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Meet Our Team

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Managing partner & CEO of Refresh Agency

Sandja Brügmann is an international sustainable communication and business strategist, conscious change leadership advisor, speaker and author. She advocates for human-centric systemic solution thinking to drive business to be part of the solution, investing in personal and organizational consciousness, and a shift where success is measured in the 5P bottom line: Passion, purpose, people, planet and profit.

She has served respected companies like Sustainable Brands, Global Fund for Women, Crocs, Spier, ITO EN, Kashi, Gaia, The Body Shop, Sustainia, University of Colorado Boulder, Goodbelly, Chocolove, Florida International University, Justins and a long list of global leaders and brands to create sustainable and social-good value for the past 18 years.

A regularly featured sustainability and conscious leadership expert in leading international business and sustainable lifestyle media including Inc Magazine, Business Insider, Huffington Post, CBS, Markedsføring, CSR Magasinet, Bureau Biz, Lederne, Yoga Journal, Organic Spa Magazine, YFS Magazine, LOHAS Journal, Unreasonable Institute, EcoSalon, and spoken at leading conferences like Sustainable Brands, Natural products Expo West, Natural Products Expo East, Social Media Week, Global Entrepreneurship Week and Women’s Leadership Summit. She is a regular lecturer in academic leadership, environmental and social business programs like University of Colorado Boulder and Florida International University.

She is the award recipient of Women Leadership Achievement Award by World Women Leadership Congress & Award (2017).



Public Relations & Branding Manager – USA

Annie Lake is a talented storytelling enthusiast with an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for public relations, content creation and brand strategy, among other creative outlets. Annie has worked with focused attention on brands and companies that align with her sustainability, social good, health and wellness values such as So Delicious, Nisolo, Munk Pack, Smashburger, Chinook Seedery.

As a Colorado native, she grew up loving the mountains and the beautiful outdoors, and to this day, can still be found taking in all that the Mile High City of Denver has to offer. When she’s not busy concocting new ideas, stories and strategies, she can be found on her yoga mat, spending time with her loved ones and attempting to quench her insatiable thirst for travel and worldly adventures.

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Strategic Content Marketing & Public Relations Director – USA 

Jean Weiss is an award-winning journalist with advanced credentials in content strategy and public relations. Jean directs and produces high-quality print, digital, and social programs for target stakeholders, including event capture, webinars, internal and external newsletters, reports, and consumer print and digital content. She is especially adept at developing and implementing marketing and public relations strategies and materials, managing press relations, and converting media pitches into on-message published stories.

Jean has collaborated with numerous consumer and trade publications, including Shape, Self, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Oprah, Elephant Journal, Yoga Journal, Vegetarian Times, Backpacker, Outside, Health Monitor Network, Mother Earth News, Forbes,, and many others. Jean enjoys an active and mindful lifestyle from her home in Boulder, Colorado.

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Marketing & Public Relations Director – Nordic Region 

Christina Terry is a seasoned Public Relations specialist, strategic communications expert, experienced copywriter and media relations professional with a strong record building long-term press relations on all media platforms – digital, print, newspaper, social media, broadcast and radio – focused on the Nordic and Scandinavian markets. She is a creative force who thrives when writing and developing new concepts that bring added value to her clients as well as the end consumers. Christina has extensive expertise as an editor, translator (English to Danish), and has ghostwritten books for one of Scandinavia’s leading international best selling health gurus Thorbjörg Hafsteinsdottir and for the architect behind one of the world’s most innovative musical festivals Roskilde Festival.

Christina is particularly passionate about the relations part of PR, healthy food and everything driving a healthy and mindful lifestyle. Her portfolio focuses on sustainability and healthy living in the Nordics including clients as diverse as the Chilean Association of Hass Avocado farmers to the Unilever food Brands.


“Our mission is to elevate the way we do business and behave towards each other and the planet by driving sustainability and social-good values as much as the financial bottom line through inspiration, communication, education, connectedness, and co-action. For me living and doing business this way is the recipe to living a purposeful life”
– Sandja Brügmann.

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Public Relations & Branding Specialist – Denmark 

Rikke Kamstrup Jacobsen has a strong profile as a Public Relations agent in Denmark with focus on lifestyle, health, food, fashion and beauty. Strong media relations, brand strategy and high relational, emotional intelligence skills are part of her greatest strengths. Rikke brings more than 10 years of executive and hands-on experience in the PR industry, where she has serviced both large international brands and small Danish and foreign brands including Change, Pukka, New Balance, Pieszak, Rodtnes, Naledi, Cashott, Depeche, Dulong Fine Jewelry, REDGREEN, Mind of Line, Clearspring, Trilogy, Benecos, by KlipKlap and Coco Juice to mention some.

Rikke’s PR work is based on the values of clarity, confidence and credibility. With modern consumers wanting transparency, honesty and information about the companies and products they support, a company’s external communication management and storytelling, authenticity and integrity will increase in importance. “PR is essential for any successful brands. It reinforces and communicates a brand’s values and message.”


Communication, Sustainability & Business Development Assitant Manager – Global 

Thordis Bjartmarz is an organization and leadership analyst with focusing on CSR, sustainability, communication and leadership development. She has a Cand.Merc in Strategy, Organization and Leadership and a B.Sc in Business Administration with focus on international business and marketing.

Thordis has an in-depth expertise in understanding organizational processes, story-telling and CSR strategies and implementation, as well as communication and social media management. She enjoys knowledge around Leadership and Sustainability and has written articles for CSRIceland, CSRjournal and Nordic Startupbits as well as having published two chapters on CSR in a SAGE education publication.


Communication & Public Relations Expert  – Nordic Region

Christian Laustrup Møller is an experienced journalist and a copywriter, working within food and lifestyle for more than 7 years. He has worked with campaigns, copywriting, PR and content marketing for brands such as Lagkagehuset, Hotel D´Angletere, Cofoco, Diageo, Tiger Beer, Sticks and Sushi, Egmont Media, Il fornaio and SOS Sportswear.

For the last 5 years Christian has been the editor-in-chief for the Danish food magazine Copenhagen Food, working with both regular journalism and advertorials, as well as strategic content marketing for brands as San Pellegrino, Dining Week, Kay Bojesen, Pillivuyt, Maldon, Nespresso and Torvehallerne.

Christian brings solid and long-term press relations on media platforms such as digital, print, newspaper, radio, TV and social media. Christian is also the editor of several cooking and lifestyle books.


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