62 years old. MA in Danish language and literature and Master of Public Administration.
From 1975 teacher of Danish language and literature at business schools.
Since 1988 head of several Danish youth education institutions: business school, social and health care school and gymnasiums (high schools).
Founder of the Oerestad Gymnasium in 2005, a popular Danish gymnasium (high school), known for the media profile, ICT pedagogy, open learning spaces and innovative and student engaging teaching methods.
Participates in public debate in Denmark on educational topics. Speaker at Danish and international seminars and conferences.