Ask comes with a solid understanding for the interests across various industries, thanks to his experience as a journalist from the heavy hitting Danish newspaper Børsen. He has a deep understanding on how to handle and how to create a dialogue with the press, and he can always spot a good story. Ask was enrolled in the think-tank Mandag Morgen Academy, a one-year intensive talent program for master students, where he worked on a special project based on the interactions between the public and private sectors. Due to his previous work as a press and communication assistant, Ask has gained experience in profiling companies’ initiatives via social media channels and the press.
Ask Riis has a master’s degree in journalism and Media Science from Roskilde University. He played ice-hockey at a national level with Team Danmark. In 2021 Ask was listed in the Top 100 Young Business Talents, ranked by the popular newspaper Berlingske Business.