Who We Are

Our main edge and distinctiveness are to be local and be Top Export Specilists: Work local, Trade global!

Some of our key Players:

Kari has been working in business development since 2001, with a versatile sectoral experience in Far and Middle Eastern and Northern European markets. Currently Kari is in charge of our research activities in Nordic countries and shares his time between the dynamic business hubs of Helsinki and Amsterdam.


Klas has a wide and key experience within B2B and he has worked as Sales and Marketing Manager, Senior Business Developer and Project Management increasing business and customer value.  He is very familiar in both private and public sectors in Sweden where he also trains and supports Swedish companies in “Sales within the public sector – how to succeed in the public market”. Through Columdae Klas will help and support Swedish companies in identifying and developing export opportunities in international markets for expanding their business abroad success and export expansion


Jenni has great experiences in Export Growth both at FINPRO, the Finnish Government Export Agency for 15 years, and  in Bogota with the local Chamber of Commerce, following Export Key Projects. Jenni has also a special expertise in Health care and Food & Beverage Sectors, developing a long track record of successful projects. Another key edge to become leading Agency in Export Solutions in Europe.


Hye Jin has acquired a wide experience in Export during 7 years at KOTRA, the Korean Government Export and Investment Agency, as an Export manager for diverse sectors like heavy industries, food, fashion, beauty, medical, etc. She handled several Key account projects for PSA (autonomous vehicle parts), Airbus (Tier 2 aircraft engines parts), Safran (Tier 2 helicopter engine parts),  Sephora (cosmetics), Galeries Lafayette (fashion items), etc. She also has experience working for LG Electronics for the international business development, having a working experience of both public and private sector


Esther has been in international sales for several years now, first as Export Manager and later as a consultant, either  for private SME’s around the globe, or in government agencies such as the Trade Council of Denmark. She is also certified collaborator of ICEX the Spain’s Export & Investment Agency and has had collaborations with the Barcelona Chamber of Commerce. Mainly involved in healthcare and biotech sectors she has also worked in cosmetics, veterinary, marine industry and FMCG. Her tasks range from partner search to public affairs to recruitment


With over 25 years in international trade and FDI advisory, Zoë has worked with SMEs and Global Fortune 500 clients on international expansion strategies. Zoë also advises governments, Chambers of Commerce including AmCham, industry associations and multilateral organizations such as the World Bank and UNIDO on cross-border trade and investment facilitation. Together with the Columdae team, Zoë supports clients in the Netherlands to develop successful export strategies in Europe.


Terhi has a lot of experience in international sales and business development gained in SMEs and Key Corporate, like Siemens, in many different industries. Terhi works already for many years as a Senior Export Consultant in helping companies in succeeding  in the German market. In our Team she will be also responsible for supporting German companies, looking for Export Growth in COLUMDAE markets and for the coordination of all activities in Germany.


Su-Hyun is a Korea expert and business consultant with an international track record in renewable energy, mechanical engineering, health care, high-tech and EdTech sector. She is an export specialist to the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), senior advisor to the Seoul Energy Corporation and general secretary of the German-Korean Society. She has worked with a wide range of Korean and European government agencies and private sector organizations in international markets. She published professional articles on different aspects of start-ups, entrepreneurship, innovation and knowledge transfer. Some of her most recent research and dissemination work have focused on Korean high-tech social enterprises financed by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the South Korean Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Since 2001, Claudio has worked in several key international and governmental agencies like UNIDO – United Nations Industrial Development Agency and KOTRA – Korea Trade-Investment National Promotion Agency with key focus in international trade and export in supporting SMEs to grow internationally. He also worked in several multinational corporation to develop international sales and business development in new markets. Claudio graduated in 2001 in Political Science with major in international business.


To know more about us please write at: copenhagen(et)columdae.com


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