He is of Danish origin and is in New Zealand as an exchange student in the Inclusive Journalism Initiative programme.
Mads is half a year away from having a full journalism degree. He has been working as a fulltime journalism intern at the Danish daily newspaper Berlingske, covering politics, business, tech and various other national issues on print, web and online TV.
His main interest is writing - whether it is the vintage art of print journalism or exploring the journalism possibilities of the digital age.
You can follow his writings here or on Twitter.