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First Name

Roger Courage

Last Name







Danish / Ghanaian

Experience and CV

Courage Institute is founded by Roger Courage Matthisen, who is a former Member of Parliament in Denmark, member of the Political Management for The Alternative and speaker on Equality and Diversity*, and has a career background as a Business and Career Coach, Management and organizational consulting with a focus on people management and as a human rights activist.


Boardmember European Network Against Racism, Denmark
Boardmember Eco 6, Denmark
Board of Directors, African Chamber of Commerce, Scandinavia
Member of Parliament, State of the African Diaspora (SOAD)


Member of Political Management for the Alternative Party, Danish Parliament.

Political Strategy and program Development – 10 seats in Parliament
Management, organisational management – 11.000 members in the organisation.


* Roger is the first Member of Parliament in national history to present a full national Anti-racism program to combat unlawful discrimination, strengthen civil and legal rights and promote equality and diversity.
As a Member of Parliament Roger has also pushed several progressive legislative proposals to the Danish Parliament including: an equal pay fund for the social partners of the Danish labor market to bridge the gap in our gender segregated labor market, the Icelandic model as a mandatory certification for businesses documenting that they pay equal wages for work of equal value, mandatory education in gender, equality and diversity for all public employee who are teaching from public school to high school and institutions of higher education, 14 weeks of earmarked paternity leave for the fathers as this will not only benefit our equal pay challenges and women in management but it will also strengthening the fathers family and parenting relations.


For more on career please visit my linkedIn:

Parliamentary career:

Some of my articles and debate:

Field of work:

Construction and craft, Buildings & services, Trade & Marketing, Transportation & Services, Education and Teaching, Politics & Public Administration

What are you seeking:

Chair, Boardmember, Advisory board, Management, Paid, Stocks


Nordjylland, Midtjylland, Syd- og Sønderjylland, Fyn, Sjælland, Hovedstaden

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