Professor Per Holten-Andersen has been president of Copenhagen Business School since 2012. With an academic education and a PhD in forest economics, Per Holten-Andersen has a broad focus, not only economics but also on environmental and ethical aspects of economic activity. Prior to his position as president of CBS, he held management positions as head of department and rector of the Royal Veterinary and Agricultural University. After the merger between the Veterinary and Agricultural University with the University of Copenhagen in 2007, Per Holten-Andersen continued as dean of the Faculty of Life Sciences at Copenhagen University.
Per Holten-Andersen is strongly committed to developing the university’s role in society as a driver of innovation and growth with a clear focus on responsible management, ethics, and corporate social responsibility. This is reflected in CBS’ current strategy: ‘Business in Society’.