Consultant / Expert in Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Motivation, New Teaching Methods in Various Areas of Primary Schools, High Schools, Universities, Colleges, and Ministries.
Instructor for the Master's in Positive Psychology at Aarhus University, Facilitator for the "Resource-Focused Counseling" Guidance Training, Craft Psychology Training Program Developer and Instructor.
Keynote Speaker at numerous conferences and courses across Denmark, specializing in Entrepreneurship, the Push Method, Motivation, Innovation, and Craft Psychology.
2016- Founder of craft-psychology and CEO at "Anne Kirketerp"
2012-2016 Educational Developer and Research leader in the field of entrepreneurship and Innovation at VIAUC
2012- External associate Professor, Aarhus University
2012-2012 Leader of Development, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Arhus University
2010-2012 Professional manager, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Aarhus University
2009-2010 Consultant, Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, University of Aarhus
2009-2011 External researcher, Universe Research Lab
2008-2009 Researcher, Project Leader, Universe Research Lab
2008-2011 External Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark
2007- Examiner, Aarhus University
2006-2009 Ph.d. Student.University of Southern Denmark
2005-2008 Consultant, CTM ApS
2005- Head of office ,IDEA Central Jutland
2005- Consultant, Cubion
2004-2005 Psychology Teacher, VIA University College (Textile)
2004-2005 Psychology Teacher, Rønde Folk High School
1995-2000 Teacher, The Experimental Textile Folk High School
1994-1995 Teacher at a continuation school
Main activities and responsibilities
Educational developer in the field of Entrepreneurship and Enterprise in a wide range of educations at VIA University College. Especially in” teach the teacher” programs.
Leading two research programs in “Entrepreneurship teaching” and in “Co-creation and innovation”.
Developing new education in entrepreneurship at different bachelor programs and integrating entrepreneurship and enterprise as a mindset I bachelor programs around VIA’s educations – also in the student incubator
Leading an International Conference on Entrepreneurship Teaching in January 2015
Educator at the bachelor of Public Administration in the area in entrepreneurship, positive psychology and innovation.
2005-2009 Ph.D. Department of Entrepreneurship and Relationship Management. Kolding. University of Southern Denmark
2000-2004 Psychologist, MA (Ed). Psych. School of Education, Aarhus University
1996-1997 Pedagogical Diploma (PD) in Visual Communication, School of Education, Aarhus University
1992-1994 BA, Textile Teacher, VIA University College (Textile)
1990-1992 Craftman (Weaver), Carl Malmsten’s School of Art, Øland, Sweden
2017- Teaching Ph.D. supervisors at AAU about supervision and motivation
2016- Supervisor education ”Resursefokuseret vejledning” with GNIST
2017- Teaching in Craft psychology
2016- Teaching and educating 2000 Danish primary school teachers about how to teach Innovation
2014- Teaching at “Folkeuniversitetet”
2012-2016 Teaching in various” Teach the Teacher” programmes at VIA UC.
2011- Teaching on Master of Positive Psychology in the topic: enterprising behavior and self-determination
2011- Teaching in various MA courses at AU in the topic: enterprising behavior
2008-2012 E-MBA (Communication theory and coaching)
2008-2010 IMEET (The International Master in Entrepreneurship Education and Training)
2007-2009 Teacher, University of Southern Denmark, BA and MA
2006- Seminars on creativity
2004-2005 Psychology Teacher at various seminars and folk high schools
1995-2000 Teacher at VIA University College (Textile)
Expert advisor in the Ministry of Education – Innovation.
Developing of new subject in the new High School reform “Innovation”.
Together with 3 other experts in the field of Innovation, we have created a new way to teach Innovation at level B & C in the Danish High School. One of the major accomplishment is that “Foretagsomhed” now is one of the mail competences.
Leader of: Research and Development program for Entrepreneurship and Innovation Teaching. 2012-
A research and development program for educators at VIA UC. Aiming for contributions in journals, conferences and at starting Ph.d.’s. This Programme is cooperating with Aarhus University and Southern Danish University. In this programme I am also leading a conference: European Networking Conference on Entrepreneurship Education.
MMALP (Mange Måder At Lære På - The School in the Future). 2009-2011
Project leader at Universe Research Lab in the research project MMALP 2008-2009
In cooperation with Vejle Municipality researchers from Universe Research Lab carry out evaluation research directed at conditions, skills and well-being in the schools in the municipality. In short, the project is called MMALP and refers to its Danish title. A website for the project has also been launched - in Danish for the time being: www.mmalp.dk
All schools in Vejle municipality participate in the project, which means that nearly 12,000 students, over 1,400 professionals and more than 120 leaders are involved in both development projects designed to strengthen schools' working conditions, job satisfaction and professionalism, and educational research projects aimed at contributing with new knowledge about learning, creativity, education and innovation.
Report for the Nordic Council of Ministers - KREA north. 2011
Entrepreneurship and enterprise in the Creative educations in the Nordic countries
This report aims to contribute to the students of the Creative Education in the Nordic countries strengthened their potential to transform creative and artistic skills for a sustainable work life. The report provides definitions and distinctions in entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship education and provides suggestions for learning based on these.
Se the report here.
The Entrepreneurial University (47 mill.dk). 2010
In collaboration with two other colleagues, I have developed, described and taken home this project.
November 2010 Aarhus University won the competition Danish Business Authority had said to be to be "Denmark's Entrepreneurial University". The vision of the project is that all students at Aarhus University are acquainted with exactly the kind of entrepreneurship that suits their study, at the right stage in their education.
900+ Keynotes at Conferences at private and Public institution.
External examiner appointed by the Ministry of Culture
Public Censor at the Kaospilot in Aarhus
Appointed from the ministry of education to the workgroup designing the new subject “innovation” in all Danish High Schools.