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Anemone Birkebæk

Anemone Birkebæk

Director of Partnerships, Museum for the United Nations

Anemone leads UN Live’s partnership- and fundraising efforts, supports strategic- and organizational development and guides the initiation of new programmes.

Prior to UN Live Anemone was with McKinsey & Company. As a consultant, Anemone focused on strategy and large transformations and has served clients across the private and social sectors, with a specific focus on philanthropic foundations. Anemone has previously led a large-scale democracy program in Tanzania on behalf of a Danish political party, as well as supported on-the-ground research on corruption in The Democratic Republic of the Congo. Between her studies, Anemone worked as Associate Attaché at Denmark’s Representation to the United Nations in Geneva, where she covered UN-agendas on economic development and trade. She has served on several boards and committees within the education, youth and participation space.

Anemone holds a Master in Public Administration from Harvard University and a B.Sc. in Political Science from the University of Copenhagen.