/IMGA Board Member: 2nd Term/ IOC member, President Badminton World Federation (BWF)


Masters in Personal Analysis (2003), Master Management A/S;
Merconom in International Marketing, North Copenhagen Business School


Chairman of Association for New Danish Citizens; Candidate for European Parliament; Member of City Council

Sports practised

Badminton, cycling, running, golf

Sports career

Gold medallist at the European Championships (1992, 1994 and 1996); Gold medallist at the All England Championships (1995 and 1996); Gold medallist at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games

Sports administration

Board Member of the Danish Players’ Organisation (1989-1996); Board Member of the International Players’ Organisation (1991-1997); Deputy Chairman of Badminton Denmark (2005-2010); Board Member of the Danish Olympic Committee (2005-); President of the Badminton Europe Confederation (2010-2013); President of the Badminton World Federation (BWF) (2013-)

Awards and distinctions

Danish Sports Hall of Fame (2010)

IOC History

Member of the following Commissions: Entourage (2014-2015), Athletes’ Entourage (2015-), Evaluation for the Games of XXXIII Olympiad in 2024 (2016-2017)