Meet the team behind the company

The EHG team is a group of highly skilled multi-disciplinary professionals with a passion and commitment to making a difference through the application of their knowledge, skills and experience and the delivery of high quality work. The EHG team reflects a range of nationalities, languages and professional experiences and backgrounds within global health development.  In the best Scandinavian tradition we like to describe ourselves as thorough, practical, down-to-earth, honest, trustworthy and fair.

Besides the in-house staff, EHG employs a large number of short- and long-term international and national consultants in programmes and projects worldwide. We have a human resource database of over 1,200 approved and highly qualified international health consultants with expertise within our core areas. These consultants are hired on a case by case basis.

Michele Gross

CEO

Education
Master of International Health

Areas of expertise
Implementation and Evaluation of HIV & AIDS Programmes, Sexual and Reproductive Health, M&E Systems Development, Programme Evaluation (mixed-methods), Health Systems Strengthening, Program Design and Management, Quality Assurance.

Country experience
Angola, Belarus, Botswana, Ethiopia, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, PNG, Sierra Leone, Sudan.

Head Office
mgross@ehg.dk

Dr. Sanja Matovic-Miljanovic

Senior Public Health Specialist & Manager of EHG Regional Office for Balkan and EECA Countries

Education
Medical Doctor, Specialist of Social Medicine/Public Health
Master of Health Management, PhD in Social Medicine/Public Health

Areas of expertise
Health System Strengthening, Health Management, Governance, Strategic and Operational planning, Institutional Capacity Building. Primary Health Care, Health Promotion, Design and Management of Public Health Programmes, Quality Assurance. Monitoring and evaluation, complex program evaluations, reviews and assessments, Quantitative and Qualitative Research, Capacity Building and Training.

Country experience
Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denmark, Ethiopia, Estonia, Georgia, Germany, Indonesia, Kyrgyzstan, Lithuania, Macedonia, Malawi, Morocco, Moldova, Montenegro, Nepal, Serbia, Switzerland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Ukraine.

Regional Office Belgrade
smatovic@ehg.dk

Ida Marie Pierrel-Boas

Senior Public Health Adviser

Education
MSc Public Health Science

Areas of expertise
Sexual, Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health (SRMNCAH); mHealth/eHealth, Monitoring, Evaluation, Quantitative and Qualitative Research, Capacity Building, Training, Operational Research, Organisational Development, Quality Assurance.

Country experience
Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Namibia, Philippines, Tanzania, Turkey, Uganda, Zambia, and Zanzibar.

Head Office
iboas@ehg.dk

Line Neerup Handlos

Senior Public Health Adviser

Education
PhD, MSc Public Health Science

Areas of expertise
Migrant health, migration research, health promotion, diabetes screening and prevention, quantitative and qualitative research, quality assurance.

Country experience
The Balkans, Greece, and Mali

Head Office
lhandlos@ehg.dk

Maiken Mansfeld Jacobsen

Senior Public Health Specialist

Education
MSc in Medicine with major in Public Health

Areas of expertise
Health system strengthening; Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR); Infectious disease control: in particular HIV, hepatitis and TB; Gender equality and Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV). Human rights based approaches and humanitarian and protracted crisis interventions. Research, data analysis, reviews and evaluations, policy analysis, programme management and normative guidance.

Country experience
Ethiopia, Kyrgyzstan, Philippines, Tajikistan, Turkey,  Uganda.

Head Office
mjacobsen@ehg.dk

Lene Klosterskov Andersen

Public Health Adviser and Project Manager

Education
MSc Public Health Science

Responsibilities
Project and contract management of long- and short-term projects, including work planning and budgeting, financial management, administrative and technical backstopping, management of consultants and client relationships, quality assurance.

Country experience
Bangladesh, Indonesia, and Sierra Leone.

Head Office
lkandersen@ehg.dk

Vera Nedic

Project Manager

Education
BA in Contemporary English Language and Literature, Official Court Interpreter for English

Responsibilities
Project management, implementation and monitoring, new business development, online surveys, proofreading.

Regional Office Belgrade
vnedic@ehg.dk

Jette Ramløse

Project Manager

Education
MBA

Responsibilities
Project and contract management of long- and short term projects, including work planning and budgeting, financial management, administrative and technical backstopping, management of consultant and client relationships, quality assurance.

Country experience
Botswana, Ghana, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Head Office
jramlose@ehg.dk

Anette Cramer

Project Manager

Education
Master of Community Health

Responsibilities
Project and contract management of long- and short term projects, including work planning and budgeting, financial management, administrative and technical backstopping, management of consultant and client relationships, quality assurance.

Country experience
Ethiopia, Liberia, Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Egypt, Sri Lanka, North Korea, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, Lao PDR, The Philippines, Indonesia, East Timor, Malaysia, Myanmar, Kazakhstan.

Head Office
acramer@ehg.dk

Benedikte Lillebæk

Senior Business Development Officer

Education
MA French and English (CBS)

Areas of expertise
New Business Development, Acquisition and Proposal Development; Project Management and Backstopping, including Accounting and Financial Management.

Country experience
Niger

Head Office
lillebaek@ehg.dk

Merethe Povlsen

Senior Accountant

Education
Bachelor of commerce in accounting and staff administration, nursing assistant, lawyer secretary.

Responsibilities
Management of payable accounts of all consultants and suppliers, overall bookkeeping, debtors, salary, customer care and office administration.

Head Office
mpovlsen@ehg.dk

Board members

Orla Zinck

Chairman of the Board of Euro Health Group

Director of the Danish Catering Center PhD, MSc. in Food and Nutrition

Orla Zinck - a strong supporter of EHG since 1996 - is chairman of the board. He has a long carrier in the National Food Agency and is now the Director of the Danish Catering Center - a successful company providing consultancy services to large scale kitchens (e.g. at hospitals) and a company with a WHO collaborative centre.

orlazinck@gmail.com

Ted Freeman

Member of the Board

Ted Freeman - joined the board in November 2018. An associate of EHG since 2012, he is the former managing partner of a development evaluation firm based in Ottawa, Canada, and has spent his entire career engaged in methodology development and in leading multi-disciplinary evaluation teams, with a special focus on social programming, particularly primary health care.

tedfreeman@bell.net

Erik Schulz

Member of the Board

Director of Erik Schulz Invest, Th. Schulz Holding and Schulz Forestry. MSc in Food Science & Technology

Erik Schulz has been a board member of EHG since 2012, and he is the Director and board member of Euro Health Foundation (EHF), the owner of EHG. He has a long experience in strategy, finance, legal affairs and human ressources. Experiences gained through CEO positions with leading companies in the food retail and food service industries.

erik.schulz@me.com

Clare Dickinson

Member of the Board

Director of GHD Consulting Ltd.
Clare Dickinson has been a board member since 2020 and has worked extensively for EHG over the past decade. She has over 25 years of experience of working in international global health in low- and lower-middle income countries. Clare's work has focused mainly on designing, implementing and evaluating national and global disease responses. She is experienced in strategy, health systems development, policy analysis, governance and aid effectiveness.

claredickinson5@gmail.com