• Øster Voldgade 10
    1350 Copenhagen K

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Curriculum vitae

Research fields:

  • Groundwater geochemical reactions, state and trends including aquifer vulnerability assessments
  • Interdisciplinary integration of groundwater related data, interpretation, synthesis, and conceptualization
  • Agricultural N-impact on environment and groundwater
  • Drinking water quality and health




1993: M.Sc. in hydrogeology, University of Aarhus, Faculty of Science

1997: Ph.D. in hydro-geochemistry, University of Aarhus, Faculty of Science


Professional positions:

2007-          Senior Scientist, Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, GEUS

2002-2006: Hydro-geochemist, Groundwater Department, County of Aarhus

1997-2001: Scientist, Danish Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Research Center for Organic Farming

1994-1995: Associate, Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis, USA

1994-1997: Ph.D.-student, Institute of Geology, University of Aarhus, Denmark



  • Denmark geological price 2016: 20 years research in impact, propagation and turnover of nitrogen especially nitrate in soil, sediments and groundwater, and transdisciplinary research in drinking water and health.
  • Certificate of Application. In recognition of the invaluable contribution as the invited presenter to the 45th IAH Congress held during 9-14 September 2018 in Daejeon, Korea.



2019: Innovation Fund Denmark project leader course at INSEAD Business School, France


Selected Experience Record – Management of Research Projects and Assignments:

  • Member of ISEG (International Symposium on Environmental Geochemistry) International Board (2016-2019).
  • Member of The Danish board of ATV soil and groundwater (2011-2016).
  • Member and treasurer of the Executive Committee of International Medical Geology Association, IMGA (2012-2016).
  • Member of Water Resource Expert Group under EuropeanGeoSurvey (2011-date).
  • External lecturer in groundwater chemistry at Geosciences, Aarhus University (2008-2012 & 2018).
  • External lecturer in groundwater chemistry, Technical University of Denmark, DTU (2022).
  • WP-leader in the Innovation Fund Denmark project rOpen: Open landscape nitrate retention mapping, 2017-2019.
  • WP-task leader in the EU Horizon2020 project Fairway: Farm systems management and governance for producing good water quality for drinking water supplies, 2017-2020.
  • Principal Investigator on the Innovation Fund Denmark project MapField: Field-scale mapping for targeted N-regulation and management, 2018-2022.
  • Editor of Scientic Reports, Nature (2019-2021)
  • Co-supervisor of 5 PhD and 4 master students

Programme Area

  • Programme Area 2: Water Resources


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