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Advisory board, executive and senior management team

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Advisory Board

Chairman Tom Knutzen

Joined the board as Chairman in 2018

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Deputy Chairman Mads Lebech

Joined the board as Deputy Chairman in 2010

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Board member Claus Gregersen

Joined the board in 2018

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Board member Ulla Brockenhuus-Schack

Joined the board in 2009

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Board member John Høegh Berthelsen

Joined the board in 2008

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Board member Tue Krogh-Lund

Joined the board in 2015

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Registered Executive team

Chief Executive Officer Lars Liebst

Appointed in 1996.

Born 23 November 1956.

Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Schackenborg Fonden.

Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Arena CPHX P/S and Arena Komplementar CPHX A/S.

Member of the Supervisory Board of  the Confederation of Danish Industry and Dr. Ingrids Fond.

Chairman of the Tourism Committee at the Confederation of Danish Industry.

Trained as lighting designer and stage manager in New York. 

Co-founder and leader of Grønnegårds Teatret, 1982-96. 

Head of department (1983-90), and later interim principal of the Danish National School of Performing Arts (Statens Teaterskole), 

Chief Financial Officer Andreas Morthorst

Appointed in 2015.  

Born 4 January 1980.

17 years of experience with accounting, financial reporting and business economics. 

Worked at Scandinavian Tobacco Group (STG) and PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Member of the Confederation of Danish Industry's committee for digital business development

Studied accounting, financial reporting and law at Copenhagen Business School, University of Copenhagen, University of Southern Denmark and at the Danish Business Authority (State Authorized Accountant).


Extended Executive team

Executive Vice President Kasper Schumacher

Appointed 2020.

Born 17 April 1974.

2020: Executive Vice President, Tivoli.

2015: CEO, Skånes Djurpark.

2011: Billetlugen, end position CEO

2003: Tivoli, end position Vice President, Service, IT and Human Resources.

Trained in the travel business and the armed forces.

Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing Michala Svane

Appointed in 2016.

Born 8 november 1975.

2019: Senior Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Tivoli.

2017: Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Tivoli.

2016: Marketing Director, Tivoli.

2011: Head of Marketing- and communication, HK.

2004: Head of communication, PenSam.

2000: e-marketing manager, Danica Pension.

Executive MBA.

Senior Vice president, IT & Business Development Jonas Buhl Gregersen

Appointed in 2016. 

Born 29 September 1973.

2015: Board member and co-owner, Progressive IT.

1999: Founder and Managing Partner, Progressive IT. 

Educated Business administration and computer science.

Senior Management Team

Vice President, Culture Frederik Wiedemann

Appointed 2019.

Born 20  April 1971.

2017: Special advisor to the Minister for Transport, Building and Housing.

2014: Digital director and Head of Business Intelligence at Politiken.

2012: CEO Agillic, member of the Board of Directors 2014-16.

2004: Co-founder, partner and CEO ReD Associates.

Vice chairman for Copenhagen Phil  and member of the Board of Directors at Føljeton and Grønnegårds Teatret. 
Master’s degree in economics, University of Copenhagen 1997. 

Vice President, Legal Annette Juhl

Appointed in 2017.

Born 21 April 1973.

2012: General Legal Counsel, Tivoli.

2006: Legal Advisor, Danish Patent and Trademark Office.

2000: Head of Section, Legal Counsel, Danish Competition and Consumer Authority.

Master in Law and Economics from Copenhagen Business School.

Vice President, Construction Christian Dahl Melchiorsen

Appointed 2019.

Born 19 May 1982.

2019: CEO, Fonden Ungdomsøen (Youth Island Foundation).

2015: CEO, Middelgrundsfonden (Middelgrund Fort Foundation.

2008: Head of department and Head of projects AluSteel.

Degree in engineering from University of Southern Denmark, financial management from DTU Technical University of Denmark, mini MBA from Probana, non-commissioned officer in the Royal Lifeguards.

Director of CEM and Sustainability Laura Lund Olsen

Appointed in 2017. 

Born 5 August 1979.

2020: Director of CEM and Sustainability. 

2016: Director of Corporate Affairs, Customer Experience Management and Business Development.

2016: Director of Corporate Affairs, Tivoli

2010: Executive Assistant, Tivoli.

2007: Head of Section, Ministry of Finance of Denmark.

Educated Master of Political Science.

HR Director Dorthe Dinesen

Appointed in 2011. 

Born 26 August 1970.

2007: HR Development Officer, Tivoli.

2001: HR Partner, Post Denmark Business customers.

1998: Project employee in Post Denmark.

Educated HRD from CPH Business Academy and management, organization and business economics from CBS.
Head of Communications Finn Tørngren Sørensen

Appointed 2019. 

Born 1964.

2018: Consultant to the Executive Board, Tivoli.

2015: Publicist, Danish Parliament Administration.

2002: Communications consultant, Danish Parliament Administration.

1994: Committee secretary, Danish Parliament Administration.

1992: Legal Administrative Officer, Ministry of Food of Denmark.

Education: Degree in Law (LLM). Journalism.