People & Partners

 

Sandja Brügmann

Managing Director - leadership development, sustainable and purpose business strategy

Sandja Brügmann

Sandja Brügmann is a sustainable communication, business and leadership strategist and educator, international speaker, author and named one of the "world's leadership gurus" by Danish Executive Leadership Association. Founder and Managing Partner The Passion Institute, where she and team serve the global business community to create strong brands and extraordinary leaders with an ambition and focus on intelligent business drivers, sustainability & social-good change.

Sandja advocates for systemic solution thinking and being to drive business to be part of the solution, investing in leadership and organizational consciousness, and a shift where success is measured far beyond financial profit. Her business portfolio includes respected companies like LEGO, Sustainable Brands, Crocs, Spier, ITO EN, Promote Iceland, The Body Shop, F5, DIS, Global Fund for Women, Drive Business and University of Colorado Boulder.

She’s an invited guest lecturer at international academic programs, on the board of directors ‘brain trust’ of Leading Humans, Director F5 *Inspiring Women* business network for top performing Danish Women Executives. She is part of a team launching the first Inclusive Leadership program in Denmark, co-funded by the Danish Innovation Fund and Living Institute, experts in diversity intelligence. She teaches *Women & Leadership* at DIS – accredited US university partner in Scandinavia to Harvard, UC Berkeley etc.

A regularly featured expert in leading international business, innovation and sustainability media including Inc Magazine, Business Insider, Huffington Post, CBS, Lederne, CSR Magasinet. Finans, Børsen and spoken at leading conferences Sustainable Brands, Natural products Expo, Drive Business, Global Entrepreneurship Week and Women’s Leadership Summit.

Christina Terry

Senior Consultant - sustainable communication, corporate purpose

Christina Terry

Christina Terry Cand. Comm. Communication and English at RUC Christina is a seasoned Communication expert, experienced copywriter and Corporate brand builder with a strong record building long-term strategies – digital, print, newspaper, social media, broadcast and radio – focused on the Nordic and Scandinavian markets. Christina has extensive expertise as an editor, translator (English to Danish), and has ghostwritten books for Thorbjörg Hafsteinsdottir, one of Scandinavia’s leading international best selling health gurus and for the architect behind one of the world’s most innovative musical festivals Roskilde Festival. Client portfolio: Unilever, The Body Shop, Sustainable Brands, Spier, Chilean Association of Hass Avocado Farmers, Bornholm Foodies, Thorbjörg Hafsteinsdottir, Teknisk Landsforbund & Roskilde Festival.

Sustainable Communication – Nordic Region 

Eva Campos

Sustainable Leadership Network Manager

Eva Campos

Sustainable Leadership Network Manager

Eva is a change maker engaged in youth action and leadership for sustainable growth, particularly sustainable city design. She is passionate about social sustainability and aims to positively impact the environment and our quality of life. Eva is getting her master’s degree in engineering in urban planing at DTU in Copenhagen, Denmark, with a specific focus on sustainable, innovative, and environmentally conscious ways to plan, design, build and manage cities. She grew up in Monterrey, Mexico and later moved to the Nordics, where she received her bachelor’s degree in city planning at University of Stavanger in Stavanger, Norway, and therefore fits perfectly with the international mindset and perspectives that The Passion Institute finds important in creating global systems change and one of the key values the organization brings to our clients and business leaders. She is a driven person, focused on producing successful means of collaboration with a holistic approach in diverse contexts and between stakeholders. At The Passion Institute Eva is the Network Manager for Sustainable Leadership Network.

Amilija Brügmann

Project Manager - network relations, SDG #17 partnerships

Amilija Brügmann

Project manager with strong relational and organizational skills

Amilija has an optimistic perspective on life, and how business and leadership can drive positive planetary and social change. She is specifically engaged with SDG #17 and passionate about how youth has become an acknowledged and important driver in collaborating with business leaders to co-create a more just, sustainable and flourishing future for all. She has a particular interest in how sustainable communication through design can help accelerate cohesive behavior change, lift awareness and drive business towards benefitting all stakeholders. Amilija grew up in Boulder, CO, USA and Copenhagen, Denmark with a Danish mother (CEO of The Passion Institute) and an American father. She has a strong international background, and diverse cultural experience and can navigate successfully in complex contexts, across international identities. At The Passion Institute she has a supportive hand in projects from network administration and relation management to event development and planning.

Annie Lake

Consultant - Purpose engagement & Youth generations

Annie Lake

Annie Lake is an expert in understanding and engaging with the millennial generation, a cohort known to make choices - both product and place of work, that are values and purpose aligned. From external communication campaigns that draw and engages to internal team culture build, she ensures generational understanding, tapping the strengths of the new leaders segment, ensures efficiency and workplace motivation. She is a storytelling enthusiast with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for creating magnetic brands, engaging content creation and brand strategy. Client portfolio: So Delicious, Nisolo, Munk Pack, Smashburger, Chinook Seedery.

Millennial, Gen Z, Alpha Engagement – USA

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Advisor

Steve Demos

Co-founder/CEO White Wave 1977 – 2004

Steve Demos

Steve Demos Co-founder/CEO White Wave 1977 – 2004. White Wave was purchased by Danone in 2016 and renamed DanoneWave. Co-founder and Chairman Goodbelly. Founder Mama Toucan’s Natural Market.  Watch PASSIONTALK TV with Sandja featuring Steve Demos.

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