The team behind Risika

Thorbjørn Rønje

Co-founder & Chief Strategist

Entrepreneur and investor with experience in e-commerce, blockchain and other emerging technologies.

Timm Jeppesen

Co-founder & CEO

MSc in Business Administration and Management Science, from Copenhagen Business School with extensive experience in innovation and data-driven business development in the financial sector.

Nicolai Rasmussen

Co-founder & CFO

MSc in Business Administration and Auditing from Copenhagen Business School, and with many years of experience from one of the largest accounting firms, with focus on fintech start-ups amongst other things.

Christoffer Ljørring

Co-founder & Chief Data Scientist

Cand.scient.oecon from Copenhagen University with experience in statistics and Data Science.

Ruben Lindegaard

Head of Sales

Over 10 years of experience in sales and credit-granting in the financial sector.

Michael Blarke

Senior Sales Manager

Over 20 years of experience in sales in which 10 are within the data industry.

Astrid Dam Schiøller

Head of Marketing & Communication

Master of Arts in Journalism from Aarhus University with experience in PR and communication.

Kristoffer Ekelund Gerdes

Marketing assistant

MSc in Economics and Business Administration with focus on Global Marketing & Innovation Management, from University of Southern Denmark. 

Troels Ynddal


Master in Computer Science from Copenhagen University, specializing in Python-development.

Jonas Thiesen

Full-Stack Developer

Extensive experience in web development, specializing in JavaScript. 

Ulv Foerlev

Python Developer (Student assistant)

Doing a BA in Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen, specializing in Python.

Tsvetomir Batinov

Front-end Developer

Doing a BA in Computer Science at Copenhagen School of Design and Technology (KEA). 

Jan Mezník

Python Developer (Student assistant)

Doing an MSc in Computer Science at the University of Copenhagen, specializing in Python. 

Oscar Werner

Data Scientist (Student assistant)

Studying Data Science at the IT-University of Copenhagen.

Christian Hviid Jørgensen

Intern sales

Have several years of experience with telecommunications.

Christian Staal

Intern sales

Studying Techno-Anthropology at Aalborg University in Copenhagen.

Advisory Board

Mads Jakobsen

Chairman of the Board & Senior Advisor

Previous bank director and Executive Board member of Nordea Group. Advisor in relation to strategy, culture, and management.

Martin Lavesen

Managing Partner at DLA Piper Denmark

Advisor on everything within the spectrum of law, compliance, network, and negotiation. 

Peter Schmiegelow

Owner of Schmiegelow Investment Counselling A/S

Investment counselor with clients in Denmark and England.