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Anders M. Hansen

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Anders Hansen is The Chairman of The Board of eCommodities PLC.


Anders is a lawyer specializing in Corporate & Financial Transactions as well as overall Corporate Governance.
 

 Education
University of California School of Law

  (Berkeley) 1994
Master’s Degree in Law, University of#

 Copenhagen 1988
Copenhagen Business School 1983


Army

 Lieutenant Colonel, Danish Army -

 Royal Guards Regiment


 Admissions
The Danish Supreme Court 1999
The Danish High Court 1991
The Danish bar 1991
 

Memberships
The International Bar Association
The American Bar Association
The Danish Bar and Law Society
 

Languages
English, the Scandinavian languages
 

Profile
Anders has vast international experience in a cross-border context. This experience also extends to business leadership, including as former chairman of a Pan-European law firm structured as a partnership of partnerships. 


Prior to becoming a lawyer, Anders also gained leadership experience through his career in the Danish Army, where he holds the rank of LieutenantColonel with the Royal Guards regiment.


In 2015 Anders was knighted with The Order of Dannebrog for services to Denmark, in particular his charity work for soldiers and their families. 


Anders is designated an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Center for International Legal Studies, and is a former President of the Danish Guards Associations Abroad as well as a former Chairman of the Danish Guards Association in the UK.  


 “Anders is well reputed amongst financial institutions and investment banks for advising on acquisitions and capital market issues in relation to Public to Private transactions as well as on acquisition finance, asset sales and refinancing, including securitisations” [Legal Experts EMEA]  


Anders has also written two International Thrillers, of which one is translated into English. Anders spends most of his time in Mayfair, London.


Anders has dedicated much time in his life to charity work, mainly involving the Danish and British Armed Forces and is currently Chairman of The Anders Lassen VC Society, which benefits the British 22 Special Air Service Regiment (SAS), the Danish Jaegerkorps (Paratroop Regiment) and the Danish Naval Special Operations Forces.


Should you wish to join Anders in supporting these great causes, please see:


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anders_Lassen


https://www.totalgiving.co.uk/charity/the-ben-bathurst-memorial-trust


http://www.anderslassenfonden.dk/


anders@pugioalatus.com



Maj Gen John Holly (US Army ret.)

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John Holly is The Deputy Chairman of The Board of eCommodities PLC.


John is the founder and Managing Director of JH London, a boutique consultancy advising FTSE 100 executives in the areas of Trans-Atlantic operations, high-consequence risk management and business leadership. 


Additionally, John serves as the Senior Defence Advisor to KPMG and is the Chairman of Scramasax Ltd, a bespoke service provider to High Net Worth Individuals.


Previously, John was the Chairman of the UK’s Atomic Weapons Establishment Management Ltd and the Chief Operating Officer of Lockheed Martin UK. 


John is a retired Major General in the United States Army, who was responsible for developing and fielding the National Missile Defense System for the defence of the United States of America against Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM).


John supports many charitable activities including Sentebale (http://sentebale.org/) 

and Help for Heroes (http://www.helpforheroes.org.uk).  


chairman@scramasax.co.uk






Anna Donald

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Anna Donald is a Director of eCommodities PLC.


Anna has a broad range of corporate experience from her career in the financial industry which has spanned over 20 years in a range of roles including analysis, stockbroking, fund management and marketing based in Hong Kong and London. 


She has worked for a spectrum of firms from large global players (Baring Asset Management, Daiwa, BNP Paribas, ABN AMRO and DBS) to small boutiques (Wessex Asset Management, Evolution Securities and Ebullio Capital Management). 


Anna holds a Physics degree from Imperial College in London.  


Anna dedicates much time to charity work and serves on  The Committee of the Pink Ribbon ball for Breast Cancer Now.


If you would like to join Anna in supporting this worthy cause, please see:


http://breastcancernow.org/get-involved/fundraise-for-us/special-events/pink-ribbon-ball-london


annadonald8@gmail.com





For Board Members Alex Willson and Lars H Steffensen, please see the Management section of this website.

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