Board of directors and the management team

The Board consists of five members who are elected at the Mission East Annual General Meeting for two-year periods.The Managing Director is appointed by the Board. The Management Team consists of staff in managerial positions covering a wide range of responsibilities across the organisation.

 

Board

Carsten Wredstrøm

Chairman Carsten Wredstrøm

Project and Quality Management Consultant. Chairman of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2010. 

Ib Alstrup

Deputy chairman Ib Alstrup

Medicines Inspector. Deputy chairman of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2015. 

David Hermansen

David Hermansen

Lawyer with specialisation in business law. Member of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2016. 

Ib Nørholm

Ib Nørholm

Private investor. Member of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2015. Previously member 2003-2004. 

Helge Sørensen

Helge Sørensen

Researcher at the Technical University of Denmark. Member of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2018.

The management

Kim Hartzner

Kim Hartzner

Managing Director. Responsible for leadership and strategic direction, including external profiling and key donor relationships. Medical Doctor. Co-founder of Mission East, previously Operations Director and Country Director in Armenia.

Peter Drummond Smith

Peter Drummond Smith

Operations Director, Brussels. Responsible for relief and development programming. Joined Mission East in 1997. Previously Finance Director and Country Director in Armenia. Engineer with a background in international business and aid management.

Richard Peppiette

Richard Peppiette

Support Manager, Brussels. Has worked for Mission East since 2000 with responsibility for the IT systems. Previous experience as electronics engineer for aid organisations in the field.