Our Consultants

Our consultants all share a deep insight to the business and working of financial services based on years of working within the industry.

We believe that business insight is a necessary prerequisite for a quality performance in project management and system development of infrastructure related to capital markets.

The business insight provides our consultants with the ability to bridge the gap between the specifications and the end result, be that in the role as project manager or developer.

Consultant Profiles

Our consultants mostly have an academic background and managerial experience from either IT, development, Front or Back office departments of either financial institutions or suppliers to these. Some come with a technical background, others from law or economics.

Some are experienced consultants, others new to the role, but all have at least 10 years of experience from the financial sector. Generally speaking, the consultant profiles can be divided into two main groups: Project managers/analysts or technicians/developers.

Specific profiles can be forwarded upon request.

Management

Daily operations are run by Managing Partner, Lotte Mollerup.

Consultants

Lotte Mollerup, Managing Partner

lm@cmp.as | +45 2527 7474

Lotte Mollerup has been working in the financial sector since 1988. Throughout the years, Lotte has worked as an Executive Director at Finans Danmark, Head of Department at Realkreditrådet, Executive Director at PenSam, Chief Consultant at the Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs, Attaché for Financial Affairs at the Danish EU representation in Brussels, and Assistant Vice President at The Central Bank of Denmark. Most recently, Lotte has worked with financial consulting at EY’s Nordic financial service & Risk management-team.

Lotte is an expert within the field of financial regulation, capital market affairs, corporate governance, compliance and risk management. Furthermore, Lotte is particularly competent working with strategy, leadership and communication.

Throughout her career, Lotte has participated in the preparation of financial legislations, particularly, the execution/implementation of EU regulations in the Danish legislation. Subsequently, Lotte has worked with the development, implementation and consulting of RegTech solutions, which were used for regulatory screenings and compliance. Lotte also provided consultancy services regarding governance and training with The Money Laundering Act.

Furthermore, Lotte has considerable experience with consultancy within the field of Asset Management, MiFID II, Protection of Investors, UCITS, Alternative Investments etc. Lotte has acquired this knowledge through her previous job as an Executive Director at Investeringsfondsbranchen – now called Investering Danmark – and her work as a board member at Sparinvest.

Lotte has been teaching at Copenhagen University in Banking and Investment (part of the Master of Law). Lotte is now teaching at Copenhagen Business School’s Corporate Governance program in compliance and money laundering.

Lotte was born in 1964, holds a Master of Laws from Copenhagen University and a Master of professional communication from RUC. Moreover, Lotte studied at Wharton, University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School Europe.

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Lars Christiansen, Partner

lc@cmp.as | +45 2993 4678

Lars Christiansen began working in the financial sector in 1987, starting at Provinsbanken as trainee and working four years as a bond trader in Scandinavian bonds. In 1992 he became Account Manager for Dow Jones, with responsibility for installations in a number of trading departments. From 1998 to 2003 he worked in Luxembourg and Frankfurt as project manager and contractor for Commerzbank, Depfa, IKB and HSH Nordbank in the trading departments. When Lars moved back to Denmark, he continued to work within the Capital Markets area, both in his time as a management consultant for PA Consulting Group, and as a contractor, notably for Nykredit and Nordea.

Lars’ strength is his extensive knowledge of the strengths and weaknesses of the main systems used in Front, Middle and Back Office functions, as well as his many years of experience in implementing and integrating such systems with success.

Lars was born in 1967 and holds a BSc in Business Administration.

Christian Thygesen, Director

ct@cmp.as | +45 2222 7616

Christian Thygesen has been employed in the financial sector since joining the Danish Central Bank in 1992. From 1998 to 2002 he worked for the European Central Bank in Frankfurt, dealing first with financial infrastructure monitoring and then monetary policy in the office of capital markets and financial infrastructure. From 2002 to 2007 he was Head of Projects & Analysis at Roskilde Bank. Since then he has worked as a consultant in the capital markets area.

Christian has extensive experience with how banks work and interact through exchanges, trading platforms, clearing houses, central securities depositories and central banks.

As a consultant, his focus has been on efficient implementation of regulation and system selection in its many guises.

Christian was born in 1967, and holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen and an MBA from the International University of Japan.

Peter Jørn Jensen, Senior Manager

Peter Jørn Jensen has been in the financial sector for 30 years. He started his career in Andelsbanken in 1985 and has since 1988 worked in the capital markets area. Peter spent over 20 years in management positions at nearly all levels. Peter has primarily dealt with the Operations area in securities, foreign exchange, derivatives and custody where process optimization and efficiency has always been a focus area.

From 1990 to 2005, he worked in Unibank / Nordea, where he was Head of Operations for futures and options, Head of Operations in Unibank Luxembourg ending with the position of Nordic Head of Securities Processes in Nordea. Then Peter was 2 years on BEC in Roskilde, where he served as a link between sales and development within the Trade and Asset Management. Most recently, Peter ended a 7 years term as the Chief Operating Officer of Nykredit Portfolio Administration, which is Denmark’s largest investment management company in the management of mutual funds and alternative investment funds.

Peter can succeed at all organizational levels – he can engage the business from the operational detail to the strategic executive level.

Peter was born in 1964.

Bo Andersen, Manager

Bo Andersen has been working in the financial sector for more than 25 years. The past eight years, he has specifically been involved in the capital markets area. With a primary focus on IT, Bo has been an advisor on the supplier side, as well as on the client side.

Bo has extensive implementation experience, and has been engaged in implementation of support systems for Markets business processes, front-to-back, always with a tight focus on process optimization and efficiency improvements.

Most recently, Bo has been project manager and advisor on an implementation project of a Treasury platform with front-to-back system support, Enterprise Risk Management platform for market risk and credit risk, and regulatory reporting, at a Nordic investment bank.

Michael Bønnerup, Manager

Michael Bønnerup has been working in the financial sector since 2011 and has many years of experience with Business Development in banking. As a Business Development consultant, Michael’s primary focus has been on coordinating and managing complex projects within execution and clearing. As a project manager, Michael has managed both technical and regulatory requirements in, and between, different teams and across all asset classes.

Additionally, Michael has been working with Front and Middle Office IT, and the design and implementation of different solutions to trading systems. Additionally, Michael keeps a good eye on Capital Market Fintech and its influence on the sector.

Michael’s strengths lie in his experience with analyzing and understanding complex business requirements in relation to IT. He establishes clear objectives and creates value in the link between business and IT.

Michael was born in 1978 and has an MSc in Informatics from University of Aalborg. Furthermore, Michael is certified Facilitator and SCRUM Master.

Jakob Werner Carlsen, Manager

Jakob Carlsen has since 2002 gained experience in delivering complex core business systems within the financial sector. Jakob has primarily worked with product pricing, portfolio modeling, flow handling and with creating report platforms. Besides financial skills, Jakob has a strong technical background that makes him capable of finding and implementing solutions to complex problems in IT systems. As a project manager, Jakob is known for his ability to combine technical and business related competencies, and to bridge business and IT. The combination of technical and business skills is reflected in his approach on issues handling and problem solving.

Jakob was born in 1980, and holds a B.Sc. in Business and Maths from Copenhagen Business School.

Kenneth Ullmann Eenholt, Manager

Kenneth Ullmann Eenholt has since 2002 worked in the financial sector. In the past seven years Kenneth has held positions as branch manager, chief executive officer and chief financial officer.

Kenneth has the strengths of establishing the basis for running a bank, where credit, capital, liquidity, risk management, compliance and strategy are core areas while ensuring financial growth. He is used to working at various organizational levels, including the field of strategic and operational management, financial regulation and business understanding.

Kenneth has a broad knowledge of the financial market and has extensive experience with the processes of banking operations, financial supervision and board work. Furthermore, Kenneth has a great understanding of how strategic needs can be transformed and implemented into concrete solutions.

Kenneth was born in 1981 and holds a Graduate Diploma in Organization and Management from Aalborg University, as well as a Master’s in Management from the Financial Sector’s Education Center.

Henning Skov Jensen, Manager

Henning Skov Jensen has since 1985 gained extensive experience from the financial sector. With his primary focus on Investment Management including Front Office, Portfolio Management and Asset Management.

With comprehensive experience, and great know-how within business challenges, Henning has contributed to business development, and system support for pension funds, life insurance companies, investment funds, banks, FinTech, finance- and shareholder associations as well as financial media groups.

Henning has a profound professional insight and consistent focus on creating solutions that deliver value to the business competitiveness and profitability. Henning has management experience and has previously held positions as Head of Asset Management, Head of Research, Portfolio Manager, Management Partner and Executive Advisor.

Furthermore, Henning has been supervisor and examiner on master theses within Financial Markets, Investment Management, External Accounting and Financial Strategy Management for more than 25 years.

Henning was born in 1961 and holds an MSc in Finance and Accounting from Copenhagen Business School.

Jan Mikkelsen, Manager

Jan Mikkelsen has since 2000 been working with development and implementation of wealth management software and translation of business challenges into digital solutions for financial institutions globally. Jan has comprehensive experience as a consultant, agile coach, facilitator and trainer, as well as optimizing work processes for the financial businesses for teams and organizations around the world. Recently, Jan has been helping a Danish bank starting a bank in Italy creating and implementing a go-live incident management process across organizations in Denmark, Italy and India. Jan has a broad understanding of businesses and systems related to Front, Middle and Back Office, with automation of processes, data, system selection and solutions as primary focus areas.

Jan is accustomed to working within all organisational levels.

Jan was born in 1970 and holds a MSc in Finance from University of Southern Denmark and is certified Professional Agile Coach (PAC).

Martin Sellebjerg, Manager

Martin Sellebjerg has been working within the financial sector since 2009. His primary focus areas are risk management, regulation, system implementation and process analysis. Martin has comprehensive consultancy experience and has been Front Officer in Corporate Treasury. Martin’s primary focus areas are market risk, FRS and business analysis – including gap analysis and impact assessment. He has been working with both bank data centrals, asset managers, corporate treasury and regularly banks.

Martin has a broad business and system understanding within Front, Middle and Back Office, from which he has experience with implementation and valuation of financial instruments, system selection, implementation and testing as well as project management.

Martin was born in 1982, and holds a MSc in Business Administration and Finance from Aarhus Business School.

Jonas Kjøller Jørgensen, Senior Consultant

Jonas Kjøller Jørgensen has been working in the financial sector since 2009, including Nykredit Markets. Jonas has been working with all the classic markets disciplines, and has lately been working with project based development and implementation of supportive business systems, new products and different solutions for regulatory and legislation reporting. Jonas’ primary focus is in bridging a solid understanding of businesses and processes with effective it-solutions. Jonas has an extensive knowledge of Middle Office functions and processes as well as specialist knowledge of business analysis and process optimization – including the regulatory field.

Jonas was born in 1980, and holds a MSc in Finance from Copenhagen Business School.

Sebastian Andre Olguin Sørensen, Consultant

Sebastian Andre Olguin Sørensen is a consultant and works closely with CMP’s experienced consultants, when solving assignments in a broad range of finance related activities. As his primary focus, Sebastian has great competencies in the field between investment management and responsible investment, with particular focus on institutional investors from the Nordics and their environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration.

Sebastian has prior experience from the Central Bank of Iceland, where he was employed in Treasury and Market Operations. Here Sebastian worked with responsible investment within the foreign exchange reserves.

Sebastian has been a part of CMP since 2016, where he held a student assistant position within finance and referred directly to the Managing Partner. Here he was responsible for budget, financial statuses, forecast, liquidity and other economic analyses as well as assisting CMP’s consultants.

Sebastian was born in 1993, has a MSc in International Business and Politics from Copenhagen Business School, and a CEMS Master in International Management from Copenhagen Business School / Bocconi University, Milan.

Christina Wibe Petersen, Junior Consultant

Christina Wibe Petersen is Junior Consultant and works closely with CMP’s experienced consultants when solving assignments. As part of the Investment Management team, Christina’s responsibility is to assist the consultants and clients in the team’s area of expertise, as well as accounting and modelling tasks. Additionally, Christina takes part in running the office and general office management.

Christina has a BSc in Mathematics-Economics from University of Copenhagen and is currently studying a MSc in Mathematics-Economics.

Through previous student assistant jobs, Christina has gained practical experience with accounting, implementation and upgrading of IT applications, including experience with implementation of new systems and upgrading of financial management systems, involving billing, budgeting and estimation.

With an academic background in economics, finance and mathematics, as well as practical experience with accounting, Christina has a solid foundation for assisting CMP’s consultants and solve client related assignments.

Christina was born in 1994 and is studying a MSc in Mathematics-Economics at University of Copenhagen.

Søren Braes, Senior Manager

Søren Braes started in SimCorp in 1990, when he and three other employees started SimCorp’s subsidiary in Germany. In the period 1990-1995 he advised German clients around financiel infrastructure and IT systems within portfolio management, pricing and risk management. He has since continued his carrier as an advisor to the financial sector having his own business. In the period 1995-2012 he led the company BASISPOINT, which in addition to advising clients also offered training in both risk management, accounting / position statement and pricing and reporting. In this position, he has advised both large and small banks in Germany, Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic. Since 2012 he has focused on advisory in all aspects of the risk management process with special emphasis on the business conditions and optimization potentials involved. Soren has broad experience with how banks of all sizes operate and is specialized in risk management, securities trading, derivatives pricing, performance measurement, ALM and accounting. His strength lies in the ability to assess and coordinate complex issues and communicate / solve these in an easily accessible manner, and thus act as an effective link between the business and IT.

Soren was born in 1964 and holds a Cand. Polyt. from Danmarks Tekniske Universitet and a Bachelor of Commerce fra Copenhagen Business School.

Soren is on the Strategic Advisory Board of the World Savings Banks Institute.

Malene Hebjørn, Executive Assistant

Malene Hebjørn assists the partners in different administrative tasks and daily office management.

Part of Malene’s administrative tasks consist of on-boarding new employees, correspondence, updating the internal drive and assisting Managing Partner, Lotte Mollerup. Besides the administrative part, Malene has overall responsibility of CMP’s office management, which includes several tasks to ensure and maintain the daily efficiency, reliability and productivity at the office.

Malene has previous experience in handling a wide range of tasks related to HR, budget-management, accounting, contracts, text production, project management and -planning. Malene has previously been self-employed in the United States, and therefore has excellent language skills in English, both written and spoken. Malene is behind proofreading and producing text for CMP’s customer related materials and website maintenance in English.

Malene was born in 1980 and trained as a graphic designer in Italy, and later got her realtor license in the United States.