Lars Lynge Nielsen

Born 1948, Copenhagen, Denmark. Holds an MA in Psychology from the University of Copenhagen. Lars Lynge Nielsen joined EURASHE in 1998. Previously he held a number of senior positions in the higher education sector. He was a Professional Consultant at the Danish Ministry of Education, Head of Offices in the Danish Refugee Council and in the UNHCR, Rector at Funen National College for Social Education since 1995. In 2002 Lars was nominated as Denmark’s National Representative in EURASHE Executive Council and in May 2004 was elected Vice President of EURASHE. In October 2006 he was approved as Acting President of EURASHE by the Executive Council. In April 2007 Mr Nielsen was elected President of EURASHE, a post he held until 2011.

Lars Lynge Nielsen (Denmark), 8th President of EURASHE (2006 – 2011)