Kim Dam-Johansen

Kim Dam-Johansen

Born: 1958

Re-elected in 2017. Elective in 2020

Competencies and special tasks of members of the Board of Trustees

Education

  • PhD in Chemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (1987)
  • MSc in Chemical Engineering (1983)

Professional experience

  • Professor, Head of the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark (2000-)
  • Group Vice President of R&D, Hempel A/S (1998-2000)
  • Professor, Technical University of Denmark (1993-)
  • Associate Professor, Technical University of Denmark (1990-1993)
  • Assistant Professor, Technical University of Denmark (1986-1990)

Positions within the Hempel Group

  • Member of the Board of Trustees of the Hempel Foundation (2005-)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Hempel Holding A/S (2009-)
  • Member of the Investment Committee of the Hempel Foundation (2010-)

Other positions of trust

  • Head of MSc-Education at the Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research
  • Member of the VGB Scientific Advisory Board, Germany
  • Member of the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences
  • Chairman of the Danish Technical Chemical Foundation
  • Member of steering committees and scientific advisory boards of Danish and international research programs, conferences and evaluation committees

Academic awards and honours

  • Einstein Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China (2011)
  • Honorary Professor, Institute of Process Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, (2011)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, Aabo Academy University, Finland (2011)

Independence

  • Since the Technical University of Denmark receives donations from the Hempel Foundation and Professor Kim Dam-Johansen is Head of the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the Technical University, he cannot be considered independent