Board of Governors

DTU’s Board of Governors is the highest authority for the University’s activities. 

The Board of Governors approves the University’s strategy as well as budget and action plans; enters into Development Contracts with the Minister for Science, Technology and Innovation; appoints the President, and makes decisions on new building projects, etc.

The Board of Governors meets at least four times a year and comprises ten members: six external members, two students, and two staff representatives.

The President provides secretariat services to the Board of Governors.

Members of DTU's Board of Govenors as of January 2021:

Chairman Karin Markides. Professor and President, American University of Armenia.
Other directorships: Member of the Board of Directors of Einride AB and Perstorp Holding AB.

Lau Halkier Wandall. MSc Eng Student. Elected by and among students.

Henrik Clausen. MSc Eng, MBA, CEO, TDC.

Kasper Bøgh Pedersen. Information consultant. Elected by and from among the technical-administrative staff at DTU.

Søren Sandgaard. MSc Eng Student. Elected by and among students.

Susanne Juhl.
MSc Eng, Senior Advisor at Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners
Other directorships: Member of the Board of Directors of (Bureau) of the Academy of Technical Sciences, Politiken-Fonden and A/S Politiken Holding.

Ole Sigmund
. Professor. Elected by and from among the academic staff at DTU.

Hanne Søndergaard
. MSc. Chief Marketing Officer & Executive Vice President, Arla Foods Amba.
Other directorships: Member of the Board of Directors of the Arla Foundation. Chairman of Ejendomsaktieselskabet of 2/1 1989 Esbjerg, Tage Søndergaard Holding A/S and Annalise and Tage Søndergaards Fond.

Contact

Tobias Eskildsen
Senior Executive Policy Officer
APR
+45 45 25 10 76