People

Thomas Blachpartner
Thomas has worked for clients within e.g. food, forestry, infrastructure, finance, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, media, maritime, oil and gas.

Before setting up Firstline Communication in 2005, Thomas held several leading positions in Burson-Marsteller – head of the Brussels Office, head of Public Affairs in Europe, Co-CEO Europe and member of Burson-Marsteller’s Global Executive Board. Before that, Thomas Blach was head of the communication agency Publicity.

Thomas is chairman of the Fountain House Foundation and board member of the National Council for the Unmarried Mother and Her Child.

Thomas has an MA (Nordic Languages, Literature and Sociology of Religion) from the University of Copenhagen.

+ 45 4054 9698, tb@firstline.dk

People

Mette Qviste, head of administration
Mette is Firstlines head of administrative tasks and our language consultant since 2005.

Mette is a graduate from the Copenhagen Business School as Bilingual Commercial Correspondent. Mette has worked as para legal at larger, international law offices. In the period from 1997 – 2005 Mette was occupied at Burson-Marsteller where she among other things took up the position as PA to Thomas Blach.

+ 45 8820 4860, mq@firstline.dk

People

Ole Schmidt Pedersenpartner
Primarily, Ole has worked for clients within finance, infrastructure, forestry, foundations, tourism and local governments.

Before joining Firstline Communication Ole Schmidt Pedersen was director of communications at Post Danmark and at the Danish Bankers’ Association. Ole has also been senior business reporter at Berlingske Tidende and Børsens Nyhedsmagasin.

For two periods, Ole served as president of the Danish Communication Association. He is a graduate from the Danish School of Journalism.

+ 45 4072 9330, os@firstline.dk

People

Lars Schevingpartner
Lars has worked for clients within pharma, construction, maritime, oil and gas, aviation, medical technology, consumer care, sport & arts & entertainment and civil society organisations.

Before setting up Firstline Communication with Thomas Blach, Lars was head of public affairs and Managing Director at the Burson-Marsteller’s Danish office. He has also been a museum curator and partner in Alpha Beta Communications. 

Lars has an MA in History and American Studies from the University of Copenhagen. 

+ 45 6023 5970, ls@firstline.dk