even better.
Bo Tranberg PhD

Former colleague Bo successfully defending his PhD thesis about the power grid of the future, which was developed in collaboration with DC.

Henrik Lind CEO reception

A farewell celebration for former CEO and founder Henrik Lind, who will now become part of the DC Board.

Danske Commodities employees at dance event.

We’re “stayin’ alive” and brushing off some killer moves during this dance event.

Erik Hjælm Skole Danske Commodities

Congrats to Erik from our Business Intelligence team for claiming the prestigious title of DC University Instructor of the Year 2018.

Finance and Accounting playing shuffleboard

“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!

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. 

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