Morten Gaardboe, Chairman of the Board

Self-employed businessman since 1991, now owner of Altru ApS. Morten is also Chairman of the board of Slagelse Erhvervscenter A/S and Svend Aage Nielsen. Autoriseret Elinstallatør A/S. In addition, he is a member of the board of Spar Nord Bank A/S.

Jens-Erik Corvinius, Board Member

Broad experience from and insight into the financial sector based on more than 42 years in the Danske Bank Group. In recent years, Jens-Erik has served as a professional board member, mainly in the property sector.

Per Mikael Jensen, Board Member

Per Mikael has worked in the media industry for 30 years, initially as a journalist, and in the last approximately 20 years he has held various management positions in the organizations of the leading daily newspapers Politiken and Jyllands-Posten. In 2006, he was appointed CEO of TV2 Danmark, and later he took over as CEO of Metro International, which was then the world’s leading news-paper publisher with operations in 23 countries. Per Mikael lived in New York and London for many years, but is now back in Denmark. He works as an advisor for business executives, company boards and business owners in Denmark and abroad.

Thomas W. Færch, CEO

Thomas is the CEO of Gefion Group and has overall responsibility for the daily operations of the company. Thomas was previously a partner in a law firm and has worked on all aspects of real estate development, business management and cash management.

(+45) 20 20 19 41

Jens Rytter, CFO

Jens is CFO at Gefion Group with the overall responsibility for the finance section of the company. Jens has extensive experience as chartered accountant with succeeding management functions in major Danish companies working with financial reporting, tax, compliance, controlling, projects etc.

(+45) 40 81 86 18

Carsten Lygum, COO

Carsten Lygum, COO

Carsten Lygum is COO of Gefion Group and is responsible for human resources. In addition, he is in charge of the practical realisation of our development projects from purchase to handover. Carsten Lygum is educated urban and construction engineer and officer in the Royal Danish Army and has worked on housing and business development, among others, for Carlsberg Byen, MT Højgaard and SJÆLSØ Gruppen.

(+45) 20 55 11 35

Martin Schjørring, Technical Director

Martin is the technical director of Gefion Group with responsibility for construction-related aspects of the group’s development projects. He has extensive experience from the construction industry, where he has been involved in various renovation and new build projects in large con-struction groups over the past fifteen years. He previously worked as head of section in Bonava Denmark (formerly NCC Housing), and in this capacity helped develop Bonava’s production department, which is in charge of the company’s building projects in Denmark.

(+45) 28 83 87 11

Thomas Birkedal, Sales Director

Thomas is sales director in Gefion Group, and is responsible for offering investment projects. The projects are offered either as financing projects or as student- and residential projects in company structures. Thomas has 20 years of experience from the real estate industry, including experience within identifying, structuring and offering investment projects.

(+45) 20 70 53 88

Camilla Dalum, Group General Counsel

Camilla is inhouse lawyer and manages all legal aspects of Gefion Group’s projects. Camilla previously worked as an inhouse lawyer in a property investment company and for several years was a lawyer in the real estate department of Accura law firm.  

(+45) 53 56 00 05

Erik Bjønness, Group Head of Finance

Erik Bjønness is employed as group head of finance and is responsible for the financing of Gefion Group’s property development projects in Copenhagen. Erik is based out of Gefion Group’s Oslo office.

Erik has 15 years of experience in finance and transactions in the shipping and real estate market including bond financing of properties in Norway, Sweden and Denmark at JOOL Markets AS.

He holds an MA in finance from the University of Edinburgh.

(+47) 920 68 718

Marianne Sørensen, Head of Finance

Marianne’s responsibilities include the management of financing in Gefion Group. She has more than thirty years’ experience in the financial sector and has worked on property financing in the Amagerbanken bank, the government-owned Finansiel Stabilitet and most recently Kinnerton Capital.

(+45) 61 20 59 12

Bjørn Opstrup Laursen, Senior Project Developer

Bjørn is Senior Project Developer in Gefion Group and works with all aspects of project development. Bjørn has an educational background from CBS and a professional background in retail at, among others, Dansk Supermarked and has recently worked on property development at Lidl Danmark.

Morten G. Fossum, Senior Project Developer

Morten is employed as a senior project developer at Gefion Group. He is originally a lawyer, but since 1989 he has worked on project development in Greater Copenhagen, including the development of housing in Ørestad, Sluseholmen, Islands Brygge, Amager Strand and Carlsberg Byen. Morten is former CEO of JM Denmark and CCO of Carlsberg Byen.

Mads Brandi Perret-Gentil, Project Developer

Mads is a project developer at Gefion Group, working on all aspects of project development. With an educational background as construction designer and carpenter, Mads has worked within property development and the contracting business for more than 15 years and has previously held positions in companies such as NCC and Copenhagen Property Investment.

Anders Refvik Tindbæk, Project Developer

Anders is a project developer in Gefion Group, managing projects from start-up to handover. Anders has a BSc degree in Economics and Business Administration as well as an MSc in Strategy, Leadership and Organization from Copenhagen Business School. He has previously worked for Nykredit and Lintrup & Norgart commercial real estate agents.

Ken Nielsen, Senior Project Manager

Ken is employed as senior project manager and is responsible for managing various construction projects at Gefion Group. For more than 35 years he has gained solid experience in the building industry, where he has worked on both renovation and new construction. In recent years he has been associated with major projects on the client side. where he has been involved in the renovation of the Hotel d'Angleterre and the construction of the Kronen Vanløse Shopping Center.

Lars Ulrik Hansen, Senior Project Manager

Lars Ulrik is employed as project manager and is responsible for managing various construction projects at Gefion Group. For more than 30 years he has gained solid experience in the construction industry, where he has worked on both renovation and new construction. Previouly, Lars Ulrik worked as project manager at Carlsberg Byen, MT Højgaard Project Development, JM Denmark, Louisiana and Sjælsø Gruppen.

Nikolaj Piechnik Brandt, Senior Project Manager

Nikolaj is senior project manager and is responsible for the management of various construction projects in the Gefion Group. Nikolaj has an education as a building engineer, at he has a solid background from the construction industry. For more than 18 years Nikolaj has completed construction projects for MT Højgaard and BAM at home and abroad. He has worked on constructions projects in Zambia, the Faroe Islands and Greenland for about 10 years.

Karl Friedrich Bachmann, Project Manager

Karl Friedrich Bachmann is employed as project manager and is responsible for managing various construction projects.
He has a 20-year background in the construction industry with renovation and newbuilding projects in major construction companies and has previously worked as a developer in charge of the construction of the Frederiksberg and Frederiksberg Allé metro stations.

Previously, Karl worked in Bonava Denmark’s Production Department, formerly NCC Bolig, which is in charge of the company's Danish construction projects.

Kenneth Eilersen, Project Manager

Kenneth Sanggaard Eilersen is project manager controlling the various building projects at Gefion Group. With more than 18 years of experience from the building industry, Kenneth has broad experience with many different types of constructions; refurbishing, residential building and large construction projects such as the Copenhagen Metro Expansion, DR Koncerthuset and recently, railway bridges involving the train connections at the Femern bridge project. Kenneth recently worked at MT Højgaard’s department of infrastructure, responsible for the implementation af large constuctions.

Jan B. Andsersen, Assistant Project Manager

Jan B. Andersen is employed as an assistant project manager and manages various construction projects at Gefion Group. Jan also oversees the safety of Gefion Group's buildings. With his 10 years as an independent blacksmith, he has supplied large and small steel structures in the construction industry, among other DR Concert Hall and Gentofte Hospital. Jan has previously worked with industrial design and product development. Jan comes from a position as contract manager at NCC Renovation, where he helped renovate the Falkoner Center.

Jens Kjærsgaard, Property Inspector

Jens Kjærsgaard is Property Inspector in Gefion Group and supervises the operation of the company's properties, contacts to administrators, craftsmen, tenants and buyers, etc. in relation to Gefion Group's projects. He comes from Privatbo, where he has been responsible for the operation and maintenance of housing and business leases.

(+45) 22 12 32 32

Christina Christensen, Sales Executive

Christina Christensen is Sales Manager in Gefion Group. Christina works with investor relations and has extensive experience within the financial sector. She has solid skills with financial advisory and customer care at decision-making level.

(+45) 31 17 40 40

Marie Melby Høj, General Counsel

Marie is inhouse general counsel and manages the legal aspects of Gefion Group’s projects. Marie has previously worked as a lawyer at Accura Lawyer Partnership in the Department of Real Estate.

Niklas Stentoft Klug, General Counsel

Niklas is inhouse general counsel and manages the legal aspects of Gefion Group’s projects with a special focus on construction law. Niklas previously specialized in construction law as a lawyer at Molt Wengel law firm.

Hanne Sehested, Marketing Manager

Hanne is head of marketing at Gefion Group working on all aspects of marketing and PR. Hanne holds a MSc in business administration and has more than 15 years of experience with marketing and PR in the property development business. Hanne has previously held positions in NCC, SJÆLSØ Gruppen and the science park Scion at DTU.

Hans Junker, Financial Controller

Hans is employed as financial controller at Gefion Group and works with budgeting and finance across the development projects. Hans has an MSc in finance and accounting from Copenhagen Business School. During his studies Hans has worked in various parts of the real estate industry.

Christina Jakobsen, Legal Secretary

Christina is legal secretary in Gefion Group and assists Gefion Groups legal counsel on a variety of legal and administrative tasks. Christina has for more than 11 years worked as a legal secretary at i.e. Accura Law Firm in their real estate department.

(+45) 27 45 78 54

Helle Pop Hansen , Accountant

Helle is an acountant in Gefion Group and assists with the bookkeeping. Helle has many years of experience in accounting.

Elly Gad, Executive Assistant

Elly is employed as an Executive Assistant in the Gefion Group. She assists the management of Gefion Group with various administrative tasks. Elly has worked as chief secretary for over 30 years, including 6 years at North Media A / S and before that 24 years at Tryg A/S.

(+45) 30 71 30 69

Katinka Thyssen Neumann, Piccoline

Katinka is a piccoline in Gefion Group and assists with various service tasks. Katinka has several years experience in service.

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