Keynotes & Speakers

This was so exciting, I just kept knitting and now the sock is too long…

Wonderful Grandma at public lecture

Speakers

Lene Rachel Andersen

Lene Rachel Andersen is the president of Nordic Bildung and a member of the Club of Rome. She has a BA in business economy and studied theology 1993- 97. From 1993 to 2001, she wrote comedy and entertainment for Danish media and went to the US a number of times; she went there a Dane and returned as a European. Since 2005, she has worked as an independent keynote speaker, futurist, author, philosopher, and publisher.

Anders Bodin

Anders Holst Bodin (b. 1988) holds a Ph.D. in physics and has done research on new methods for producing sustainable fuels using nanotechnology, both at the Technical University of Denmark and at SLAC – National Accelerator Laboratory in California. Although most of his time has been devoted to academia, Anders considered becoming a professional musician for many years and has attended the Royal Danish Academy of Music.

The Roots of the Climate Crisis is his first book. Here, he strives to combine his artistic and scientific experiences into new visions for a sustainable future.

Mette Hvid Brockmann

Mette Hvid Brockman is our chairman, and she is also a professional moderator, fascilitator, and keynote speaker. Her expertises are the SDGs, perma culture, systems thinking, and avantgarde theater.

It may not be avantgarde theater, but Mette is also really good at reading stories. Here, the photographer caught her reading an exerpt of Goethe’s The Sufferings of Young Werther at a political festival.

Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen

Dr. Rune Hjarnø Rasmussen is an historian of religion. He has done fieldwork in a number of countries studying contemporary (primarily Afro-descendant) religions.

Since childhood, Dr. Rasmussen has been deeply interested in Norse mythology and animism. Today, he is working on applying contemporary developments in anthropology to rethink the way we address Nordic indigenous religion both in terms of scholarship and as a reservoir of cultural knowledge for environmental activism and sustainability sensitization.