Mads Ecklon


Mads Ecklon is Head of Division of the Crisis Management Division at the Danish Emergency Management Agency (DEMA). He holds a Master’s Degree in political science from the University of Copenhagen and an Honors’ Degree in political science from the University of Cape Town. He is frequently used as keynote speaker and is guest lecturer at the Security Risk Management Master Program at the University of Copenhagen. Before joining DEMA, Mads Ecklon worked for the Danish National Audit Office and Defense Command, Denmark.

With a decade of experience within the field of crisis management, his portfolio at DEMA encompasses crisis communication, crisis management, risk assessment, disaster response, preparedness planning, guidance and development of analytical methods and business continuity. In addition, Mads Ecklon is exercise manager for the biennial national crisis management exercise in Denmark.

Mads Ecklon holds a position as NATO Expert in the field of Emergency Planning – Crisis Management Systems.

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Head of Division, Crisis Management Division, Danish Emergency Management Agency