Merete Eldrup

Chair Merete Eldrup

General Information

Born 4 August 1963


1988    MSc Economics, University of Copenhagen

Prior Occupations

2007-2019     CEO, TV 2 DANMARK A/S

1997-2007     Director, JP/Politikens Hus A/S

1995-1997     Deputy Director, Danish Energy Agency, Ministry of Environment and Energy

1993-1995     Head of Secretariat for Mimi Jakobsen first in the Ministry for Erhvervspolitisk Samordning, later the Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs

1991-1993     Personal secretary to the Minister of Finance Henning Dyremose

1986-1991     Student and later officer in the Ministry of Finance

Other Positions (boards, memberships, etc.)

2019-             Vice Chair of the Board of Directors, the Rockwool Foundation

2019-             Board member, Kalallit Airports International A/S

2019-             Member of the Realdania Board of Representatives

2019-             Board member, the Think Tank Justitia

2013-             Board member, Rambøll Group A/S

2011-             Political auditor, the DJØF trade union for lawyers and economists

2010-             Deputy Chair of the Board of Directors, Nykredit A/S and Nykredit Realkredit A/S

2010-2019     Deputy Chair, Gyldendal

1993-1998     Board member, Juristerne og Økonomernes Pensionskasse

2003-2010     Deputy Chair, Copenhagen Business School

1997-2007     Board positions attached to the employment at JP/Politikens Hus
                            Chair, Bladkompagniet (joint ownership with Berlingske)
                            Chair, Dansk Avisomdeling (joint ownership with Berlingske and Jyske Vestkysten)
                            Chair, Infomedia (joint ownership with Berlingske)
                            Board member, Trykkompagniet (joint ownership with Berlingske)
                            Chair, Politikens Lokalaviser (wholly-owned by JP/Politikens Hus)
                            Board member, Politikens Forlag (wholly-owned by JP/Politikens Hus)