Anja Taarup Nordlund, CEO

Danish and Swedish

Gender Equality Expert, Equal Opportunity Expert

M.Sc. in International Development Studies and Public Management, University of Roskilde (2000), individual courses and trainings in e.g. cultural policies, EU social policies, gender analysis, managing for results, strategic communication and gender responsive budgeting (GRB).

Key qualifications

Sociologist specialised in gender equality and gender mainstreaming working with private enterprises and the development cooperation. Carry out gender analysis and gender auditing, trainings, and coaching to reach better results by applying a gender and diversity perspective (decentralisation, enforcement, urban safety, CSR, management, performance). Anja is also hired to design and carrying out trainings and coaching on gender and results-based management (RBM).

Since 2007 Anja has worked with large scale investments (e.g. water, sanitation, solid waste, electrification, district heating, environment, irrigation), where she undertakes social due diligence and audits, gender mainstreaming, gender monitoring, customer surveys with a gender perspective, coach private and public infrastructure companies on equal opportunities. Anja is also managing large contracts as team leader in gender mainstreaming investments. She uses training tools to increase stakeholder engagement and client ownership for sustainable project implementation in private enterprises, investment objects and development agents. She is working with international companies, the World Bank (WB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Investment Bank (EIB), Sida and Swedish embassies, and a range of international NGOs.

Sector experience

More than 16 years of experience in the field of gender equality, more Than 11 years in Results-Based Management, public reforms, infrastructure, and CSR.

Country experience

Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Denmark, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Israel/Palestine, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Macedonia, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Rwanda, Serbia, Spain, Sweden, Tajikistan, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.

Danish – mother tongue
English – Full professional proficiency
Spanish – Full professional proficiency
Swedish – Full professional proficiency
German – Minimum professional proficiency
French – Limited working proficiency



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