Board of Directors

Energinet’s Board of Directors sets the strategy for Energinet on behalf of our owner and contribute to the evolution of our company.

The Board of Directors monitors the day-to-day management by the executive board

The Board of Directors has 11 members. Eight of these members are appointed by the Energy, Utilities and Climate Minister and the remaining three are employee representatives. The employee representatives are appointed for a four-year term and have the same rights, obligations and responsibilities as the other members.

The expertise of the Board of Directors covers the following areas:

  • Strategy and business development
  • Business management
  • Finance, economy and risk management
  • Regulatory issues
  • Organisational culture
  • Consumers
  • Market competition
  • Research environments
  • Sector experience
  • National and international energy systems
  • Specialised knowledge of the Danish electricity and gas systems

Members of the Board of Directors

  • Mogens Lykketoft, Chairman
  • Mogens Lykketoft, Chairman
  • Louise Høst
  • Rikke Hvilshøj
  • Marianne Sørensen
  • Søren Sørensen
  • Lars Clausen
  • Niels Bergh-Hansen
  • Nana Bule
  • Hanne Binder
  • Berit Schilling Nielsen
  • Poul Mortensen

Mogens Lykketoft, Chairman

Mogens Lykketoft

Former Danish Minister of Finance and Minister of Foreign Affairs.

Appointed to the Board of Directors by the minister on 1 September 2020.


The appointment expires on 30 April 2024.

 

Louise Høst

Louise Høst

Executive Director, Metroselskabet and Hovedstadens Letbane

Appointed to the Board of Directors by the minister on 1 September 2020.

The appointment expires on 30 April 2024.

 

Rikke Hvilshøj

Rikke Hvilshøj
Public Affairs Director, GRACE Public Affairs A/S
 
Appointed to the Board of Directors by the minister on 1 September 2020.

The appointment expires on 30 April 2024.
 

Marianne Sørensen

 

Group CFO at Ramboll

Appointed to the Board of Directors by the minister on 1 May 2018.

The appointment expires on 30 April 2024.

Søren Sørensen

Associate professor, Aarhus BSS - Aarhus University, former CEO of NRGI

Appointed to the Board of Directors by the minister on 1 May 2018.

The appointment expires on 30 April 2024.

Lars Clausen

 Lars Clausen

CEO

Appointed to the Board of Directors by the
minister on 17 May 2016.

The appointment expires on 30 April 2024.

Other directorships:

• Member of the Board of
Directors of Datacon A/S

• Senior advisor,
QVARTZ P/S

Niels Bergh-Hansen

Niels Bergh Hansen
Former President and CEO

Appointed to the Board of Directors by the minister on 17 May 2016.

The appointment expires on 30 April 2024.

Other directorships:

• Deputy chairman of the Port of
Aabenraa

• Member of the Board of
Directors of Meldgaard Holding
A/S

Nana Bule

Operating Advisor, Goldman Sachs Asset management.

Appointed to the Board of Directors by the minister on 1 May 2018.

 

The appointment expires on 30 April 2024.

 

Other directorships:

  • Board member of Arla Foods
  • Board Member of Axelfuture
  • Chair of National Digital Counsil
  • Chair of Climate policy and Green transition committe, Confederation of Danish Industry 
 

Hanne Binder

 

Senior Energy Analyst, System Perspective, System Operator Energinet. 

Employee-elected; joined the Board of Directors on 24 August 2023.

The term of office expires on 23 August 2027.

Berit Schilling Nielsen

Berit Schilling

Team Lead, Settlement and Debitor Support, Group Finance and Business Support, Energinet 

Employee-elected; joined the Board of Directors on 1 January 2021.

The term of office expires on 23 August 2027.

 

Poul Mortensen

Chief Engineer, Project Development, System Operator Energinet. 

Employee-elected; joined the Board of Directors on 24 August 2023.

The term of office expires on 23 August 2027.