DCCJ appoints new Executive Director

DCCJ is happy to announce the appointment of new Executive Director Lærke Steinmann. She will assume the new role on November 1 2021.


Lærke has been interim Executive Director of DCCJ since May 2021. She has a wealth of experience working in Japan and a background in Japanese language and cultural studies from Copenhagen University.


Located in Tokyo since 2014, she spent over 3 years at the Royal Danish Embassy, where she was involved in a variety of projects ranging from commercial assistance to planning and executing political and royal visits. Next, as Head of Events at People Make Places, she worked closely with Japanese museums, temples and artists to offer one of a kind experiences to travellers in Japan. In this position she also coordinated boutique promotional and educational events for a range of business and non-profit clients from around the world.