Chief consultant


Henrik Navntoft Sønderskov has been employed in the Danish Defence and Security Industries Association (DIDAS) since 2020. The association is part of the Confederation of Danish Industry (DI) which is Denmark’s largest employer and business organization representing approximately 20.000 companies in Denmark. The Danish Defence and Security Industries Association is global and DIDAS is a part of international cooperation on many levels. The association e.g. represents the industry in AeroSpace and Defence Industry Association of Europe – ASD, the Nordic Defence Industry Cooperation as well as in NATO Industrial Advisory Group (NIAG). Some of Henrik Navntoft Sønderskov prime areas of focus include space, cyber and emerging and disruptive technologies (EDT), and he is e.g. leading the DIDAS steering groups on EDT and cyber, with representation from both industry and ministerial department. While working for the development of the Danish defence industry Henrik Navntoft Sønderskov also work very closely on strategic level to support governmental security policy, and is thus closely engaged with the ministerial department, Defence command Denmark DCD, Danish Defence Acquisition and Logistics Organization (DALO), Danish Defence Intelligence Service (DDIS) and Centre for Cybersecurity (CFCS). Prior to his employment in Danish Defence and Security Association Henrik Navntoft Sønderskov has been working 16 years within the Danish Ministry of Defence (MoD) e.g. in DCD with strategic security policy and NATO. Henrik Navntoft Sønderskov has a background as political sociologist from the University of Copenhagen and has furthermore been attached as external lecturer at the University of Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Department of Management, Society and Communication where he lectures within the areas of strategic communication and defence policy.

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Digital information as the new ammunition

Industry Spotlight AI Application
2023-02-10 | 16:35 - 17:00 | Conference Room Croisette