Currently working as a Managing Partner at Design For Climate. Until August 2019 Ilja has been working as an an assistant director with the Association of Arctic Expedition Cruise Operators (AECO) from the organizations Copenhagen office at Nordatlantens Brygge in Copenhagen. He has been working in AECO 8 years – first as a project manager, then office manager Denmark and then until 2019 assistant director.
Ilja grew up in Denmark, and has lived in Germany, England, Australia, Norway, Indonesia and Greenland. He has a master’s degree in social science from the University of Copenhagen and a journalist diploma from the Danish School of Journalism.