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Helping Denmark attract international talent


With the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Denmark and Future Place Leadership, AmCham in partnership with Invest in Denmark held the 2018 Foreign Investment Summit at Eigtveds Pakhus in Copenhagen.

Rounding out the presentations was Senior Advisor Morten King-Grubert from Future Place Leadership, who in his presentation talked about how countries and cities can work with Talent Attraction Management and shared examples and best practices from Nordic and global initiatives focused on attracting international talent. Morten also moderated the conference panel.

Read more in the AmCham blog. 

Key takeaway

Panelists included Joachim Knudsen (McDonald’s), André Rogaczewski (Netcompany), Linda Wendelboe (DI) and Anders O. Bjarklev(DTU). There was broad agreement among the panelists that we must all apply pressure on the government and political stakeholders to take action and improve framework conditions to better nurture both Danish and international talent.

Panelists included Joachim Knudsen (McDonald’s), André Rogaczewski (Netcompany), Linda Wendelboe (DI) and Anders O. Bjarklev (DTU).

Chief Economist Steen Bocian from Børsen set the scene with an overview of ‘the Danish investment climate’. Partner and Managing Director Jesper Damm from Boston Consulting Group presented the key findings of their ‘2018 Decoding Global Talent Report’.


Download presentations
To download Steen Bocian’s presentation, click here.
To download Jesper Damm’s presentation, click here.
To download Morten King-Grubert’s presentation, click here.


More information: 

Read the AmCham DK blog.

Download BCG’s 2018 Decoding Global Talent Report.

A snapshot article on what is Talent Attraction Management

Handbook – download  Talent Beyond Capitals to learn what non-capital cities with universities can do with and for talent.

Key takeaways from Greater Copenhagen – learn from one of the leading places in innovating talent management.

Download the Talent Boost Cookbook Finland to explore examples from Finnish cities.

Check out the book “Innovation Talent Attraction: A practitioner’s guide for Cities, Regions and Countries”.

Training session – join international talent managers and learn from the best with the best at our annual Talent Attraction Management for Cities and Regions.

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