Jeppe Christiansen

Board of Directors

Member of the Board since 2009.

Jeppe Christiansen was born in 1959 and is a Danish national. He received an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.

Jeppe Christiansen has more than 35 years of experience in fund and investment management across the financial industry. From 1986 to 1988, Jeppe Christiansen worked as an economist in Sparekassen SDS. He joined LD Pensions in 1988, where he became Head of Fund Management and later transitioned to Executive Vice President, responsible for investments. From 1998 to 2004, Jeppe Christiansen was Executive Director in Danske Bank with responsibility for group equity business and corporate international banking. From 2004 and until 1 April 2009, he was CEO of Lønmodtagernes Dyrtidsfond (LD). In 2005, Jeppe Christiansen established Maj Invest and has been CEO of the Maj Invest group since the establishment.

In 2016, Jeppe Christiansen was appointed Adjunct Professor of Finance at Copenhagen Business School in Denmark.

In addition to being a board member of Novo Holdings A/S, Jeppe Christiansen is currently Chair of the Board of Haldor Topsøe A/S, of EMLIKA Holding ApS and two wholly owned subsidiaries of the latter company, as well as Chair of the Board of JEKC Holding ApS, all based in Denmark. Jeppe Christiansen is furthermore Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Remuneration Committee of Novo Nordisk A/S in Denmark. He is board member of KIRKBI A/S and Pluto Naturfonden, both based in Denmark; board member of BellaBeat Inc. based in the United States and member of the Board of Governors for Det Kgl. Vajsenhus based in Denmark.