Born and raised in Silkeborg, Denmark, Malthe lived in Greenland and the United States before starting his BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of York in the United Kingdom. Prior to this, Malthe worked on community projects welcoming refugees and exchange students to his hometown by fostering friendships with local youth. Afterwards, he joined the Social Leadership Program at his university where he gained exciting insights into the running of social enterprises, charities and community projects. Since finishing his degree, Malthe has moved back to Copenhagen and now works at a small NGO that represents students in trade schools and technical high schools around the country. In this role, he is responsible for securing student councils’ say in important matters and that they are run democratically.
Updated May 2020