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.
Chairman Carsten Wredstrøm
Project and Quality Management Consultant. Chairman of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2010.
Deputy chairman Ib Alstrup
Medicines Inspector. Deputy chairman of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2015.
Lawyer with specialisation in business law. Member of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2016.
Private investor. Member of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2015. Previously member 2003-2004.
Researcher at the Technical University of Denmark. Member of the Mission East Board of Directors since 2018.
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
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.
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.