- Born November 1956
- Danish national
- Member of the Board of Directors since 2018
- Member of the Scientific Committee
- Independent board member
Present managerial positions
Niels Peder Nielsen serves as deputy-CEO of Novo Nordisk Fonden and is a member of the Board of the BioInnovation Institute established by the foundation. Niels Peder is also a member of the Board of the Danish Venture Capital Association.
International experience in managing and developing large international companies from his position as partner with Bain & Company and McKinsey & Co., both global management consultant firms operating in various industries, including healthcare and biological solutions. Mr. Nielsen also has experience in digital strategy and business development.
Mr. Nielsen holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, as well as a Master of Science degree from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US.