Mr. Søren Stig (47) is an impact investor, board member, strategic advisor, mentor and social entrepreneur. He’s Founding Partner of The Shared Value Company as well as Ashoka Denmark. He acts as partnership and innovation advisor to the United Nations, multiple foundations, private companies and numerous exponential organizations.
Soren brings a wealth of commercial and strategic experience from various boards as well as a very broad international network. He has been on the board of the Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design, Danish chamber of commerce in Hong Kong, Copenhagen Business School’s Blue MBA, Child Braincancer Foundation, Danish Design Forum as well as Blockchain Labs for Open Collaboration.
Soren has held various senior-level positions at Maersk for almost 20 years. Most recently as Chief Sustainability Officer for Maersk Line where he helped reposition Maersk Line as industry leader. He received KPMG’s Global strategy price (2011) and the European Business Award (2010) based on industry leadership and sustainability efforts.
Prior to this he was Global Head of Sales for Maersk Line and responsible for the commercial strategy and planning of the company’s 25+ billion revenue. The role included direction and oversight of more than 6000 sales people in +125 countries.
Soren Stig holds an Executive MBA (Honors) from IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland. He has supplemented his international shipping management education through various leadership courses in the United States, through the Maersk group and most recently at Singularity University in Silicon Valley.
Soren is a Danish native and now lives in Rungsted, North of Copenhagen. He is married with a son (17) and a daughter (15).