Rasmussen Global is expanding its team across Europe, with new hires in Kyiv, Brussels, Copenhagen and Stockholm

In Stockholm, Fredrik Wesslau joins as a Senior Advisor. Fredrik brings more than two decades of experience of security policy and geopolitics, including hands-on work in the field. He was until the end of 2022, Deputy Head of the EU Advisory Mission in Ukraine. Before that, Fredrik worked for the UN, EU, and OSCE in Kosovo, South Caucasus, and Sudan/South Sudan. He also worked on counter-piracy off the Horn of Africa. Fredrik adds to Rasmussen Global’s host of experts on geopolitics and particularly Ukraine.

In Copenhagen, Mathias Bay Lynggaard joins Rasmussen Global following more than a decade at the Danish Broadcasting Corporation. For the last five years, he was the host of Denmark’s most popular current affairs radio program, Orientering. He brings a wealth of experience from covering national politics and foreign affairs as a reporter, analyst, and host. Mathias will bolster Rasmusen Global’s work in Denmark and across Europe, focusing on energy, security, and geopolitics.

Bogdana Fedun strengthens Rasmussen Global’s presence in Kyiv, bringing wide range of experience in both politics and communications. She has been working closely on plans for Ukraine’s reconstruction after the war, and is a specialist on Ukraine’s relationship with Europe – most recently advising French entities on reform and reconstruction in Ukraine. She previously worked as an advisor at the French Assemblée Nationale. Bogdana will work on Rasmussen Global’s projects in Ukraine, advising businesses on opportunities and support for Ukraine.

In Brussels, Celine Emma la Cour joins from the European External Action Service (EEAS) where she focused on relations with Southeast Asia. Celine brings valuable experience from geopolitics, diplomacy and communications working for, among others, the Danish Defence Command, the International Secretariat of the Danish Parliament, and the Danish Embassy in Moscow. In Brussels, Celine will focus on
Rasmussen Global’s sovereign clients. Also in Brussels, Lise Erard has been promoted to Policy Advisor. Lise has experience in economics, international politics, and European affairs. She works primarily on Rasmussen Global’s aerospace and sovereign clients.

Speaking on the expansion, Rasmussen Global CEO Fabrice Pothier said:

“I am glad to welcome such new, diverse talents to our expanding team. We are on an exciting journey, helping our clients to make sense of this transformative era. Rasmussen Global is fast becoming the go-to firm in Europe on strategic affairs and geopolitics.”

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