MEET OUT TEAM
Green Bike Tours is founded by Helene Hjortlund, who takes a great interest in energy and green solutions and prior to this worked for 8 years as a communications advisor and manager in the energy business. She was also the Managing Director of Green Seminars that offered strategic learning to foreign cities to enable them to accelerate their city’s transition to green economy.
She has a master in italian and is an authorised guide with diploma.
COPENHAGEN AND MALMÖ
Silvia is a green guide. She is also an architect and consider herself a city – animal. Italian born, but feels Copenhagen is her hometown, which she by the way considers one of the best expressions of modern city planning and managing for the people. She likes understanding the special spirit of each place and how the city has developed over the centuries. She loves cycling along the harbour ring. Her favourite spot in Copenhagen is the Glyptoteket winter’s garden.
Mathias Sejer Damgaard
Mathias is a green guide. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Techno-Anthropology where he– among many other things – has worked with social sustainability in Permaculture communes and value sensitive urban design. He volunteers for a political party and looks forward to doing a master’s degree in Human Ecology. He enjoys building vintage bikes, as well as going bikepacking. Copenhagens’s green parks such as Amager Fælled and Sydhavnstippen are dear to him and he enjoys exploring former industrial areas that have been restored for new uses.
Lærke is a green guide. She lives a bit out side the city, so her bike is her best friend when it comes to getting around in the city. When she is not riding her bike she studies Geography and History of Ideas, with a big passion to know all about the interactions between people, culture and how we take care of our climate and beauiful world. Deep down Lærke is a country girl, but right now she enjoys the city lights and all the relaxing green spaces and not least green initiatives in Copenhagen.
Ahmed is a green guide. He is an architect studying urban development. Since Berlin is a diverse and a green city, biking around it is one of the best ways to know more about the city. He loves living in Berlin and experiencing the different cultures he encounters. Berlin to him is a one of a kind city, it requires a special eye to let you fall in love with. Ahmed grew up in Egypt which has an extremely different nature and history compared to Berlin, which made him embrace both nature and history even more when he started living in Berlin. Ahmed is also a photographer and get a lot of inspiration from biking around Berlin.
Amina is a green Guide. Born and Raised in Berlin she is discovering the city by bike since her early teens. For her it is the best way to get around the city taking in its unique qualities.
As an architect she worked on sustainable Building structures in and outside Berlin. She worked with an environmental NGO in Tanzania, on the building site for a healing Biotope in the Sierra Nevada in Colombia and is currently studying Urban Development in Egypt.
But she always returns to Belin. The many sustainable and cultural urban projects are what she loves most about the city. She enjoys discovering the new places that pop up every year and to share her experiences with you.
Amna is a green guide. Living and moving around a city with minimum effects on the environment is one of her main mottos. Therefore, she believes that biking is one of the best ways to come from A to B, especially in a city like Berlin. Amna grew up in Pakistan and presently residing in Berlin, which explains her love for the opportunity to explore a city through biking even more; particularly due to the diversity in the culture, city scape and urban layout. By profession she is an architect, worked mainly on projects to minimize energy consumption through sustainable lifestyle and currently pursuing her master’s in Urban Development. As a person, Amna loves interacting with people from different cultures and exploring new places collectively.One of her favorite green places is Tiergarten!