The Board Leadership Society of Denmark

The Board Leadership Society is a non-profit organisation with the mission to improve corporate governance and board leadership practices with a focus on value creation and sustainable growth – for the good of the individual firm, shareholders and society at large. The Board Leadership Society is founded in a collaboration between the business society in Denmark and the corporate governance environment around Copenhagen Business School.

Members of the Society include the blue-chip corporations of Denmark, large institutional investors, the Confederation of Danish Industry, The Danish Chamber of Commerce, The Danish Business Authority along with chairmen, chief executives and professors concerned with the development of board leadership practices. The Society pursues its mission through conferences, board leadership educational programmes and knowledge sharing activities.

The Board Leadership Society has more than 900 members

Founding Members

Companies and Organizations 

Aktive Ejere, Dansk Industri, Dansk Erhverv, PensionDanmark, Copenhagen Business School, EY, Kromann Reumert, CBS Executive.

Experience from the Board Rooms 

Ole G. Andersen, Flemming Besenbacher, Jeppe Christiansen, Christian Dyvig, Peter Engberg Jensen, Michael Fiorini, Henrik Gürtler, Henrik Heideby, Henning Kruse Pedersen, Lars Liebst, Steffen Lüders, Torben Möger Pedersen, Lars Nørby Johansen, Michael Pram Rasmussen, Tine Roed, Anette Sadolin, Sten Scheibye, Peter Schütze, Lene Skole, Peter Straarup, Jess Søderberg, Vagn Sørensen, Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen.


Ken L. Bechmann, Suzanne C. Beckmann, Thomas Plenborg, Flemming Poulfelt, Mette Neville, Jesper Rangvid, Caspar Rose, Majken Schultz, Steen Thomsen, Niels Westergård-Nielsen.