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Advisory Board


Members of the management team at Faculty of Arts at the latest annual meeting with the Advisory Board.

Front row from the left: Johnny Laursen (dean), Anne-Birgitte Rasmussen, Mette Refshauge, Anne Marie Paahus (vice dean), Niels Christian Nielsen.

Up the stairs: Claus Holm (head of school), Bjarke Paarup (head of school), Arne Kjaer (centre director), Per Stounbjerg (head of school), Katrine Solvang (advisor).

Members of the management team at Faculty of Arts at the latest annual meeting with the Advisory Board.

Front row from the left: Johnny Laursen (dean), Anne-Birgitte Rasmussen, Mette Refshauge, Anne Marie Paahus (vice dean), Niels Christian Nielsen.

Up the stairs: Claus Holm (head of school), Bjarke Paarup (head of school), Arne Kjaer (centre director), Per Stounbjerg (head of school), Katrine Solvang (advisor).

Executive issues

The Advisory Board advises the Dean and the Faculty's Management Team on a number of issues such as:

  • Central mission, strategies and action plans regarding research, education, talent development and knowledge exchange
  • The portfolio of degree programmes and its further development
  • The internal distribution of funds
  • Organizational structure
  • Our global outlook and other strategic collaborations

External advisors

The Advisory Board consists of external members representing both central employers of the Faculty's graduates and academic institutions of research, education and knowledge exchange – primarily at an international but also at a national level.

The Advisory Board is scheduled to meet once a year.

Members of Advisory Board of Faculty of Arts

  • Mette Refshauge
    VP, Communications, A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S Transport & Logistic division
  • Christian Madsbjerg
    Management consultant and Partner, ReD Associates, New York
  • Prof. dr. Wiljan van den Akker
    Vice-rector for Research, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
  • Professor Ronald Barnett
    Emeritus Professor of Higher Education, University of London Institute of Education, UK
  • Professor Janis Jefferies
    Professor of visual arts, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
  • Professor Mark Llewellyn
    School of English, Communication and Philosophy, Cardiff University, UK
  • Professor Roger Säljö
    Professor of Educational Psychology, the University of Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Professor Andrew Thompson
    Chair in History, University of Exeter, UK
  • Professor Niels Christian Nielsen
    Board Director, San Francisco, US
  • Anne-Birgitte Rasmussen
    Headmaster, Københavns Åbne Gymnasium
  • Professor Christoph Lindner
    Professor and Dean of the College of Design, University of Oregon
  • Professor Jürgen Barkhoff
    Trinity Long Room Hub Arts and Humanities Research Institute, University of Dublin, Irland
  • Policy Advisor Fred de Vries
    Program Manager ‘Open Learning Scholars’,  Abdullah Al Ghurair Foundation for Education, UAE