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Mr. Peer Munkholt Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Munkholt has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in international economics

Mr. Munkholt has worked as an investment director for the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries since 2014.

    DRAGØR, DENMARK, June 12, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Mr. Peer Munkholt with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Mr. Munkholt celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, business acumen, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With over 35 years of industry experience, Mr. Munkholt has worked as an investment director for the Danish Investment Fund for Developing Countries since 2014. Prior to this appointment, he held the position of senior investment manager for the Investment Fund for Developing Countries from 1997 to 2014. Previously, he served the International Textile Manufacturers Federation as deputy director from 1991 to 1997 and as an economist from 1984 to 1991. Mr. Munkholt began his career as an economist for the Confederation of Danish Employers from 1981 to 1982.

Before embarking on his professional path, Mr. Munkholt pursued an education at the University of Copenhagen, graduating with a Master of Economics in 1981. From 1976 to 1980, he was enlisted in the Royal Danish Air Force, serving to the rank of lieutenant. As an adherent of classical liberalism, Mr. Munkholt remains a strong supporter of civil liberties, the rule of law and economic freedom, and as such affiliated with the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe.

On behalf of the Investment Fund for Developing Countries Mr. Munkholt has managed close to 100 direct investments in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe and Latin America. These investments have brought more than 50 new and refurbished production facilities, a dozen large-scale farms and a number of other enterprises in the fields of forestry, power generation, real estate, fisheries, telecom and other service industries to some 20 countries in various stages of development, in particular Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Russia.

Beyond his current responsibilities in the field of renewable energy, Mr. Munkholt has participated in numerous endeavors in his professional circles. He still contributes on the board of directors for such diverse corporations as Asia Clean Capital in China, Danish Energy Efficiency Partners in Malaysia, Novo Nordisk Production Support in Russia and Rockwool in Thailand. Furthermore, Mr. Munkholt found success with his written works, having authored "Defence and Economics in the USSR" in 1984, "The Soviet Economy: Protection of the Military Sector in Case of a Protracted Deterioration" in 1985, and articles to esteemed journals such as The Economist Intelligence Unit's Textile Outlook International and the epochal Thomson Financial's Privatisation International Yearbook.

In light of his exceptional undertakings, Mr. Munkholt has accrued several accolades and honors throughout his impressive career. He was recognized as a Science Fellow of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in 1982 and as a Research Fellow of the International Institute for Strategic Studies from 1982 to 1983. Mr. Munkholt was selected for inclusion in multiple editions of Who's Who in Finance and Industry and Who's Who in the World.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Mr. Munkholt has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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