Organisation

Offices in the authority

Management

Jakob Hald

Director General

Jakob Hald

Bitten Thorgaard Sørensen

Deputy Director

Bitten Thorgaard Sørensen

Jacob Schaumburg-Müller

Deputy Director

Jacob Schaumburg-Müller

Mette Rose Skaksen

Deputy Director

Mette Rose Skaksen

Administrations Office (ADM)

Bjarne Bach Østergaard

Head of Division

Bjarne Bach Østergaard

  • Financial management

  • Management information

  • It and security

  • Service and purchase

  • Web development, analysis and statistics

Office of the Management (DS)

Lene Milthers

Head of Division

Lene Milthers

  • Operation of the management including arrangement of meetings, seminars etc.

  • Coordination and quality assurance of Ministry service

  • EU-coordination for the authority

  • Strategic projects and project coordination

  • Development of HR and organization

  • Internal courses in servicing the Ministry and project management

Communication Division (KOM)

Hanne Arentoft

Head of Division

Hanne Arentoft

  • Press handling

  • Internal communication and intranet maintenance

  • Informing consumers, businesses and authorities on consumer and competition matters

  • Managing the authority’s social media presence

  • Supervising the authority’s communication, presentations, language, design etc.

  • Editing, producing and coordinating content for online channels

Consumer Policy Division (FORCE)

Flemming Steen Nielsen

Head of Division

Flemming Steen Nielsen

  • Contribution to the innovation of projects and policy initiatives

  • Strengthening our work on evidence-based policy development, eg through experiments

  • Developing policy and legislative proposals as well as issue of rules on consumer relations

  • Servicing Ministry, Department and Parliament on concrete inquiries

  • Supervising international assignments on consumer-related issues

  • Consumer Europe and the European Consumer Centres Network

Market Analysis and Economics Division (MØK)

Niels Enemærke

Head of Division

Niels Enemærke

  • Analyses on competition and consumer issues

  • Market analyses

  • Financial quality assurance, sparring and providing guidance on competition matters

  • Financial method development

  • Maintaining financial knowledge across the authority

  • Chief economist working group

Competition Law Division (KJUR)

Tine Rønde

Head of Division

Tine Rønde

  • Preparing, proposing and issuing rules and bills on competition matters

  • Juridical sparring in competition cases

  • Peer review in council cases

  • General guidance and prevention on competition matters

  • International cooperation

  • Juridical method development

  • Guidance on the public administration and public records rules

  • Internal courses on competition rules and public administration rules

  • Preparation of competition council meetings

Media and Mergers Division (MTF)

Søren Bo Rasmussen

Head of Division

Søren Bo Rasmussen

  • Enforcement of merger rules across all businesses. Enforcement of competition rules, market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • Media

  • Tele

  • Sport

  • Entertainment and culture

  • Publishing houses

Retail, Industry, Primary Sector and Health Division (DIPS)

Louise Kastfelt

Head of Division

Louise Kastfelt

  • Enforcement of competition rules, market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • Food

  • Agriculture

  • Manufacturing industry

  • Health and medical

  • Retail

Construction, Energy and Transport Division (BET)

Jens Gormsen

Head of Division

Jens Gormsen

  • Enforcement of competition rules, market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • Transportation

  • Infrastructure

  • Energy

  • Environment

  • Forestry

  • Building and construction

  • Auto

Digital Platforms Division (CDP)

Michael Christian Høg Riis

Head of Division

Michael Christian Høg Riis

  • Tasks in relation to digital platforms:

  • Enforcement of competition rules in relation to digital platforms

  • Competition analyses of digital platforms

  • Initiatives targeted Danish companies and other stakeholders

  • Analyses on big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, algorithms and their use

  • Enforcement of rules that address fairness and transparency for businesses in platform-to-business relations (P2B law)

  • Enforcement of competition rules and payment services rules. Market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • Service

  • IT

  • Finance

  • Insurance

  • Payment services

  • Supervision with debit card fees as per payment rules

Digital Platforms Division (CDP)

Claus Bjørn Galbo-Jørgensen

Head of Division

Claus Bjørn Galbo-Jørgensen

  • Tasks in relation to digital platforms:

  • Enforcement of competition rules in relation to digital platforms

  • Competition analyses of digital platforms

  • Initiatives targeted Danish companies and other stakeholders

  • Analyses on big data, machine learning, artificial intelligence, algorithms and their use

  • Enforcement of rules that address fairness and transparency for businesses in platform-to-business relations (P2B law)

  • Enforcement of competition rules and payment services rules. Market monitoring and servicing the Competition Council, Ministry and providing response on hearing requests regarding the following industries:

  • Service

  • IT

  • Finance

  • Insurance

  • Payment services

  • Supervision with debit card fees as per payment rules

Investigation and Cartels Division (EKA)

Stefan Kobbernagel

Head of Division

Stefan Kobbernagel

  • Investigating cartels

  • Investigation strategy

  • Planning and coordinating investigations

  • Leniency

  • Cooperation with the State Prosecutor for Serious Economic and International Crime

  • Method development within cartel cases

  • Penalty cases within competition matters

  • Guidance on rules of law

  • International cooperation on cartel issues

Public Procurement Division (OK)

Kenneth Skov Jensen

Head of Division

Kenneth Skov Jensen

  • Proposal of bills and issue of rules regarding public procurement

  • Analyses and policy proposals on public procurement

  • Information and guidance on public procurement rules

  • Operation of online portal for public procurement

  • International cooperation on public procurement

Water Division (VAND)

Tone Madsen

Head of Division

Tone Madsen

  • Setting price ceilings and economic limits for Danish water companies

  • Benchmarking and setting requirements for water companies

  • Supervision on compliance of the economic limits

  • Handling complaints in relation to economic limits

  • Handling municipal reporting in accordance with water supply rules

Office of the Consumer Ombudsman (FO)

Andreas Weidemann

Head of Division

Andreas Weidemann

  • Authority for compliance with the Danish Marketing Practises Act and other consumer protection legislation

  • Concrete marketing cases, projects etc.

  • Negotiation of guidelines and guidances

  • Carrying criminal proceedings and conducting civil lawsuit in courts

  • International cooperation on consumer protection enforcement

Office of the Consumer Ombudsman (FO)

Head of Division

Louise Christophersen

  • Authority for compliance with the Danish Marketing Practises Act and other consumer protection legislation

  • Concrete marketing cases, projects etc.

  • Negotiation of guidelines and guidances

  • Carrying criminal proceedings and conducting civil lawsuit in courts

  • International cooperation on consumer protection enforcement

Group HR

Catharina Winterberg

Head of Division

Catharina Winterberg

  • We are servicing more than 2000 employees and managers in the Danish Ministry of Industry, Business and Financial Affairs and its seven authorities. Eg. in relation to recruitment, organizational development, administration of personnel, law etc.