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Thank you Ole Damsgaard

After eight years as Director at Nordregio, Ole Damsgaard is moving on to new challenges. Nordregio and all of the staff would like to direct a sincere thank you to Ole and wish him all the best in the future.

At Nordregio, Ole has been an engaged driver of Nordic co-operation within the field of regional development. During his eight years, he has continued to develop Nordregio as a policy relevant organisation in the Nordic countries. Ole has also put Nordregio's analysis of regional development on the European research map. Today, Nordregio is established as a leading international research institute in the field of regional studies.

Nordregio operates as a link between research and policy development, and one of Ole's accomplishments at Nordregio is an increase in two-way communication with policy makers and practitioners. "Ole has a strong drive to work in close co-operation with different stakeholders and actors. His engagement and interest in clients' needs has characterized his work" says Sverker Lindblad, Chairman of the Nordregio Board of Directors.

Ole is now taking the next step in his career, but we will stay in contact. He will continue to be a valuable member of Nordregio's extensive network. It feels great to say; We'll see you again, Ole Damsgaard!