Board of Directors
The Board of Directors of the Novo Nordisk Foundation has nine members of which six are elected under the Articles of Association and 3 are employee elected board members. The Board has adopted a competence profile that describes the preferred competencies of the Board.
Executive Management and Secretariat
The Novo Nordisk Foundation Executive Management and Secretariat provides administration that supports the Board of Directors with preparatory work, implementation and follow-up on its decisions and supports the work of the Foundation’s scientific committees in their grant awarding.
Committee members are internationally recognised experts in their field, often supplemented by experience gained as members of research councils and academic assessment committees.