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.

Find him on Linkedin

didrik@ysiglobal.com
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.

Find him on Linkedin

amund@ysiglobal.com

Danat Tekie
External Relations Officer (CRO)

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.


Find her on Linkedin

danat@ysiglobal.com

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.

Find him on Linkedin

christoffer@ysiglobal.com
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.

Find him on linkedin

siam@ysiglobal.com
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.


Find him on Linkedin

zark@ysiglobal.com
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.

Find him on Linkedin

marcus@ysiglobal.com
Mari-Josefine Yssen
Logistics Manager

Mari retains a large amount of experience, both from working with shipping, trade and logistics in several countries and being part of startup initiatives. She is currently pursuing both a degree in naval automation and satellite technology, and certifications in German and Arabic. Her responsibilities are mainly within event logistics, the application process and other internal organizational processes.

Find her on Linkedin

mari@ysiglobal.com
Ebba Engström
Innovation Intern

Ebba is a multifaceted person with a B.Sc. (Honours) in Biotechnology and MBA in Development, Technology and Innovation Policy. Her list of experience includes food security, gender equality, urban development and entrepreneurship. She is a Youth-Ag Summit and UNCTAD Youth Forum alumni, and with a strong research background she fosters innovation through a systematic approach.

Find her on Linkedin

ebba@ysiglobal.com
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.

Find her on Linkedin

alexandra@ysiglobal.com
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.


Find her on Linkedin

wafa@ysiglobal.com
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.



Find her on Linkedin

cristina@ysiglobal.com
Ole Marius Strøhm
Technology Intern

Ole Marius is currently studying Electronic Engineering at Imperial College in London. Only 19 years old, he already has many years of experience with coding and building things. Ole Marius has been in the olympics for high schoolers in Matemathics, IT, and was invited to physics olympics as well. In YSI he will focus on creating different technology tools for YSI, mainly directed towards creating a better innovation program.

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.

Find her on Linkedin

karensofie@ysiglobal.com
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.

Find her on Linkedin

maja@ysiglobal.com
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.


Find him on Linkedin

alex@ysiglobal.com
Suman Saha
Managing Director of Bangladesh











Find him on Linkedin

suman@ysiglobal.com
Sai Surya
Managing Director of South East Asia (SEA)











Find him on Linkedin

sai@ysiglobal.com
Kai Dai
Managing Director of Greater China
Find him on Linkedin

kai@ysiglobal.com
Made on
Tilda