warfair employees

  Christian Friis Bach
Co-founder and CEO
Christian has for many years traveled in countries hit by conflict and this led to the idea of ​​Warfair, which he established in 2019 the same with his family. He is agronomist of education and has a PhD. focusing on international trade. He was engaged 25 years ago in starting the Fair Trade movement in Denmark and has worked with peace and state building both as the Minister of Development, UN Secretary of UN and in humanitarian organizations.

Karin Friis Bach
Co-founder and director
Karin was as a young active in the Fair Trade Movement and has many years of experience with management and politics as former head of the GCP unit and is currently a member of the regional council in the Capital Region, the board of the Danish Regional Directors and chairman of the Danish Regions Health Committee. Karin works unpaid in Warfair with both strategy and management, packing and logistics.

Rikke Frier
Sales and logistics
Rikke is a MSc in Design & Communication from CBS and has solid experience from sales and marketing as former marketing manager at EDC Poul Erik Bech, Sales & Marketing Coordinator at Nybolig Lillelund and Marketing Coordinator at VWR, BIE and Berntsen. She lives in Ganløse and is active in both local sports and association life.

Niklas Olsen (part time)
Sales and Project Coordinator.
Nikas is a founder, owner and manager of Hjaltes Café in Buresø. He has previously been a street food chef at KUA and is a trained chef from Hotel and Restaurants School and has also read German at KU, has a social science bachelor from RUC and has read Eus Niels Brock in San Diego.

Makarem Ibrahim (part time)
Packing and advice on the Middle East (part time)
Makarem is on early retirement but helps alongside Warfair with packing and advice. She has a bachelor degree in Biochemistry from Damascus University in Syria and a laboratory education and a nursing education from Denmark. She has worked in the Slaughterhouses Research Institute and as an interpreter and disability helper and made Iraqi television and radio.

Signe Mørk Sørensen
Signe is employed on contract in 2022. She has the company ImpactCSR and has extensive experience in Due-Diligence and Ethical Trade.

Thea Raunsbæk
The project students
Thea is a graduate student in business economics and German with the profile Global Marketing Management. Thea has previously been an intern at the Embassy in Warsaw and is now sitting as Commercial Assistant at the Consulate General in Hamburg. In collaboration with Warfair, she writes her thesis project around the North German retail market.

Katrine Lyngaa Bangsgaard
Sales and communications officer
Katrine is a candidate in global health and has a bachelor of sociology from London. She has previously worked as a research assistant in London and is particularly passionate about the intersection of food production, human rights and nature protection. In Warfair, she works with sales and communication on a commission basis.