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Martin Friis-Mikkelsen

Martin Friis-Mikkelsen

Chief Executive Officer, Founder

  • Executive MBA in Management of Technology, DTU
  • BSc in Engineering, Production and Management, DTU

More than 25 years of experience in various management positions at both national and international companies, including Intel, Dell, Unisys, and Milestone Systems.

Martin is responsible for the general management of SAXOCON and has extensive knowledge and experience in supply chain and vendor management. Martin also has a thorough understanding of the medical devices field’s regulatory frameworks in particular and quality management in general.

Dr. Carsten B. Senholt

Dr. Carsten B. Senholt

Chief Technical Officer, Partner

  • MSc in Applied Toxicology, University of Surrey
  • DVM, The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural College
  • European Registered Toxicologist

Carsten has served as Danish Standard head of delegation to the International Standard Organisation Technical Committee 194 for the ISO 10993-series for 14 years.

He also has more than 20 years of experience in the pharmaceuticals industry from Novo Nordisk A/S and SAXOCON A/S, focusing on product and process-related impurities, excipients, extractables & leachables from packaging and medical devices, and contaminants.

Carsten chairs and is the driving force behind SAXOCON’s state-of-the-art technical quality and the development of our services. Carsten serves as a mentor to our new toxicologists. He also ensures that our chemical and toxicological risk assessments are anchored in professionalism and excellence.

Dr. Kirsten Inga Kling

Dr. Kirsten Inga Kling

Senior Scientist Analysis and Characterisation, Partner

  • Dipl. Ing. (MSc) in Applied Geosciences
  • Dr. rer. Nat. (PhD), Faculty of Materials and Geosciences of Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Certified Agile Team Leader, DTU

Kirsten has 15 years of experience in research and development from Copenhagen University, DTU NanoLab, The National Research Center for the Working Environment in Copenhagen, and SAXOCON A/S.

Responsible for Analytical services and the development of methods for material characterisation. An expert in air quality and particle measurements, Kirsten helps ensure worker health and safety through conducting impurity investigations and advising on materials and fabrication processes. Kirsten specialises in the identification of Nanomaterials, carbon-based particles and fibres, and soft matter using Electron Microscopy as well as the classification of materials for nanotoxicology.

Martin Hover

Martin Hover

Quality Assurance & Operations Manager, Partner

  • MSc in Supply Chain Management, Copenhagen Business School
  • Master in International Management, CEMS

Martin has 10 years of experience in people management, ISO 13485 quality management systems, and GMP production of medical devices and drug combination products from Novo Nordisk A/S and SAXOCON A/S.

Responsible for establishing and operating our ISO 13485 approved quality management system and ensuring efficient operations that support high-quality deliveries and service levels. Furthermore, Martin is responsible for our range of Regulatory Services, supporting medical device manufacturers with everything they need to stay in compliance with EU MDR regulations and CE markings.

Helen Friis-Mikkelsen

Helen Friis-Mikkelsen

Chief Commercial Officer, Partner

  • MSc in Economics and Business Administration, University of Southern Denmark

More than 30 years of sales and marketing experience in both the public and private sectors.

Helen is responsible for all our commercial activities from strategy development to sales and marketing. Furthermore, she is part of our team responsible for developing new services. Helen is our first-line contact regarding client relations and is responsible for ensuring that our NDA’s and MSA are in order.


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