GEUS gets new board of directors

Published 18-12-2012

GEUS will get a new board of directors on 1 January 2013. Professor Minik Thorleif Rosing is appointed chairman of the board.

Martin Lidegaard, minister of Climate, Energy and Building has appointed a new board of directors for the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland (GEUS). The board of directors takes up its duties on 1 January 2013, and its appointment period expires on 31 December 2016.

Professor Minik Thorleif Rosing has been appointed chairman of GEUS' board of directors, succeeding head physician, Doctor of Medicine, Per Buch Andreasen. Minik Rosing is a qualified geologist with extensive experience from his many years of geological research in Greenland. His work also includes communication of research to the public, and for several years he has been active in various research-related commissions, scientific councils and boards, also as a member of GEUS board of directors since 2005.

The new board of directors for GEUS:

Chairman of the board:
Professor Minik Thorleif Rosing, University of Copenhagen

Members of the board:
General manager, CEO Keld Hornbech Svendsen, ASIAQ, Government of Greenland
Associate dean for research Morten Pejrup, Faculty of Science, University of Copenhagen
Professor Gertrud Jørgensen, Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen
Professor John Korstgård, Department of Geoscience, Aarhus University
Head of internal audit Ingunn Valvatne, Norges Bank, Oslo
Chief executive officer Carl-Emil Larsen, Danish Water and Wastewater Association (DANVA).
Quality and Technical Sales Support Director R&D Jesper Sand Damtoft, Cementir Holding S.p.A.
Director Nanna Hvidt, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS)
Senior researcher Trine Dahl-Jensen, GEUS. Employee representative
Laboratory coordinator Spire Maja Kiersgaard, GEUS. Employee representative

Director Thorbjørn Fangel, Danish Nature Agency, Ministry of the Environment
Deputy director Birgitta Jacobsen, Danish Energy Agency, Ministry of Climate, Energy and Building

For more information, please contact:
Professor Minik Thorleif Rosing
Geological Museum, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen
Telephone: 35 32 23 68
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