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Birgitte Dyrekilde

About Birgitte Dyrekilde


Birgitte Dyrekilde is an esteemed professional with a background in business intelligence, media relations, reputation management, crisis communications, and public affairs. As the founder and director of Umbra Communications and Intelligence, she brings with her extensive experience and a strong track record.


With a career that spans over two decades, Birgitte Dyrekilde has demonstrated exceptional skill in navigating complex business landscapes, making her the ideal leader for Umbra Communications and Intelligence. Birgitte Dyrekilde has also made her mark as an accomplished author, having written several investigative books in collaboration with esteemed journalists. Among her notable works are ”Vestas – Verdensmester for enhver pris” and "Man of Power," which delves into former hedge fund manager Bill Browder’s role in the Danske Bank money laundering scandal.


In addition to her work in business intelligence and authorship, Birgitte Dyrekilde has built an extensive career as an investigative reporter. With tenures at Morgenavisen Jyllands Posten and Dagbladet Børsen, she has covered numerous high-profile cases, including financial crises, economic crime, and corruption.

Her expertise in international affairs is further reinforced by her time as an international correspondent for Reuters. She holds a Master's Degree in Russian and Eastern European studies from the University of Copenhagen, as well as a diploma in foreign trade and macroeconomics from Copenhagen Business School. With fluency in English and high level of proficiency in Russian, Birgitte Dyrekilde is well-equipped to navigate the complex world of global communications and business intelligence.

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