Niels Lund

Vice-President, Global Prevention and Health Promotion, Novo Nordisk

Niels Lund is Vice President for Climate Change & Health in Novo Nordisk, a global healthcare company with more than 90 years of innovation and leadership in diabetes care. Niels has more than 20 years of experience in the field of sustainability, social responsibility, advocacy and public affairs.

Niels is MSc (Economics) from the University of Copenhagen and MBA (Health Services Management) from the George Washington University, Washington DC. He joined Novo Nordisk in 2007 as a health economist and worked in various functions before being appointed Vice President in 2012. Before joining Novo Nordisk, Niels worked in international development with assignments for UNICEF in India and the World Bank in Washington DC.

Niels was policy fellow at the Crown Princess Mary Center at the University of Copenhagen in 2022-23 focussing on the green transformation in healthcare.

Niels is Board Chair of Save the Children, Denmark.

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