Katrine is the Corporate Vice President of Global Public Affairs and Sustainability in Novo Nordisk. The overarching ambition of Katrine and her team of approx. 65 dedicated colleagues is to drive, nudge and support Novo Nordisk towards being a sustainable business.
For Novo Nordisk, being a sustainable business means adding value to society and to the future business. This carries an intense focus on the company’s social responsibility brought renewed to life last year with a new Defeat Diabetes strategy. Also important is Novo Nordisk’s ambition is to have zero environmental footprint as stated in their Circular for Zero strategy. In driving Novo Nordisk’s sustainable business strategies, Katrine and her team works with both internal and external stakeholder mobilization, innovation and new ideas on how to progress, trends analysis and sometimes old-fashioned persuasion!
Before taking up the role as Corporate Vice President, Katrine headed up Global Public Affairs as well as R&D Governmental Relations in Novo Nordisk. Prior to joining Novo Nordisk, Katrine worked in the Confederation of Danish Industries and the Danish Ministry of Education and Science. Katrine has a MSc in Political Science.