Kristian Riis, founding partner of Volcano INC, working as a specialist within Creative Placemaking and Creative Industries. Currently Riis is focused on the Danish development projects; The Tunnel Factory and Nordhuset in Copenhagen and he and his team are creating communities in the South Harbour area in Aarhus. He is also the founder and CEO of NordicLA – a Nordic Culture Embassy located in Los Angeles, US. Parallel to his career as an investor and entrepreneur Riis is the guitarist in the Danish multi award-winning rock band, Nephew. He is also a music producer and mentor for young musicians and start up people. He is also part of the ULI Executive Board in Denmark.

Speaking at the Following:

Feb 1

Monday, February 1, 2021

Creative Placemaking Forum

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

13:00   Welcome             Lisette van Doorn, Chief Executive, ULI Europe   13:05  Presentation of Danish White Paper: key findings            Mette Søs Lassesen, Executive Director, Ramboll            Kristian Riis, Partner Volcano & CEO, NordicLA   13:25   Case Study Presentations            Moderator: Juanita Hardy, Managing Principal, Tiger Management Consulting Group            Wembley Park […]

Feb 3

Wednesday, February 3, 2021

ULI Europe NEXT and Young Leaders Joint Forum (Day 2)

2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

During times of challenge and disruption, the land use industry has been asking ‘what’s next’ and how do we get there. This forum (for ULI members aged 45 or under) will address these questions, digging into the building blocks of communities, exploring new project delivery and investment mechanisms, and hearing from top industry experts about […]