Mikkel has worked in the world of international film with Universal Studios for several years. During this time he has been involved in the release of a wide variety films from Universal, Dreamworks, Working Title, Imagine Entertainment and Focus Features including box office hits Mamma Mia, Despicable Me and Les Miserables to mention a few.
Mikkel has an MSc in Finance and Accounting from London School of Economics and spent his early career in the financial markets. Before joining Universal Studios, Mikkel studied filmmaking at Los Angeles Film School. He also founded the London branch of an international screenwriter’s network.
Mikkel grew up in a hamlet in the remote Danish countryside. It was far removed from the entertainment industry but offered plenty in terms creative freedom. One of Mikkel’s key passions is breaking down barriers between groups in society.