Prof. Søren-Peter Olesen

I am trained as a Medical Doctor and an Electronics Engineer and have worked most of my life in the area between these field. After 10 years in the biotech industry I became Professor of Physiology in 1998 and director of a Center of Excellence within cardiac arrhythmia during 2005-15. Since 2015 I have been the CEO of the Danish National Research Foundation supporting about 40 Centers of Excellence within life science, natural and technical sciences, the humanities, and social sciences. I am vice-chair of the Carlsberg Foundation and chair of the Carlsberg Laboratory supervisory board.