Profiles

Jeffrey Fisher

MBA, MS, MA, Executive Director & Co-Founder

Jeffrey H Fischer is a retired U.S. Air Force senior officer with decades of experience.  Much of his career was spent in key U.S. Air Staff positions at the Pentagon, as well nearly a decade of assignments across Europe.  A few of his European assignments included: Defense Attaché, Executive Officer to the NATO Special Operations Headquarters Commander, and Senior Military Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs at the U.S. Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE).

In both the Pentagon as well as European assignments, Jeff consistently succeeded at advancing his programs ahead of competing efforts.  From additional EC-130Hs in the Air Force 2008/9 budget to the 2018 establishment of the Kosovo Armed Forces, he continually demonstrates the ability to formulate executable and ultimately successful strategies.

Influenter Security is Jeff’s vision and he is the co-founder along with Henrik.  His network across Europe is extensive and he has the proven ability to not only link customers to decision makers, but also to help clients craft a winning message / marketing strategy.   Jeff maintains a TS/SCI clearance.

Niels Friis

Director

Niels Friis is a retired Commodore from the Royal Danish Navy. He spent his career at sea with numerous sea commands and in staff positions, and conducted international tours to the Balkan and Iraq.
He assumed the NATO lead on all aspects of Defence Planning and concept development at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe, ensuring clear synchronization of NATO support with the European Union’s planning efforts, and managed the Defence Planning’s integration into Allied Command Transformation.

He led the Force Proposal process, as well as spearheaded the Defence Planning reforms that were approved at the Istanbul Summit. In the operational field he was responsible for prioritizing the airfields in Eastern Europe as a part of NATO’s Enlargement in 2004.
As Deputy Commanding General, Multi-National Security Transition Command-Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom, Commodore Friis was specifically responsible for implementing and executing the Ministry of Defence Logistic Concept.

Prior to his retirement, Niels Friis took up the position as Commander Maritime Air Northwood providing advice to the Commander Allied Maritime Command Northwood (UK) on maritime air matters. Since his retirement, Niels Friis has worked on various projects as a consultant including projects for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Henrik Hahn-Nissen

Group CEO & Special advisor

Henrik Hahn-Nissen has founded several companies including Meet over Coffee (an international professional business network), Polkanalen.dk (Web TV channel for politicians), and Influenter.

He is special adviser and the CEO of Influenter, where he advises companies in several industries, and is often seen in the halls of the Danish Parliament. Over the years, Henrik has built up a powerful political network.

If a company wants to influence the relevant decision makers, Henrik is able to open the right doors through his commitment and great passion in politics combined with his innovative mindset.