Our People

All of us in gHRow bring different insights and skills to our clients. You can find a brief introduction to each of us below. But we also share some characteristics between us, in that we all bring real world experience and rich expertise with us. Having led HR functions and the people agenda across industries ourselves, we have witnessed the business impact, when the people agenda is led well.

Jesper Madsen

Founder & Director


Profile highlights:

  • 20+ years of global business and HR leadership
  • Masters in Political Science. Education from Harvard, IMD and Stanford
  • Certified coach
  • Transformation, on a functional, cultural and company-wide level
  • Developing high performing executive teams
  • Advisor and coach to CEOs and senior leaders
  • Building strategic people functions
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Jesper founded gHRow to build a company which is uniquely professional and human at the same time. And with the purpose of helping businesses win with people.

Jesper draws on a wealth of experience as a business leader in the energy and transportation sectors having been CHRO for several major global companies within the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group. In these roles Jesper has led many aspects of building businesses as they relate to developing executive teams, developing company culture & capabilities and transforming HR functions. He also has been involved in numerous organizational restructurings as they relate to divestments, mergers and IPOs. And this not least in the capacity of being an advisor to CEOs and senior executives.

It is the combination of these experience and a deep personal insight in and engagement with people, which allows Jesper to support CEOs, senior teams and companies to openly engage with challenging situations and come out stronger through them.

Jesper lives in a country house outside Dragør with his wife Tinna and their daughters Mille and Luna, plus too many animals to mention. This keeps him busy, along with his passions for golf, Brøndby IF, and exercise. He holds an international outlook on life after living, studying and working in North America, Thailand and China.

Mallika Nehra

Senior Consultant & Solutions Lead


Profile highlights:

  • 13+ years of experience, panning across HR consulting and corporate HR
  • Post-Graduate in Business Management & HR; Bachelors in Statistics
  • Organisational design & transformation
  • Leadership & team development
  • Culture & human behaviour
  • Personal advisory for talents and new leaders
  • People processes
  • Change management
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Mallika is passionate about transforming organisations through people, and energised by designing as well as implementing change initiatives with different strategic contexts.


Having worked within HR functions in global organisations such as Vodafone and Maersk Oil, as well as in Ernst & Young’s HR consulting practice, Mallika brings diverse experience of supporting leaders and teams across many industries and geographies.


Mallika leads the solution design for gHRow and is also working with different clients to conceptualise and drive their change agenda, in areas such as leadership development, organisational design and people processes.


Mallika was born and raised in India, and now lives in Copenhagen with her husband Shaurya and their son Anveer. She has been a professional singer and guitarist, writes a blog, enjoys dancing and is now learning Danish.

Stine Lynge Sørensen

Senior Associate Consultant 


Profile highlights:

  • 18+ years of experience as leader and HR professional in global
    international businesses – incl. experience from living and working
    abroad (Asia and Middle East)
  • Team leadership / development / well-being / engagement
  • Coaching
  • Executive HR business partnering
  • Organisational development
  • Operational excellence
  • HR transformation
  • Change management
  • Integration
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Stine is a passionate people and business professional, bringing a wealth of experience within leadership, partnering, culture development, engagement, change management, integration and organisational/functional transformation – having worked and led business, project and HR teams. 


Stine has worked across most HR functional areas, having served amongst other as Head of HR, Executive HR Business Partner and Head of HR Operations.


Creating meaningful work-lives is something which Stine cares deeply about. She is empathetic and collaborative in her approach focused on building trust and partnerships. Stine has lived and worked across different cultures and is passionate about people and how they develop and change throughout their work and personal lives.


Stine lives in Fløng with her husband Chris, their 2 daughters Anna and Cilia and their dog Charlie.

Stine Krag Stubbe

Senior Associate Consultant 

Profile highlights:

  • 15+ years of experience as HR business partner in global international businesses
  • Masters in International Business Communication, Copenhagen Business School
  • HR business partnering
  • Strategic support to senior leaders on the people / organisational agenda
  • Facilitating change
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Stine carries many years of HR experience from A.P. Moller-Maersk and Widex, and therefore has extensive and broad knowledge within almost all aspects of HR, with particular focus on the HR Business Partner discipline. This covers anything from annual HR activities to organizational change and transformation, to supporting leaders with personal and professional growth.

Stine is empathic and cares deeply about the people around her – whether it be family, friends or colleagues. She is a great relationship builder and enjoys solving issues in collaboration with others. Stine naturally creates a confidential space with the people she is surrounded by.

Stine is married to John and together they live in Allerød with their sons Daniel (2009) and Benjamin (2013).

Mads Leonhardt Thomsen

Senior Associate Consultant 

Profile highlights:

  • 15+ years of experience as HR business partner and from different HR leadership positions in global international businesses
  • Master in History, minor in Psychology, Aalborg University
  • Certified Coach from Animas Centre of Coaching, London
  • HR business partnering
  • Supporting teams and leaders managing change
  • Designing and implementing talent management processes and concepts
  • Training and facilitation of leadership training
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Mads carries many years of HR experience from A.P. Moller-Maersk, Carlsberg and Nordea and has extensive knowledge within almost all aspects of HR, with particular focus on the HR Business Partner discipline and Leadership development/Talent Management. Mads has in recent years build deep expertise in business coaching, training and facilitation and works across multiple geographies and industries in Denmark and Europe. 


Mads is passionate about supporting individuals and organizations during change and has an inclusive and collaborative approach which creates strong and trusting relationships.


Mads lives at Frederiksberg and spends his time outside work with friends and family. History is still a big passion/hobby and to keep connected with this, Mads offers guided historical walking tours through the old streets of Copenhagen.

René Bomholt

Senior Associate Consultant 

  • 20+ years of international leadership experience
  • 15+ years of change management, transformation, and implementation of strategies, processes and tools
  • Master of Business Administration, Copenhagen Business School
  • Prosci (ADKAR) certified Change Practitioner
  • Certified Change Management ProfessionalTM (CCMPTM)
  • Change Management; design, facilitate, execute, and anchor change initiatives
  • Project Management; value realization, stakeholder management, progress
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René has turned many years of international leadership experience from A.P. Moller-Maersk into a solid base and passion for change management – the craft of moving people from a present to a future state, with least possible friction. These skills he has since sharpened in Netcompany (Danish IT developer) and Sofigate (Finland based Business Technology consultancy).


With an eye for making the complex digestible, enabling people to take ownership, and constructively engaging stakeholders, René ensures that focus remains on realizing the intended value from a change. With a smile.


Peeking into his tool-box you will find plenty of colourful markers, and an uncanny ability to ask those questions that needs to be answered (also when the answer is unpleasant). His thoughts about change management and change betterment you can find on LinkedIn under #ReneReflects.


René is married to Melissa whom he met in Singapore long ago. They live in Dragør with their three children Karl (born in Beijing, 2007), Mia and Jens (born in Kuala Lumpur, 2008).

Mikael Vassing Rasmussen

Senior Associate Consultant 

  • 25+ years of experience within IT, Project Management and Transformation in international companies
  • 15+ years in various IT leadership roles with responsibility for Applications, Projects and Teams in a global environment
  • Intense knowledge to implementation of HR IT applications, including building business cases, roadmaps, project planning, staffing, project execution and support
  • Supporting Companies with the product and implementation partner selection process as an independent advisor
  • Project and Portfolio Management
  • Facilitation of process improvement and optimization sessions
  • Mentoring and Coaching of IT Leaders and Project Managers
  • Certified PRINCEII and SCRUM Project Manager
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Mikael is a very experienced IT Leader with a lot of passion for Project and Portfolio Management. He is known as a result oriented achiever with an excellent track record for managing complex IT Projects and Transformation Programmes in an international environment.


Setting Project teams, individuals and organisations up for success is something Mikael is passionate about. He has a motivational leadership style and a reputation for building and retaining highly motivated teams and relationships.


Mikael is living in Hillerød with his two children, Vanessa and David and is very interested in Sport and in particular Badminton. Mikael is the founder of the first webshop dedicated to equipment to the new outdoor game, AirBadminton.