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Chairman of the Board, Steen Riisgaard

Photo: Niclas Jessen
Steen Riisgaard has been Chairman of the Board of Directors​ for COWI Holding A/S since 2013.

MEMBER TYPE

Chairman of the Board

YEAR OF BIRTH

1951

NATIONALITY

Danish

EDUCATION

MSc in Microbiology

ON THE BOARD SINCE

2013

FORMER EXECUTIVE POSITIONS

President and CEO of Novozymes A/S

OTHER BOARD MEMBERSHIPS:

  • ALK-Abelló A/S (CB)
  • Xellia Pharmaceutical A/S (CB)
  • Egmont International Holding A/S (CB)
  • WWF Denmark (CB)
  • Aarhus University (MB)
  • Corbion (MB)
  • Novo A/S (MB)
  • Novo Nordisk Fonden (MB)
  • Willum Fonden (MB)

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Corporate governance
  • Senior management of global companies
  • Customer relation management
  • People management in knowledge-based companies
  • M&A or alliance experience
  • Business development.

CONSIDERED INDEPENDENT OF COWI?

Yes.

LAST UPDATED: 16.01.2017