Board of Directors

Chairman of the Board

Hans Erik Bøtker (Dr. Med, PhD, Professor)

Vice Dean, Health, Aarhus University 

He is responsible for Aarhus University’s health research. He has almost 40 years of experience as a medical doctor and researcher within heart diseases. Discovery of a blood pressure cuff protecting the heart during Perkutan Coronar Intervention is among his achievements.

Vice Chairman of the Board

Karin Conde-Knape (PhD)

Senior Vice President, Global Drug Discovery, Novo Nordisk A/S

She is driving the early pipeline and innovation within the areas of diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular, renal, rare endocrine and metabolic diseases. She has many years of experience within pharmaceutical industry.

Board members

Anne Kaltoft (MD, PhD)

CEO, The Danish Heart Foundation

She is CEO at the Danish Heart Foundation with 130.000 members. She has 22 years of experience as a specialist in cardiac medicine and was earlier chief physician within heart diseases at Aarhus University Hospital.

Alicia Lundby (M.Sc., PhD)

Professor MSO, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen

She has implemented and utilized proteomics and phosphoproteomics strategies to study molecular cardiac regulatory mechanisms for more than a decade.

Claus Graff (M.Sc., BME, PhD)

Professor, Aalborg University, Department of Health Science & Technology

He has many years of experience as a researcher within cardiac electrophysiology. His primary focus is to create understanding of the mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias and the pathological substrate of altered depolarization and repolarization of the heart.