Documentation and dissemination of the history of Denmark in Greenland and the Arctic

Management

Governing Body

The governing body of the Artic Institute is composed of a number of permanently designated members of Danish and Greenland authorities and institutions of importance to Danish/Greenland relations. The Institute attaches great importance to fact that all members of the Governing Body have broad knowledge of Danish/Greenland conditions, and that the composition of the members of the Governing Body ensure and optimum contact as regards Greenland, the Arctic and the Greenland environment in Denmark. The Governing Body plays a decisive part in the development of the Artic Institute. The present Governing Body comprises the following members:

 

Boardmembers

Chairman of the Board

Nils Bernstein, former bank governor

Vice-Chairman

Minik Rosing, professor

Member

Axel Fiedler, commander

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Representative of The Greenlandic Society

Bjarne Erbo Grønfeldt, head of office, Private Secretary to the Queen

Member

Bjarne Grønnow, professor

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Member

Per Magid, lawyer

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Representative of the Kraemer Foundation

Naja Mikkelsen, senior research associate

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Representative of The Greenland Representation

Lida Skifte Lennert, Head of Greenland Representation

Member

Søren Thuesen, associate professor

Chairmen of the board since 1954

Mange kendte grønlandspersonligheder har fungeret som bestyrelsesformænd for Arktisk Institut og har derved bidraget til at fremme instituttets udvikling:

  • Ejnar Mikkelsen, polarforsker 1954-1963
  • Helge Larsen, museumsinspektør 1963-1980
  • Sven Thostrup, viceadmiral 1981-1993
  • C.C. Resting-Jeppesen, fhv. kæmner 1993-1999
  • Isi Foighel, professor 1999-2004
  • Peter Augustinus, adm. direktør 2005-2012
  • Leo Bjørnskov, tidl. departementschef, 2012-2014

Daglig drift siden 1954

Den daglige drift af Arktisk Institut er blevet varetaget af en række direktører og forretningsførere, der har tegnet instituttet over for omverdenen:

  • Helge Larsen, museumsinspektør 1954-1963
  • J.V. Helk, oberst 1963-1976  
  • N.O. Christensen, fhv. landshøvding 1976-1987
  • C.C. Resting-Jeppesen, fhv. kæmner 1987-1993
  • Grethe Knutzen 1993-1995
  • Jens Fabricius, magister 1995-2000
  • Leif Vanggaard, stabslæge 2000-2006
  • Bent Nielsen, eskimolog, ph.d. 2006-
Arktisk Institut i Strandgade

Address:
Strandgade 102, 1. sal
DK-1401 København K

Opening Hours:


Monday - Friday 9:00-16:00

Manager, Bent Nielsen
arktisk@remove-this.arktisk.dk
Phone: +45 32 31 50 50

Archive manager, Lisbeth Valgreen:
arkiverne@remove-this.arktisk.dk
Phone: +45 32 31 50 55