Since 2014, Iben has worked with sustainability, food production and democratic engagement of the youth. Iben is the co-founder of Denmark’s first think tank on food and sustainability called Think Tank Frej. It began doing her studies in political science as an idea and a vision of making a room where food producers and young people could meet each other. Iben was the first employee in the organization and has since 2018 been CEO. Today the organization counts eight employees, 100 volunteers and more than 70 companies as partners for sustainable action.
Iben is a former member of the Danish Youth Climate Council and joined the Climate Action Summit in New York 2019 as a part of the Danish delegation. She has held a Tedx about sustainability and food production and has substantial experience with political communication, democratic engagement, sustainability and advising companies about legitimacy and social contract. Moreover, Iben has been working for the Liberal Party at the Danish Parliament, where she was connected to the MPs on food and EU.
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2018-2021: Co-founder and CEO, Thinktank Frej, Denmark
2016-2018: Co-Founder and Responsible for events, Thinktank Frej, Denmark
2018: Adviser for Jan E. Jørgensen (MP, Liberal Party) and Erling Bonnesen (MP, Liberal Party), Denmark
2018: Instructor in National Regulation, Copenhagen University, Denmark
2013-2016: Student Worker at the National Association of Municipalities, Denmark
2018: Political Science with a specialization in organization and leadership, Copenhagen University, Denmark