Curriculum Vitae

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

Current duties

  • Chair of the Board for Berlingske Media, DPG Group

  • Chair of the Board for the EU Commissions Mission Board on Adaptation to Climate Change including societal change

  • 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

  • Chair of the Board of Grønnegårdsteatret

  • 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 Denmark’s annual Democracy Festival, Folkemødet

 

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