About us

Our story

Impero was founded with a clear mission in mind; to help build a society resting on transparency and trust.

Founded and headed by leaders with decades-long backgrounds in the largest accounting firms worldwide, we set out to create an intuitive solution to simplify companies’ governance, risk management, and compliance journeys.

At the heart of our mission is the knowledge that companies and organizations have an inherent desire to adhere to and improve compliance measures, and this is why we developed Impero.

We have created a digital solution that is consistently evolving as we continue in our quest to provide a unique tool that empowers proactive compliance.

Our vision

Our vision is anchored in creating a safer world founded on pillars of trustworthiness and transparency, and to make it easy for people, companies, and institutions to trust each other.

Our mission

Our mission is to create a system that encourages people to work seamlessly together. We empower people to see, understand, and act with confidence and transparency.

Where we are

Our global quest

With users in more than 100 countries around the world, our cloud-based solution empowers organizations to connect and work more efficiently. 

Available in English, German, French, and Spanish, Impero is the preferred governance, risk, and compliance solution global users choose to create clarity, unify their compliance efforts, and power their businesses. 

Meet the leadership team

Rikke Stampe Skov


Rikke Stampe Skov is the CEO of Impero A/S. She drives the company’s vision of creating trust and transparency on a global scale.

Prior to joining Impero A/S, Rikke was a partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) where she co-chaired their Risk Assurance Services.

Previously, Rikke held the position of Director of Sales with PwC and has held positions with global companies such as Maersk, Siemens and Odgers Berndtson.

Rikke also serves as board advisor with several organizations.

Karsten Mayland


Karsten Mayland is the Chief Commercial Officer of Impero A/S and is also the managing director of UK Impero Ltd. He executes the company’s global growth and expansion strategies. 

Prior to joining Impero A/S, Karsten was spent more than a decade as director with both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte. 

Previously, Karsten held commercial positions with both SAS Institute and Sybase.

Karsten also serves as board advisor with several organizations. 

Allan Lykke Christensen


Allan Lykke Christensen is the Chief Technology Officer of Impero A/S. He is instrumental in the continued development of the Impero platform and securing its DNA of intuitive and efficient risk and compliance management.

Prior to joining Impero, Allan was the CTO of Boyum IT Group and also served as Head of Delivery & Optimization with the LEGO Group for several years. 

Allan has led teams across global offices, developed internationally recognized SaaS solutions, and worked in large enterprises throughout the world. 

Meet the founders

Morten Balle


Morten Balle is the co-founder of Impero A/S. He is the chief architect behind the Impero solution and the mastermind behind unifying simplicity and compliance.

Prior to founding Impero A/S, Morten worked within Enterprise Risk Services with Deloitte.

Previously, Morten also held positions as IT Business Consultant with larger, Danish organizations.

Jacob Engedal Sørensen, Co-founder

Jacob Engedal Sørensen


Jacob Engedal Sørensen is the co-founder of Impero A/S. Jacob envisioned the concept of a compliance platform combining digitized automation of controls with intuitive workflow from which Impero was born – and is the key driver behind Impero’s disruption of the tax and finance compliance management market. 

Prior to founding Impero A/S, Jacob was a manager within Risk Assurance Services with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Previously, Jacob was a manager within Enterprise Risk Services with Deloitte; a position he held for more than a decade.