Bente Ellekjær Madsen

Head Of Business Applications at NORDEN

Bente Ellekjær Madsen has extensive work experience in the field of business applications. Bente Ellekjær is currently the Head of Business Applications at Dampskibsselskabet NORDEN A/S since November 2019. Prior to this role, they owned and operated their own consultancy, Unicorn Consult, from April 2016 to November 2019, where they implemented business applications and provided IT strategy, project management, and process improvement services across various industries. From May 2012 to March 2016, they served as General Manager of Business Applications at D/S Norden A/S. Before that, they worked as an IT Consultant at Unicorn Consult from September 2005 to June 2012, as an IT director at Strax from August 2003 to August 2005, and as an IT-manager at Nordisk Film from August 1997 to July 2003. Bente Ellekjær also has experience as an IT-manager at LN Entreprise from April 1996 to July 1997 and as an IT-Manager at Eskofot A/S from May 1987 to March 1996. Bente started their career as an Application Programmer at Eskofot A/S from February 1980 to March 1986 and also worked as a consultant at Armada Data from April 1986 to April 1987. Throughout their career, they have gained expertise in implementing business applications, IT strategy, project management, and process improvement.

Bente Ellekjær Madsen's education history includes a Merkonom degree in IT from Niels Brock. Bente Ellekjær also attended Rungsted Statsskole from 1974 to 1977, where they completed their high school education. In addition to their formal education, Bente has obtained several certifications, including being an ISO27001 Certified ISMS Lead Implementer from IBITGQ in September 2017, an EU GDPR Practitioner from IBITGQ in August 2017, a PRINCE2® (2009) Foundation from APMG International in May 2017, an EU GDPR Foundation from IBITGQ in January 2017, a Prosci Change Management practitioner (ADKAR) from HUMAN UNIVERZ in January 2017, a Mundtlig kommunikation (Oral Communication) certification from Rhetorica A/S in April 2016, and a Registred PRINCE2 practitioner from APMG International in June 2017. Bente Ellekjær has also obtained certifications in Six Sigma, Black Belt from Storm Management A/S, and Personal Leadership from CfL Center for Ledelse, although the specific months of completion are not provided.



  • Head Of Business Applications

    November, 2019 - present

  • General Manager Business Applications

    May, 2012