Education and degrees

2023                  Dr.phil. (higher doctoral degree), University of Copenhagen

1999                  Ph.D. in history, University of Copenhagen

1993                  MA in history and philosophy, University of Copenhagen


2023-     Museum ROMU, senior researcher

Research, collecting, curating and communication

2021-2022      Museum ROMU, head of department

Head of research and heritage management

2019-2020     Museums of Elsinore, curator

Project development, research and communication

2005-2019     Danish National Museum, senior researcher

Research, collecting, curating and communication

2000-2005     Danish National Museum, researcher

Research, collecting, curating and communication

1997-2000     Museum council of Storstrøm County, IT-project manager

Project managing, web-development and communication


Selected examples:

2013                  Research project management

IPMA certification D

1995                  Industrial Heritage Management

Post-graduate course, Royal Technical College, Stockholm, Sweden


2013-2016     European Museum Academy

National representative

2006-2008     National Year of Industrial Heritage, 2007

Chairman of steering committee

2002-2004     National Heritage Agency, advisory board on modern history


1993-2003     Society for Labour History

Board member, chairman 1995-2000

Participation in conferences

Recent examples:

2021                  European Labour History Network, Vienna, Austria

Speaker & panel chair

2019                  European Labour History Network, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Panel chair

2017                  Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Volkskunde, Marburg, Germany

Keynote speaker

2017                  European Labour History Network, Paris, France

Panel chair

2016                  European Social Science History Conference, Valencia, Spain

Presentation of paper

2015                  European Labour History Network, Turin, Italy

Presentation of paper

2015                  Kommission Arbeitskulturen, Deutsche Gesells. für Volkskunde, Bonn, Germany


2014                  International Association of Labour Museums, Steyr, Austria


Exhibitions and communication

Part of the team behind several temporary and permanent exhibitions at the Danish National museum, including the present permanent exhibition on Danish modern history.

Participating in historical series on national television, including “Historien om Danmark” (History of Denmark) for Danish Broadcasting Corporation.

Commenting on industrial relations and labour market history in news programs on TV and radio.

Contributing to podcasts on industrial and labour history.

Public presentations for companies, trade unions, parish communities, local history groups and many others.


Danish: Native

English: Proficient

German: Intermediate