Lise Smed Olsen

Senior Analyst

+45 29 33 69 03

Lise is a Senior Analyst and specialises in business and regional development in the Nordic region. Lise is an experienced project manager and has led a number of studies and evaluations commissioned by international, national and local authorities and organisations. She has extensive experience in converting complex data into easily accessible syntheses, recommendations, and dissemination material aimed at policy and industry actors.

Lise has previously worked as a researcher at Nordregio, a research institute under the Nordic Council of Ministers and as an independent consultant. She has in-depth knowledge of cross-border and transnational co-operation in the Nordic countries, and in European cooperation, e.g. under the auspices of the EU Interreg programmes. Lise has expertise in a number of different business development areas and technologies, e.g. through studies and evaluations for cluster and innovation hub initiatives in Denmark and across the Nordic region. The green transition in companies and as part of regional growth and development strategies is a common thread in Lise's work.