Anja Taarup Nordlund, Managing Director
Danish and Swedish
Sociologist; CEO and Partner in NCG Sweden
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, and strategic communication.
Sociologist specialised in gender equality and gender mainstreaming working with private enterprises and the development cooperation, ranging from gender analysis, trainings, and coaching to reach better results by applying a gender and diversity perspective (decentralisation, enforcement, urban safety, CSR, management, performance). She is also hired for designing and carrying out trainings and coaching on gender and measuring results. She has since 2007 been working with large scale investments (e.g. water, sanitation, solid waste, electrification, district heating, environment, irrigation), where she carries through social due diligence and audits, gender mainstreaming, gender monitoring, customer surveys with a gender perspective, analyse and coach private and public infrastructure companies on equal opportunities. Anja is also managing large contracts as team leader in gender mainstreaming investments. She uses trainings tools to increase stakeholder engagement and client ownership for sustainable project implementation in private enterprises, investment objects and development agents. She is working mainly with private Swedish firms, 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.
More than 15 years of experience in the field of gender, more than 11 years in Results Based Management, public reforms, infrastructure, and CSR.
Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cambodia, Denmark, Ecuador, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel/Palestine, Kosovo, Kyrgyz Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Macedonia, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Serbia, 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
Russian – Survival proficiency