1976, MSc in Biology, Univ. of Copenhagen. 1976-77, Research Fellow, Serum Institute of Denmark. Over 30 years' experience working in field of enzymes. 1977-79, Research Microbiologist, Foss Electric, Denmark. With Novo Industri: 1979-82, Microbiologist, Enzymes R&D; 1982-85, started up Enzymes R&D unit, Tokyo; 1985, Director, Enzyme Process Research, Denmark; 1986, Vice-President, Detergent Enzyme Division; 1989, Corporate Executive Vice-President, with special responsibility for enzyme business, including enzyme research, enzyme development and application, enzyme production, enzyme operations and Novo Nordisk activities in China. Since 2000, current positions. Chairman, WWF, ALK-Abello Denmark. Vice-Chairman: Egmont International; Rockwool International. Member of the Board, Cat-Science Park.