Advisory Board

Niels B. Christiansen

Chairman

Copenhagen

Niels B. Christiansen is CEO of LEGO. Before joining the LEGO Group Niels was the CEO of Danfoss A/S and Executive Vice President at GN Store Nord. Niels has a MSc in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and holds an MBA from INSEAD in France.

Christian Frigast

Executive Chairman, Partner

Copenhagen

Christian holds an MSc (Economics) and was Managing Partner at Axcel 1994-2016. Prior to that he was employed by Incentive A/S (1993-94) and Nordea (1976-93). He is Chairman of Axcel Management and EKF Danmarks Eksportkredit, and Vice Chairman of PANDORA, DVCA and Axcel’s Advisory Board. He also sits on the boards of Nordic Waterproofing, the Denmark-America Foundation, the Board Leadership Society, Danish Ship Finance and Nykredit’s IPO Advisory Board. Christian helped found and chairs Axcel’s think-tank, Axcelfuture, and is an adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School.

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Mette Vestergaard

Copenhagen

Mette Vestergaard is SVP for Global People & Communications at LEO Pharma. She was previously a vice president at Novozymes and CEO of Mannaz. Mette sits on the boards of DESMI and Copenhagen Business School.

Lars Westerberg

Copenhagen

Lars Westerberg is a former president and CEO of Gränges, ESAB and Autoliv. He currently sits on the boards of Volvo, SSAB, Sandvik and Stena.

Lars Munch

Copenhagen

Lars Munch is a former CEO and now chairman of media company JP/Politikens Hus. He is also chairman of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Museumsfonden and Louisiana-Fonden, BRFfonden, BRFholding, SOS Children’s Villages Denmark and the Press Freedom and Development Fund (Paris). Lars is a member of the boards of Europa Nostra and the European Press Prize (Amsterdam). as well as a member of the Executive Committee for the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers.

Jens W. Moberg

Copenhagen

Jens W. Moberg chairs the boards of Grundfos and PostNord, among others, and was previously a CVP at Microsoft and CEO of Better Place Danmark and Alectia.

Peter Schütze

Copenhagen

Peter Schütze is a former member of the Group Executive Management at Nordea AB and CEO of Nordea Bank Danmark. He is now chairman of rail company DSB and Falck, and of the investment committee of the Danish Climate Investment Fund and the Danish Agribusiness Fund. Peter is also vice chairman of SimCorp, the Nordea Foundation and the Nordea Bank Foundation, a member of the board of the Lundbeck Foundation, and sits on the Systemic Risk Council.

Magnus Lindquist

Senior Advisor

Stockholm

Magnus Lindquist is co-managing partner of CORDET Capital Partners LLP. He was previously a partner/investment professional at Triton Advisers Nordic AB with responsibility for the Nordic region (2008-15) and group vice president and CFO of Autoliv Inc. (2001-08).

Peter Damgaard Jensen

Copenhagen

Peter Damgaard Jensen is CEO of PKA, a director of Forsikring & Pension and deputy chairman of Forca.

Advisory Board

Niels B. Christiansen

Chairman

Copenhagen

Niels B. Christiansen is CEO of LEGO. Before joining the LEGO Group Niels was the CEO of Danfoss A/S and Executive Vice President at GN Store Nord. Niels has a MSc in Engineering from the Technical University of Denmark and holds an MBA from INSEAD in France.

Christian Frigast

Executive Chairman, Partner

Copenhagen

Christian holds an MSc (Economics) and was Managing Partner at Axcel 1994-2016. Prior to that he was employed by Incentive A/S (1993-94) and Nordea (1976-93). He is Chairman of Axcel Management and EKF Danmarks Eksportkredit, and Vice Chairman of PANDORA, DVCA and Axcel’s Advisory Board. He also sits on the boards of Nordic Waterproofing, the Denmark-America Foundation, the Board Leadership Society, Danish Ship Finance and Nykredit’s IPO Advisory Board. Christian helped found and chairs Axcel’s think-tank, Axcelfuture, and is an adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School.

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Mette Vestergaard

Copenhagen

Mette Vestergaard is SVP for Global People & Communications at LEO Pharma. She was previously a vice president at Novozymes and CEO of Mannaz. Mette sits on the boards of DESMI and Copenhagen Business School.

Lars Westerberg

Copenhagen

Lars Westerberg is a former president and CEO of Gränges, ESAB and Autoliv. He currently sits on the boards of Volvo, SSAB, Sandvik and Stena.

Lars Munch

Copenhagen

Lars Munch is a former CEO and now chairman of media company JP/Politikens Hus. He is also chairman of the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Museumsfonden and Louisiana-Fonden, BRFfonden, BRFholding, SOS Children’s Villages Denmark and the Press Freedom and Development Fund (Paris). Lars is a member of the boards of Europa Nostra and the European Press Prize (Amsterdam). as well as a member of the Executive Committee for the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers.

Jens W. Moberg

Copenhagen

Jens W. Moberg chairs the boards of Grundfos and PostNord, among others, and was previously a CVP at Microsoft and CEO of Better Place Danmark and Alectia.

Peter Schütze

Copenhagen

Peter Schütze is a former member of the Group Executive Management at Nordea AB and CEO of Nordea Bank Danmark. He is now chairman of rail company DSB and Falck, and of the investment committee of the Danish Climate Investment Fund and the Danish Agribusiness Fund. Peter is also vice chairman of SimCorp, the Nordea Foundation and the Nordea Bank Foundation, a member of the board of the Lundbeck Foundation, and sits on the Systemic Risk Council.

Magnus Lindquist

Senior Advisor

Stockholm

Magnus Lindquist is co-managing partner of CORDET Capital Partners LLP. He was previously a partner/investment professional at Triton Advisers Nordic AB with responsibility for the Nordic region (2008-15) and group vice president and CFO of Autoliv Inc. (2001-08).

Peter Damgaard Jensen

Copenhagen

Peter Damgaard Jensen is CEO of PKA, a director of Forsikring & Pension and deputy chairman of Forca.