Anja Taarup Nordlund, CEO
Danish and Swedish
Gender Equality and results-based management expert
M.Sc. in International Development Studies and Public Management, University of Roskilde (2000), Other university diplomas in cultural policies, EU social policies and Public Management. Courses in gender analysis, managing for results, outcome mapping, strategic communication and gender responsive budgeting (GRB).
Anja has 18 years of experience working as a gender equality, equal opportunity expert and 12 years as a results-based management (RBM) expert. She carries out social and gender due diligence and auditing, supports implementation and provides trainings and coaching to reach better results by applying a gender and diversity perspective.
Anja has, since 2007, worked with large scale investments (e.g. water, sanitation, solid waste, electrification, district heating, environment, climate change mitigation, irrigation and transportation), where she undertakes due diligence and audits, monitoring, implementation support and surveys. She also coaches private and public organisations as loan takers and/or loan and grants providers.
Anja is also managing large contracts and has strong leadership skills. She has developed and makes use of a diverse set of tools to support project design, monitoring and learning.
Anja’s clients are mainly the World Bank (WB), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), The Nordic and Swedish development banks, international companies, Sida and Swedish Embassies, and a range of international NGOs.
More than 17 years of experience in the field of gender equality, more Than 11 years in results-based management.
Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Ethiopia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Jordan, Israel/Palestine, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Northern Macedonia, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Panama, 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