A trusted strategic counsellor to numerous international sports executives and organisations, Lars, who holds a Master of Sciences in Economics from Odense University, Denmark, is the Managing Director of TSE Consulting. Since founding TSE, he has distinguished himself as a master strategist and educator in the sports management field. He has helped build strategic management plans and international growth strategies for major international sports organisations, developed management training courses for sports organisations and event owners, and worked with national and regional governments on leveraging sports as an economic development engine. A respected academic expert on sports economics and management, Lars has lectured at numerous international universities across Europe, including the University of Lausanne (SUI), The International Centre for Sports Studies, Neuchatel (SUI), University of Applied Sciences, Kufstein (AUT) and the International Business Academy of St. Petersburg (RUS). He is also a regular speaker at many international sports conferences, including SportAccord's "City Forum", the USOC's "Olympic SportsLink" and international events conference "City Events". Further to his work for TSE Consulting, Lars provides independent expert statements for the Regional Court in Lausanne in court cases related to sports economics.