Year of birth: 1955
Søren-Peter Fuchs Olesen was director of the Danish National Research Foundation Center for Cardiac Arrhythmia at the University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen University Hospital from 2005-2015. He has been involved in starting up and developing several pharma and device companies as cofounder, CEO, scientific director and board member.
Søren-Peter Olesen has substantial experience of managing knowledge organisations, turning basic science into new products, innovation and planning, and extensive experience of funding, investor relations and CSR.
Board Member: Carlsberg Foundation and property companies affiliated to the Carlsberg Foundation; Carlsberg Laboratory.
Other positions: Chair of the evaluation committees for visiting scientists at Danmarks Nationalbank and the Nordea Foundation.