Advisory Board

Lars Rebien Sørensen

Chairman

Copenhagen

Lars Rebien Sørensen is former CEO of Novo Nordisk. Lars is currently deputy chairman of Carlsberg and a director of Jungbunzlauer, SCA, Thermo Fischer Scientific, the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo Holdings A/S. He was made an affiliate professor by the University of Copenhagen in 2007 and crowned the world’s best-performing CEO by Harvard Business Review in both 2015 and 2016.

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, the Nordea Foundation, the Nordea Bank Foundation 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, a member of the board of the Lundbeck Foundation and sits on the Systemic Risk Council.

Peter Damgaard Jensen

Copenhagen

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

Mads Nipper

Copenhagen

Mads Nipper is CEO at Grundfos and was previously Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President at LEGO. Mads Nipper currently sits on the boards of Bang & Olufsen and Danish Crown.

Jørgen Høholt

Copenhagen

Jørgen Høholt is former Head of Coporate Investment Banking in Nordea (2007-2017).

Advisory Board

Lars Rebien Sørensen

Chairman

Copenhagen

Lars Rebien Sørensen is former CEO of Novo Nordisk. Lars is currently deputy chairman of Carlsberg and a director of Jungbunzlauer, SCA, Thermo Fischer Scientific, the Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo Holdings A/S. He was made an affiliate professor by the University of Copenhagen in 2007 and crowned the world’s best-performing CEO by Harvard Business Review in both 2015 and 2016.

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, the Nordea Foundation, the Nordea Bank Foundation 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, a member of the board of the Lundbeck Foundation and sits on the Systemic Risk Council.

Peter Damgaard Jensen

Copenhagen

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

Mads Nipper

Copenhagen

Mads Nipper is CEO at Grundfos and was previously Chief Marketing Officer and Executive Vice President at LEGO. Mads Nipper currently sits on the boards of Bang & Olufsen and Danish Crown.

Jørgen Høholt

Copenhagen

Jørgen Høholt is former Head of Coporate Investment Banking in Nordea (2007-2017).