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Ole Høyer

Role: Chairman of the Board

Responsibility: Periamma Engage and US

Email: ole@periamma.org

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Ole is the founder and CEO of Energy Excellence. He is an experienced Motivational Speaker and Performance Expert. In the last 10 years, Ole has dedicated all his time to inspire, train and coach a large number of Executives, Managers and Talents in global companies in the US, Europe and Asia on how to increase resilience, capacity and performance in all aspects of their lives.

Marianne Hyltoft

Role: Board Member

Responsibility: Organizational Support

Email: marianne@periamma.org

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Marianne Hyltoft is Strategy Management Consultant / Business Catalyst and Co-founder of Emerger as well as a strategic advisor at several startup businesses. At Periamma, Marianne served as a co-founder and lead the sponsor program in the early days of the organization. Today she is in the board and supports with contacts to corporate companies, donors, fundraising activities and she supports the overall delivery of projects in the countries.

Carsten J. Willersted

Role: Board Member

Responsibility: Kenya

Email: carsten@periamma.org

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Carsten is the co-founder of Explorama – a travel company specializing in East Africa. He holds a Master’s degree in Social Science, International Development and Public Administration. With his theoretical background, he wants to help engage, inspire and create meaningful development in cooperation with individuals and companies.

Charlotte Weiss

Role: Board Member

Responsibility: Periamma Engage and Kenya

Email: charlotte@periamma.org

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Charlotte has a background within Financial Management and Business Development and is currently Managing Business controller for Microsoft Middle East & Africa and based in Dubai. Charlotte has developed and delivered projects in Emerging Markets and helped conceptualize the “Engage” Program

Martin Bjergegaard

Role: Board Member

Responsibility: Organizational Support


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Martin Bjergegaard is a serial entrepreneur and an international bestselling author. Co-founder of Rainmaking, Startupbootcamp, Rainmaking Loft, Frokost.dk, BetterNow, and co-author of “Winning Without Losing” and “The Great Idea”. Goal in life: HAPPINESS. At Periamma Martin served as a co-founder and lead sponsor in the early days of the organisation, and today sits in the board and supports with contacts to major donors etc.

Claus Hedegaard-Jensen

Role: Head of Sponsorships

Responsibility: Periamma Sponsor

Email: claus@periamma.org

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Trine Krogstad

Coordinator, Salina project Mumbai

Megha Wangmo Hermann

Role: Project Coordinator

Responsibility: Bhutan projects

Email: megha@periamma.org

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My passion is to help the most vulnerable in society and currently my efforts are engaged in raising funds for the disabled in Bhutan. I believe that any person is capable of learning and achieving their (full) potential given the right conditions of knowledge and support. Personal development requires knowledge and plenty of life experience!

Sisse Willersted

Role: Volunteer

Responsibility: Administration

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Prasanna Gandhi

Board Member Periamma India

Latha Mam

Board Member Periamma India

Sabrina Aggarwal

Board Member Periamma US

Tom Kurian

Board Member Periamma US

Per Lind

Affiliate Thailand

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