University Director Søren Munk Skydsgaard
Søren Munk Skydsgaard took up his position as University Director at the University of Copenhagen on 1 May 2023. He was born in 1969 and holds a master’s degree in economics from the University of Copenhagen, 1998.
The University Director reports to the Rector.
The Rector, the two Prorectors and the University Director constitute the University’s top day-to-day management.
Søren Munk Skydsgaard is responsible for four of the Central Administration departments: Campus Service, HR, University Finance, and University IT. Each department is headed by a Director, who reports to the University Director.
From 2011 until his employment with the University, Søren Munk Skydsgaard was Resource Director in Social Services in Copenhagen Municipality. Prior to that, he has been Finance Director of the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Head of Office at the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation and Deputy Director of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ innovation office.
|2018-2023||Resource Director, Social Services, Copenhagen Municipality|
|2014-2017||Finance Director, the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Ministry of Environment and Food|
|2008-2013||Head of department/administration at the Danish Agency for Science, Technology and Innovation, Ministry of Higher Education and Science|
|2007-2008||Strategy Consultant (manager), Deloitte Consulting|
|2005-2007||Deputy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Innovation office|
|2002-2005||Head of Trade Department, Embassy Secretary, Danish embassy in Washington|
|1997-2002||Ministry of Foreign Affairs: Administrative Officer (EU coordination) and later Head of Section, the Danish Export Council's communications department|
1998 MSc Economics, University of Copenhagen
1995 Certificat d'Études Politiques, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris
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Rector Henrik C. Wegener
Tel.: +45 35 32 26 04
Prorector for Research
David Dreyer Lassen
Tel.: +45 35 32 44 12
Prorector for Education
Kristian Cedervall Lauta
Tel.: +45 35 32 43 81
Søren Munk Skydsgaard
Tel.: +45 35 32 07 71
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