Meet our educators

At the Nordic School of Contract and Commercial Management, you will be educated by acknowledged experts of CCM, all specialists in each of their area. Meet them here.

René Franz Henschel
Professor at Department of Law, Aarhus University. IACCM/World Commerce & Contracting Certified at Expert Level

René Franz Henschel

Professor at the Department of Law, Aarhus University. Fellow, IACCM/WorldCC, certification at expert level

René is an experienced educator and researcher in contract law as well as contract management. He has published a large list of articles and books concerning the subjects and has a lot of practical experience through his work as a consultant – working for law firms, regions, municipalities and IT suppliers amongst others.

René is a member of the IACCM/WorldCC Advisory Board as well as being co-writer of many of the textbooks that we use in our education. 

René has taught in contract and commercial management since 2010. He was appointed Fellow in January 2021 by WorldCC for his great contribution to developing contract management as an international disciplin and his personal commitment to spreading WorldCC's vision and mission of creating more value in trade relations.

Michael
Legal Business Partner, Domestic Building Projects, Grundfos Holding, cand.jur.

Michael Pedersen

Michael has more than 25 years of experience with contract negotiation and drafting, dealing with different types of contracts, e.g. sales and procurement contracts, construction and wind energy. He has been Chief Legal Counsel, Special Projects and Head of Legal Corporate, Procurement and HR, Grundfos as well as Legal counsel, Vestas. 

Michael has been external lecturer at the Department of Law, Aarhus University for almost 10 years, where he developed the course Drafting Commercial Contract together with René Franz Henschel. He has been giving in-house and open courses lectures for many years.

Christian Sandbeck
Head of Business Operations, SimCorp, cand.merc.jur., IACCM/World Commerce & Contracting certified at Expert level

Christian Sandbeck

Christian is one of the best in his field in Denmark and has more than 15 years of experience concerning contract and commercial management – a span from the biggest public IT projects to complex global outsourcing contracts.

Christian has managed several management roles within the field of contract and commercial management. Today, Christian possesses the role of Head of Business at SimCorp. 

Rasmus Tønnies
Marked Director, Legal & Contract ManagementConsulting, Rambøll, cand.jur. Fellow, IACCM/WorldCC, certified at Advanced Practitioner Level

Rasmus Tønnies

Rasmus has 12 years of experience in Contract Management and the development of complex contracts. He is today the Marked Director of Ramboll's Legal & Contract Management business area.

He has assisted both private and public organizations in implementing Contract Management, including the acquisition and implementation of Contract Management software and organizational setup. Rasmus also has extensive experience in carrying out complex IT acquisitions, construction contracts and M&A transactions, drawing on his past experience as a lawyer in Denmark's largest law firm Bech Bruun.

Rasmus has taught in contract and commercial management since 2016. He was appointed Fellow in January 2021 by WorldCC for his great contribution to developing contract management as an international disciplin and his personal commitment to spreading WorldCC's vision and mission of creating more value in trade relations.

Bettina Rønn Laugesen
Director Management Advisory-BRL, HD(O), HD(SCM), Executive MBA, Henley Business School

Bettina Rønn Laugesen

Bettina har 20 års erfaring inden for indkøbsledelse, supply chain management og produktionsstyring, både via sin arbejdserfaring og uddannelse. Hun arbejder med strategisk udvikling - med fokus på kvalitet, levering og TCO, der løfter virksomheden til next level.

Bettina har senest arbejdet som Global Procurement Director i Simcorp, og har tidligere arbejdet i Egmont, Gyldendal, Tryg og Canon. I dag arbejder Bettina som selvstændig Management Advisor og underviser i Indkøbsstrategi og -ledelse.

Hanne Bay
Lawyer, Group Compliance Director , Rambøll

Hanne Bay

Hanne is Group Compliance Director at Rambøll where she manages complex international contracts, including offshore and global outsourcing. She has been a part of negotiations and compliance of major contracts both in the public and private sector through a number of years.  

Hanne has outstanding legal experience, and great experience in arranging and teaching in contract law and contract management - also for people without a legal background. 

 

Henrik Udsen
Professor, dr. jur., Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen

Henrik Udsen

Henrik is an experienced educator and researcher in contract law, where he has focused on IT-contracts and longterm contracts. He has previously worked as a lawyer, specialized in negotiating og drafting contract. 

Henrik is very skilled in teaching legal topics, also for people with no legal background. He is the author of numerous articles and books on IT-law and IT-contracts.