Curriculum Vitae

Name: Connie Hedegaard
Born: 1960
Nationality: Danish
Personal: Married. Two sons.

Current duties

•       Chair of the Board for  Berlingske Media 

•       Chair of the Board for KR Foundation

•       Chair of the Board for Denmark’s green think tank CONCITO

•       Chair of OECD’s Round Table for Sustainable Development

•       Chair of the Board of Aarhus University, Denmark

•       Member of the Board of European Climate Foundation

•       Member of the Supervisory Board of Danfoss

•       Member of the Supervisory Board of Nordex

•       Member of the Sustainability Council of Volkswagen

•       Member of the board for Middelgrundsfortet, Spejdernes Ø

•       Member of the board for Denmark’s annual Democracy Festival, Folkemødet

•       Chair of the Board of Grønnegårdsteatret


Political career

2010-2014 European Commissioner for Climate
2004-2009 Minister for Environment and Minister for Climate and Energy, Denmark
2005-2007 Minister for Nordic Cooperation, Denmark
1984-1990 and 2007-2009 Member of the Danish Parliament, the Conservative Peoples Party

Work experience

2015-2016 Chair of the Board of the Public Service Board, Denmark
1998-2004 Anchor at current affairs magazine "Deadline", DR
1998-2004 Columnist at Politiken
1994-1998 Head of DR Radio News, DR
1990-1994 Journalist at Berlingske Tidende

Honours and merits

2015 De Radikales, Marianne-pris
2014 Energiforum Danmark's Energi- og Miljøpris
2010 Vanebryderprisen
2009 Named on The Time 100 list
2007 Kommandør af Dannebrog
2003 Ebbe Munck Prisen
2003 Publicistprisen
2002 FOFs Kulturpris
2001 Tildelt KLF/Kirke & Mediers Hæderslegat

Educational background

1991 Masters degree in Literature and History