About Greater Copenhagen

Together for economic growth and development

Greater Copenhagen is a collaborative organisation promoting growth and development in the largest Nordic metropolitan region, encompassing 4.4 million citizens in Southern Sweden and Eastern Denmark. Through alliances and pilot projects we are building the foundation for future growth and welfare. Our goal is clear: Greater Copenhagen will be a global hub for growth, sustainable solutions and innovation.

Our work to achieve this goal is anchored in partnerships, which we see as the key to development and innovation in Greater Copenhagen’s 85 municipalities and 4 regions. We promote cooperation between our members and create alliances at both the regional and international levels, connecting knowledge hubs, businesses and public institutions.

Climate change, pandemics and global economic crises pose a serious threat to growth and welfare in any metropolis. However, at Greater Copenhagen we also see opportunity in these challenges, because the region has huge potential for growth and development by embracing sustainability and green solutions.

Some challenges we solve independently through pilot projects intended to pave the way for innovation and new development opportunities. Other tasks are tackled through alliances and cooperation with external partners from the business and public sectors.

Greater Copenhagen’s efforts are directed at four key areas, which are essential to the framework for our future growth and welfare:

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Greater Copenhagen was founded in 2015 and includes Region Skåne, Region Halland, Region Hovedstaden, Region Sjælland and all 85 Danish and Swedish municipalities in the region.

Greater Copenhagen’s Board

Greater Copenhagen’s activities are led by the organisation’s political Board, The Greater Copenhagen Committee, with 18 representatives for the organisation’s 89 member organisations.

The Greater Copenhagen Committee

Sophie Hæstorp Andersen

Lord Mayor
Copenhagen

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Chairwoman of Greater Copenhagen

Carl Johan Sonesson

Regional Council
Region Skåne

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Vice chairman of Greater Copenhagen

Mikaela Waltersson

Regional Council
Region Halland

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Vice chairwoman of Greater Copenhagen

Heino Knudsen

Regional Council
Region Zealand

 

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Vice chairman of Greater Copenhagen

The other members of the Board

Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh

Mayor
Malmö

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Lars Gaardhøj

Regional Council Member
The Capital Region of Denmark

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Peter Danielsson

Mayor
Helsingborg

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Peter Johansson

Mayor
Kristianstad

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Henrik Fritzon

Regional Council Member
Region Skåne

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Steen Christiansen

Chairman
KKR Hovedstaden

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Lars Johnsson

Mayor
Hässleholm

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Philip Sandberg

Mayor
Lund

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Patric Åberg

Chairman
Skånes kommuner

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Randi Mondorf

Regional Council Member
The Capital Region of Denmark

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Mikael Smed

Mayor
Vordingborg Kommune

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Mads Andersen

City Council Member
Køge kommune

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Jan Hendeliowitz

Regional Council Member
Regional Zealand

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Karsten Längerich

Mayor
Allerød kommune

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*Membership of Greater Copenhagen’s Committee rotates in Skåne between the municipalities Landskrona, Trelleborg and Hässleholm.

Greater Copenhagen’s Secretariat

Greater Copenhagen’s Secretariat develops, coordinates and implements the organisation’s initiatives. The Secretariat is located in Inner Copenhagen and led by Managing Director Tue David Bak.

Tue David Bak

Managing Director

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Phone: +45 23 30 25 35
E-mail: 
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Signe Rubenhagen

Chief Advisor

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Phone: +45 30 56 73 65
E-mail: sru@greatercph.com

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Anna Engblom

Senior Advisor

 

Phone: +45 30 56 73 65
E-mail: ane@greatercph.com
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Nicolai Vædele

Director
Greater Copenhagen Green

Phone: +45 21 37 19 89
E-mail: njv@greatercph.com
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Kate Plaskonis

Advisor

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Phone: +45 31 19 65 64
E-mail: kpl@greatercph.com
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Lone Mejner

Executive Assistant

 

Phone:+45 28 51 66 88
E-mail: lme@greatercph.com
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Flemming Dengsø Nielsen

Manager, Analysis and Data

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Phone: +45 30 16 11 13
E-mail:
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Clemens Nils Berg Larsen

Research Assistant

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Phone: +45 28 25 69 52
E-mail:
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Nadine Hügler

Intern

 

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E-mail
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My Bergklint

Intern

 

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E-mail
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