Barbara joined Novo Holdings A/S in August 2020 as General Counsel. In her role, she is overall responsible for handling the legal affairs of the company, including providing legal advice and assistance to all investment areas and the Leadership Team.
Prior to joining Novo Holdings A/S, Barbara worked for ISS World Services A/S for three and a half years, where she was responsible for the legal aspects of the activities in the Europe region and for legal compliance and corporate governance group-wide. In addition, Barbara was part of the transaction teams on multiple M&A transactions across the world. Before that, Barbara worked as senior legal counsel for Genmab A/S, dealing with the company’s large partnership, in- and out-licensing and collaboration agreements. From 2011 to 2013 she worked for Genmab US, Inc. in New Jersey, the United States. During her earlier career she was employed as attorney-at-law at the law firm Plesner in Copenhagen, specialising in M&A and corporate law.
Barbara holds a Master in Law from the University of Copenhagen (1999) and is a member of the Danish Bar Association.