Sanne Wall-Gremstrup, who will also serve as a partner, has more than 15 years of experience as a chief executive officer, having most recently served as the CEO of The Danish Architectural Press, a commercial foundation with the purpose of promoting Danish architecture in Denmark and abroad. Prior to that, she spent seven years as the Country Manager and CEO for Denmark and Finland at global marketing services company McCann WorldGroup. She also has extensive experience serving as a board member and executive board chairperson over the past 20 years for organizations that include a global architectural firm, a Danish communications agency, and start-up companies. Known for balancing high caliber creative output with financial performance, she brings strong change management, professional services, and marketing skills to the position.
Schmidt Hammer Lassen has promoted an additional three architects to partner and associate partner roles. Elif Tinaztepe, who leads library specialist work, has been named partner after 14 years at the firm. Her thoughtful, analytical approach to design, coupled with her passion for client collaboration and the transformative power of architecture, has led to a timeless body of work that spans continents and character.
In addition, Operations Director Jake Spruit and Aarhus Office Director Philip Brinch Sørensen join the Associate Partner group.