The Board

Chairman:
Christian Frigast
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, Danish Ship Finance Holding, EKF Danmarks Eksportkredit, DVCA, and Board Leadership Society in Denmark, Vice Chairman of PANDORA, PostNord, and Axcel’s Advisory Board. He also sits on the boards of Nissens and Danish Ship Finance. Furthermore, Christian Frigast co-founded and chairs Axcel’s think-tank, Axcelfuture, and is an adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School.

Vice Chairman:
Lars Rebien Sørensen
Lars Rebien Sørensen is former CEO of Novo Nordisk. Lars is currently chairman of the Novo Nordisk Foundation, Novo Holdings A/S and Axcel's Advisory Board, deputy chairman of Carlsberg, and a director of Jungbunzlauer, SCA, Thermo Fischer Scientific. Lars Rebien Sørensen is an affiliate professor at Copenhagen Business School and he was crowned the world’s best-performing CEO by Harvard Business Review in both 2015 and 2016.

Members of the board:
Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen
Christian Schmidt-Jacobsen holds an MSc in Economics and joined Axcel in 2015. He was previously CFO of Icopal, and before that worked at Chr. Hansen and Danske Bank Corporate Finance. He also worked at Axcel from 1999 to 2005. Christian was made Managing Partner at Axcel in 2016. He sits on the boards of EG, Frontmatec, Delete Group, and Axcel Management.

Christian Bamberger Bro
Christian Bamberger Bro holds an MSc in Economics and Business Administration from Aarhus University and began at Axcel in 2014, having worked for Permira in London and Stockholm since 2006 and for McKinsey & Co and Nordea Corporate Finance in Copenhagen before that. He sits on the board of Axcel Management and is Vice Chairman of Conscia, Loopia, and EG. Christian Bamberger Bro is a partner at Axcel.