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Lene Skole

CEO, Lundbeck Foundation

Lene Skole’s career has given her invaluable experience from holding various executive and board positions for some of the largest Danish companies. She now leads the Lundbeck Foundation, one of the biggest commercial foundations in Denmark with numerous domestic and international investments. Whether acting in this role or in one of her current board positions, Lene Skole draws upon her experience to accommodate the varying needs of different stakeholders within an organisation. To persistently create value for the Lundbeck Foundation, she relies on knowledge sharing and creating strong relations.

Lundbeck Foundation

Lundbeck Foundation is worth in excess of DKK 60 billion and donates more than DKK 500 million to health sciences every year. The foundation’s activities consist of three large subsidiaries: Lundbeck, Falck, and ALK-Abelló as well as more than 20 substantial international investments in life science companies. To assure alignment throughout its portfolio, creating strong relations is essential for the Lundbeck Foundation.


CEO, Lundbeck Foundation
2014 – present


Vice Chairman, Ørsted, H. Lundbeck, ALK-Abelló, and Falck
2015 – present


Member of the Board, Tryg and Tryg Forsikring
2014 – present


Vice Chairman, TDC
2017 – 2018


Executive Vice President & CFO, Coloplast
2005 – 2014


Various positions, A.P. Moller – Maersk
1978 – 2005


Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Copenhagen Business School