07.02.2024

SLA adopts new strategy and welcomes 10 new partners

We are pleased to share that SLA has appointed 10 new partners and 7 new associate partners.

The appointments are part of SLA’s new three-year strategy, which focuses on increased professional and commercial growth.

“In the past three to four years, there has been a notable surge in demand for our interdisciplinary services, across the Nordics and on an international scale. We’ve experienced an organic growth rate averaging between 8-10 percent annually, with our international work expanding significantly to now encompassing 50 percent of our total turnover,” says SLA Senior Partner and CEO Mette Skjold.

“Our services span a broad spectrum, from large-scale landscape-led master plans to the design of rooftop gardens, public spaces, and climate parks in Denmark and Europe. We also provide strategic advisory services and biodiversity strategies to entities ranging from pension funds to developers, and even entire nations.”

“With our new strategy, we take a big step in future-proofing SLA and cementing our position as one of the world’s leading nature-based design and landscape studios that put nature and people’s quality of life first. The new partners are an important step in our strategy that will allow us to further expand our joint goal: To design the best possible places for life – all life,” says Mette Skjold.

SLA’s New Partners and Associates
SLA’s new partners are Louise Fiil Hansen (Design Director), Klavs Holm Madsen (COO), Karsten Thorlund (Studio Manager SLA Aarhus), Alexandra Vindfeld Hansen (R&D Director), Rasmus Grandelag (Studio Manager SLA Copenhagen), Fred Yuhe Zhang (Project Manager, Head of Chinese Market), Sune Rieper (Lead Design Architect), Bo Danielsen (CFO), Salka Kudsk (Project Director), and Nicoline Heather Madsen (Lead Design Architect).

SLA’s new associate partners are Line Agnes Bjørløw Skjærslund (Head of Business Development), Tine Langsted Krogstrup (Project Director), Nanna Maj Stubbe Østergaard (Project Architect), Mike Ameko Lippert (Strategy Director), Francisca Álvares (Project Manager), E.C. Forfang (Lead Design Architect), and Franziska Meisel (Head of Norwegian Market).

The new partners will join SLA’s original partner group consisting of senior partners Stig L. Andersson, Mette Skjold, and Rasmus Astrup.

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Kristoffer Holm Pedersen

Communications Director

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