Mikkel has worked in international film distribution 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, Inglorious Basterds and The Bourne Ultimatum 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 film making at Los Angeles Film School. He also founded and runs the London branch of an international screenwriters’ network.
Mikkel’s upbringing was rich on creative freedom but far removed from the film industry as he grew up in a remote part of the Danish countryside.