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 over 33 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 joined Danske Bank as a Director. There he was responsible for international equity investments and corporate clients.
Since 2004, Jeppe Christiansen has served as CEO of Maj Invest A/S, of which he is also the founder. He is also a board member and/or executive director in two wholly owned subsidiaries of Maj Invest A/S, both in Denmark.
In 2016, Jeppe Christiansen was appointed Adjunct Professor of the Department of Finance at Copenhagen Business School.
In addition to the Novo Holdings A/S Board, Jeppe Christiansen is currently Chair of the Board for Haldor Topsøe A/S, Emlika Holding ApS, and two wholly owned subsidiaries of the latter company, Chair of the Board for JEKC Holding ApS and Vice Chair of the Board and Chair of the Remuneration Committee for Novo Nordisk A/S in Denmark. He is furthermore Board member for KIRKBI A/S, Pluto Naturfonden and Randers Regnskov, all in Denmark. Board member for BellaBeat Inc. in the United States and member of the Board of Governors for Det Kgl. Vajsenhus based in Denmark.