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The Minister's curriculum vitae

Curriculum Vitae CV for Tommy Ahlers appointed Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science on 2 May 2018.

Born 1975 in Haderslev and grew up in Agerskov in Southern Jutland Son of a former farm owner Martin Ahlers Hansen and former home carer Margit Hansen.

He has a son and a daughter.

Education

  • 2001 Master of Law, University of Copenhagen 1996 The Graduate Certificate (HD1), Copenhagen Business School

Parliamentary career

  • 2018-          Minister for Higher Education and Science

Business career

  • 2010-2018 Active investor
  • 2012-2015 Citrix, Vice President, including overall responsibility for Podio
  • 2010-2012 Podio (acquired by Citrix in 2012), early investor and CEO
  • 2009-2010 Vodafone, Head of Location Based Services
  • 2009-2010 Wayfinder Systems, CEO
  • 2005-2009 ZYB ApS (name acquired by former company, Founder and CEO
  • 2004-2005 ZYB (shutdown in 2005)
  • 2001-2004 McKinsey & Company, Engagement Manager

Positions of trust

The minister has resigned from all functions as of 2 May 2018

  • 2018  Member of Danish Growth Fund’s board of Directors
  • 2017-2018 Member of the Disruption Council
  • 2017-2018 Chairman of the panel of entrepreneurs
  • 2017-2018 Member of the board, Centre for Political Studies (CEPOS)
  • 2016-2018 Speaker, Athenas
  • 2018- 2018 Member of the board, Worksome Aps
  • 2015-2018 Member of the board, Leo Innovation Lab
  • 2017-2018 Chairman of the board, Lix Technologies ApS
  • 2016-2018 Member of the board, Washa ApS
  • 2016-2018 Chairman of the board, Peakon ApS
  • 2015-2018 Chairman for the board of representatives at the Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship
  • 2016-2017 Chairman of the board, Hello Great Works A/S
  • 2016-2017 Chairman of the board, Kokkenhavn ApS
  • 2012-2017 Chairman of the board, DRIVR
  • 2015-2016 Member of the board, HAVEFUN IVS
  • 2015-2016 Member of the board, SHIPSRS Danmark ApS
  • 2013-2016 Member of the board, Game Analytics ApS
  • 2015-2015 Member of the board, Prodata Consult A/S 
last modified Jun 15, 2018