Dr. Jacob Taarup-Esbensen is a lecture in International Business, Risk and Business continuity at University College Copenhagen. He has ten years of leadership experience managing large aviation networks and ground operations, including developing and applying Environmental, Social and Governance systems. For the past years, he has been focusing on the Arctic and among other projects, been working on the business development and risk management within the emerging extractive industry in Greenland and the Faroe Islands. He has investigated the relationship between multinationals and local communities, researching the practices that these companies engage in when managing financial, political and cultural risks. Besides presenting papers at international business conferences, public lectures and appearances in the media, he has published in risk and international business journals.