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Lise Kirkegaard

Lise Kirkegaard


Lise Kirkegaard is a Partner at Stanton Chase Copenhagen where she oversees executive search activities within several sectors: natural resources and energy, technology, financial services, and consumer products and services. She brings to the table over 18 years of leadership and management experience, spanning the energy (including renewables), infrastructure, technology, financial, and healthcare sectors.

Before joining Stanton Chase, Lise served as the Global Head of Corporate Communications, Branding, and Sustainability/ESG at the Falck Group. In this role, she led the company’s global corporate affairs, encompassing corporate communications, branding, sustainability/ESG, public affairs, and financial communications and reporting (IR).

Lise’s rich career history includes key roles in the Telco sector as the Director for Corporate Communications & CSR at Telenor, and as Vice President at Clever, a leading electric mobility operator in Denmark. Additionally, she held various leadership positions at Schneider Electric, Ørsted, and in the financial sector.

Over the years, Lise has honed her skills in management, strategy, corporate affairs, marketing, DE&I, sustainability, and ESG. She has extensive knowledge in regulated and technological sectors, business development, green transition, digitalization, and other transformation programs. Her expertise also extends to technical and commercial areas.

Lise’s educational background includes a degree in journalism, a graduate diploma in business administration from CBS, and strategic and business management studies at INSEAD. She has completed various management courses and holds a board certificate. Beyond her professional pursuits, Lise has been active in voluntary work for over five years and nurtures a passion for golf.


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