Didrik Strøhm
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Didrik is the lead-designer of the five month innovation program, but also works with marketing strategy and content creation for YSI. Combining a Bachelor in Innovation, Creativity & Business Building, five years experience on the startup scene and one year study of Digital Marketing - he uses his understanding and grit to ensure YSI keeps at a forefront in ambition and follow-through.

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Amund Grytting
Chief Operational Officer (COO)

Growing up on a farm has shaped how Amund views the world. With a deep care for nature, a bachelor in human geography and a short study of CSR - Amund ensures that Young Sustainable Impact is focusing on it's own impact, keeping integrity and focus on what sustainability really means. Amund's main responsibility is the daily operations, organizational structure and data-gathering.

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Danat Tekie
Chief External Relations (CER)

Danat Tekie is the perfect leader for external relations. With a combination of confidence and empathy, she nurtures our relationships with businesses who work towards becoming more sustainable. With her background in organization and leadership she is equipped with tools and knowledge to understand the needs of businesses.

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Christoffer Bouwer
Program Developer

Christoffer co-develops the innovation program with Didrik, with a particular focus on team development, deep problem understanding, needs and value creation. Finishing up his masters degree in Industrial Economics, he brings a strong, cross-disciplinary background to the team. His experience ranges from leading Norway's largest discipline-related and student-arranged conference, working with leadership development, assisting several startups and more.

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Siam Florelius
Innovation Manager

Siam has an academic background in social sciences and innovation. Combined with his education in modern project leadership, his experience makes him fit to assist our teams along the way. Siam is intrigued by people and processes, and maintains a keen eye for whats going on under the surface of team work. He is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and create the future, and will put his skills to use when facilitating the participants.

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Zark Janjua
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Zark is one of the YSI Co-Founders, and is currently pursuing a master in Leadership & Change at BI Norwegian Business School after he previously finished a bachelor in economy. He has been a part of YSI since the very beginning, and has kept YSI a float with his strategic mindset, and his will to make things happen. His responsibilities are mainly within the accounting, finances, data handling and some legal administration.

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Marcus Bruns
Board Member & Co-Founder

Marcus spends most of his time working with partnerships, following up the YSI Local Chapters and making sure the team is working in the same direction. With a background in Economics, management consulting, building and working with several startups, and work experience from four countries, he is a structured jack of all trades that gets his work done effectively.

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Alexandra Paloczi
Marketing Intern

Alexandra, from Hungary, holds a bachelor's and master's degree in Communication and Media Studies focusing on organizational communication. Currently she is pursuing a master's in Development, Environment and Cultural Change. Her main interests are social inequality, cultural adaption and communicating sustainability.

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Wafa Haddoumi
Event & Logistics Coordinator

With great communication skills and a M.Sc. in International Business Management, Wafa brings valuable insight, creativity and experiences to YSI. In addition to her background from sales, logistics, banking, event planning and customer advisory, she also spent the last seven years working part-time with youth.

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Cristina Parvulescu
Event & People Intern

Cristina is purpose-driven and has a background in Business Administration with an extensive experience in HR, Event Management and Social Work. She is a strong believer in the power of youth for bringing a much needed change in the world and she wants to bring her contribution to the sustainability area.

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Maja Radja
Innovation Intern

Maja has a background in Political Science and she is a former AIESECer. She is very proud to be a part of an organisation that enables youth to leave a bigger impact on this world. Her interests are change management and how to implement changes into teams to improve performance and accelerate growth. She helps the team develop parts of the innovation program and follow up the startup teams in the global program.

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Karen Sofie Engesund
Marketing Intern

Karen holds a bachelor's degree in PR and Communication and is currently studying Creative Market Communication. Karen saw this internship not only as an opportunity to work with and gain experience in communication, but also to be a part of an organization with such an important message. She later hopes to take a master's degree in Strategic Public Relations with combined courses in Organizational Sustainability.

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Alex Moltzau
Community Manager

With several startups and initiatives on his record, and a bachelor in creative management - it is no wonder Alex is focused on community building. He has been a big part of engaging the Earthpreneurs community and also making it grow in more than 60 countries. Alex is currently pursuing a bachelors degree in Social Anthropology.

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Suman Saha
Managing Director of Bangladesh

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Sai Surya
Managing Director of South East Asia (SEA)

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Kai Dai
Managing Director of Greater China
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