• Carl Erik Skovgaard - Chairman
• Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig
• Steen M. Andersen
• Lene Balleby
• Anne Sophie Gamborg
• Dorthe Foged


Carl Erik Skovgaard

Chairman

Carl Erik Skovgaard Sørensen is a solicitor and partner in DLA Piper Global Law Firm. He is attached to their department for business transfers and an active board member for more than 15 companies. His degrees are within law and economics and he undertakes consultancy work for many different companies. Carl Erik Skovgaard previously worked as Company Secretary and Managing Director for a major Danish export company.



Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig

Mette Ahlefeldt-Laurvig's background is in hotel management and manages Tranekær Castle, a conference and seminar venue, with her husband Christian Ahlefeldt-Laurvig.
Mette Ahlefelt also has a degree as psychotherapist and when she is not working as a keynote speaker, she is involved with team building as a tool for handling stress.



Steen M. Andersen

Steen M. Andersen has been Executive Director of UNICEF Denmark since 1995. He holds an MA in history and English from the University of Copenhagen.



Lene Balleby

Lene Balleby is Head of Communications and Press Liaison to the Danish Royal Household. Through this and her previous position as head of information and ministerial advisor at the Danish Embassy in Washington as well as her work as Head of Communication for the publishing group Egmont, she has gained more than 20 years experience in communication and management. Lene Balleby is a trained teacher and journalist with an Executive MBA from CBS. 



Anne Sophie Gamborg

Anne Sophie Gamborg is owner and estate manager of the agricultural estate Møllerup Gods. She is a member of several boards such as Advance Nonwoven, naturecell, Burbach, Active tools and Activeproducts. For many years, she worked in Asia first for a bank (now called Danske Bank) and then with the production and marketing of Danish design products. Anne Sophie Gamborg also has extensive experience in the management of large events and projects and is behind the organisation of ’Verdensballetten’ [World ballet] at Møllerup Gods.



Dorthe Foged

Dorthe Foged is the director and founder of Barndrømmen. She was previously Director of the Danish Cultural Institute in the UK responsible for its dissemination of information about Danish art, culture and socially related projects. She has worked as a self-employed cultural entrepreneur for many years organising many festivals, ministerial conferences and congresses. Dorthe Foged was a recipient of the Ministry of Business and Growth’s Jantekulturpris, an award presented to her as role model for young entrepreneurs within the cultural sector.





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