Organisation

Offices in the authority

Management

Jakob Hald
Director General

Jakob Hald

Tine Rønde
Deputy Director

Tine Rønde

Jacob Schaumburg-Müller
Deputy Director

Jacob Schaumburg-Müller

Jesper Gregers Linaa
Deputy Director

Jesper Gregers Linaa

Administrations Office (ADM)

Bjarne Bach Østergaard
Head of Division

Bjarne Bach Østergaard

  • Financial management

  • Management information

  • It and security

  • Service and purchase

  • Web development, analysis and statistics

Office of the Management (DS)

Lene Milthers
Head of Division

Lene Milthers

  • Operation of the management including arrangement of meetings, seminars etc.

  • Coordination and quality assurance of Ministry service

  • EU-coordination for the authority

  • Strategic projects and project coordination

  • Development of HR and organization

  • Internal courses in servicing the Ministry and project management

Communication Division (KOM)

Hanne Arentoft
Head of Division

Hanne Arentoft

  • Press handling

  • Internal communication and intranet maintenance

  • Informing consumers, businesses and authorities on consumer and competition matters

  • Managing the authority’s social media presence

  • Supervising the authority’s communication, presentations, language, design etc.

  • Editing, producing and coordinating content for online channels

Public Procurement Division (OK)

Kenneth Skov Jensen
Head of Division

Kenneth Skov Jensen

  • Proposal of bills and issue of rules regarding public procurement

  • Analyses and policy proposals on public procurement

  • Information and guidance on public procurement rules

  • Operation of online portal for public procurement

  • International cooperation on public procurement

Consumer Policy Division (FORCE)

Flemming Steen Nielsen
Head of Division

Flemming Steen Nielsen

  • Contribution to the innovation of projects and policy initiatives

  • Strengthening our work on evidence-based policy development, eg through experiments

  • Developing policy and legislative proposals as well as issue of rules on consumer relations

  • Servicing Ministry, Department and Parliament on concrete inquiries

  • Supervising international assignments on consumer-related issues

Consumer Policy Division (FORCE)

Susanne Aamann
Head of Division

Susanne Aamann

  • Contribution to the innovation of projects and policy initiatives

  • Strengthening our work on evidence-based policy development, eg through experiments

  • Developing policy and legislative proposals as well as issue of rules on consumer relations

  • Servicing Ministry, Department and Parliament on concrete inquiries

  • Supervising international assignments on consumer-related issues

  • The Danish Natural Hazards Council

European Consumer Center Denmark (FORCE)

Lars Arent
Director

Lars Arent

  • Inform Danish consumers about EU consumer rights and ADRs.

  • Assist Danish consumers with handling their complaints.

  • Communicate about EU consumer rights and develop campaigns and events.

  • Cooperate with the European Commission and national enforcement bodies.

  • Contribute to the development of ADR and cooperate with Danish ADR entities.

  • Cooperate with consumer and business organisations and other stakeholders within the consumer area.

  • Head of the Secretariat for the Appeals Board for the Energy Sector.

  • Consumer Europe is part of the Consumer Policy Division

Market Analysis and Economics Division (MØK)

Niels Enemærke
Head of Division

Niels Enemærke

  • Analyses on competition and consumer issues

  • Market analyses

  • Financial quality assurance, sparring and providing guidance on competition matters

  • Financial method development

  • Maintaining financial knowledge across the authority

  • Chief economist working group

Legal and Investigations Division (KEP)

Katrine Lapp
Head of Division

Katrine Lapp

  • Preparing, proposing and issuing rules and bills on competition matters

  • General guidance and prevention on competition matters

  • Guidance on the public administration and public records rules

  • Planning and coordinating investigations

  • Leniency

  • Juridical sparring and peer review in competition cases

  • Penalty cases and appeals

  • Cooperation with the State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime

  • International cooperation

Legal and Investigations Division (KEP)

Stefan Kobbernagel
Head of Division

Stefan Kobbernagel

  • Preparing, proposing and issuing rules and bills on competition matters

  • General guidance and prevention on competition matters

  • Guidance on the public administration and public records rules

  • Planning and coordinating investigations

  • Leniency

  • Juridical sparring and peer review in competition cases

  • Penalty cases and appeals

  • Cooperation with the State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime

  • International cooperation

Media and Mergers Division (MTF)

Ann Sofie Vrang
Head of Divison

Ann Sofie Vrang

  • Enforcement of merger rules across all businesses. Enforcement of competition rules, market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • Media

  • Tele

  • Sport

  • Entertainment and culture

  • Publishing houses

Construction, Energy, Transportation and Services Division (BETS)

Jens Gormsen
Head of Division

Jens Gormsen

  • Enforcement of competition rules, market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • Transportation

  • Infrastructure

  • Energy

  • Environment

  • Forestry

  • Building and construction

  • Auto

  • Service

  • Tele

  • Post

  • Section 11b of the Competition Act regarding free choice

Construction, Energy, Transportation and Services Division (BETS)

Ann-Kathrine Ejsing
Head of Division

Ann-Kathrine Ejsing

  • Enforcement of competition rules, market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • Transportation

  • Infrastructure

  • Energy

  • Environment

  • Forestry

  • Building and construction

  • Auto

  • Service

  • Tele

  • Post

  • Section 11b of the Competition Act regarding free choice

Tech Division (TECH)

Michael Christian Høg Riis
Head of Division

Michael Christian Høg Riis

  • Tasks in relation to digital platforms:

  • Enforcement of competition rules in relation to digital platforms

  • Competition analyses of digital platforms

  • Initiatives targeted Danish companies and other stakeholders

  • Analyses on big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, algorithms and their use

  • Enforcement of rules that address fairness and transparency for businesses in platform-to-business relations (P2B law)

  • Enforcement of competition rules and payment services rules.

  • Market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • IT

  • Finance

  • Insurance

  • Payment services

Water Division (VAND)

Anne Marie Elmer
Head of Division

Anne Marie Elmer

  • Setting price ceilings and economic limits for Danish water companies

  • Benchmarking and setting requirements for water companies

  • Supervision on compliance of the economic limits

  • Handling complaints in relation to economic limits

  • Handling municipal reporting in accordance with water supply rules

Water Division (VAND)

NN
Head of Division

NN

  • Setting price ceilings and economic limits for Danish water companies

  • Benchmarking and setting requirements for water companies

  • Supervision on compliance of the economic limits

  • Handling complaints in relation to economic limits

  • Handling municipal reporting in accordance with water supply rules

Office of the Consumer Ombudsman (FO)

Jacob Linkis
Head of Division

Jacob Linkis

  • Authority for compliance with the Danish Marketing Practises Act and other consumer protection legislation

  • Concrete marketing cases, projects etc.

  • Negotiation of guidelines and guidances

  • Carrying criminal proceedings and conducting civil lawsuit in courts

  • International cooperation on consumer protection enforcement

Office of the Consumer Ombudsman (FO)

Karen Søndergaard
Head of Division

Karen Søndergaard

  • Authority for compliance with the Danish Marketing Practises Act and other consumer protection legislation

  • Concrete marketing cases, projects etc.

  • Negotiation of guidelines and guidances

  • Carrying criminal proceedings and conducting civil lawsuit in courts

  • International cooperation on consumer protection enforcement

Office of the Consumer Ombudsman (FO)

Head of Division

Tanja Højrup

  • Authority for compliance with the Danish Marketing Practises Act and other consumer protection legislation

  • Concrete marketing cases, projects etc.

  • Negotiation of guidelines and guidances

  • Carrying criminal proceedings and conducting civil lawsuit in courts

  • International cooperation on consumer protection enforcement

Group HR

Catharina Winterberg
Head of Division

Catharina Winterberg

  • We are servicing more than 2000 employees and managers in the Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs and its seven authorities. Eg. in relation to recruitment, organizational development, administration of personnel, law etc.

Retail, Industry, Primary Sector and Health Division (DIPS)

Head of Division Mie la Cour Sonne
Retail, Industry, Primary Sector and Health Division (DIPS)

Head of Division Mie la Cour Sonne

  • The enforcement of competition law, market monitoring, and secretariat services for the Competition Council, ministerial services, and the preparation of consultation responses in the area of competition concerning the following sectors:

  • Food

  • Agriculture

  • Industry

  • Health and the Medical Industry

  • Retail (grocery trade, specialty retail, etc.)