The programme appoints Dorte Thuesen Christensen (Class of 2017) as Blue MBA Ambassador representing the Nordic Countries. With Dorte Christensen’s impressive professional background and dedication to leadership, she will represent the Blue MBA well.
Blue MBA Ambassadors are representatives of the Executive MBA in Shipping and Logistics programme at Copenhagen Business School. Dorte Christensen will join as representative of the Nordics countries alongside a global ambassador team that covers the industry in the United States, Singapore, Latin America, Africa, India, and the Mediterranean.
“It is now more critical than ever to broaden horizons and seek improved operational methods in this industry, especially in light of the pressing demand for sustainability and environmentally friendly solutions. I chose Dorte as ambassador due to her impressive performance in the programme and philosophy on leadership,” says Irene Rosberg, Programme Director of the Blue MBA.
Dorte’s philosophy on leadership centres on teamwork, responsibility, and personal growth. She believes in empowering her team through delegation and challenge, fostering individual and collective development. Her extensive knowledge within the tanker industry, gained from international experience international experience and roles in chartering, supply chain and operations makes her a great fit as the Nordic ambassador.
“We are living in a new world that is quickly evolving into an era where developments in skillset and mindset is imperative in any leadership position. The Blue MBA provides a unique opportunity to grow and unlock leadership potential through a comprehensive curriculum relevant to not only to the maritime industry, but to the broader global landscape,” says Dorte.
Dorte has been part of the management teams of several global shipping companies, allowing her to navigate various opportunities and challenges, such as international leadership in a global organisation, mergers and acquisitions, stakeholder management, turnaround strategies, and relationship-building across borders and cultures.
“Though I believe structure and processes are great means to facilitate growth to one’s craftsmanship, I also firmly believe that innovation is not produced out of rigidity or box like thinking.”
Currently, as the Vice President of Operations & Claims at Hafnia, Dorte has a wealth of experience managing the operations of over 200 vessels across various product and chemical tanker pools. Her global responsibility ensures top-quality service for customers, whether pool partners or charterers.
The Blue MBA programme thanks the time and contributions of the previous Blue MBA Ambassador representing the Nordics – Mette Rosenby.