The Board of Active Owners Denmark is working for the interests of our members. The Board represents in unity the ecosystem of active owners, investors and relevant advisors in Denmark with the scope of work to promote and establish a healthy investment environment in Denmark consisting of stabile and beneficial conditions.
The Board leads and supports the Association’s work to ensure and develop the interests of the members, and purposefully focus on the work of expanding and qualifying the knowledge of the entire investment ecosystem in Denmark.
This is obtained through the press, member events and meeting with other stakeholders, where the work of our members, namely investment risk, active ownership, development of growth companies, professionalisation and expansion of enterprises nationally and globally, are the main topics.
Executive Chairman, Axcel
Mr Frigast has a background in the banking sector. In 1994, he founded Axcel Management as Denmark's first private equity firm. Since then, he and his team have selected companies with growth potential, investing some EUR 1bn and returning almost EUR 4bn to investors. The current company portfolio is valued at around EUR 0.5bn. MSc (Econ.) from the University of Copenhagen with additional qualifications in corporate strategy and executive management from Stanford University and The Wharton School.
Managing Partner, Polaris
Partner, Heartcore Capital
Managing partner, Seed Capital Management I/S
Ulla has more than 20 years of experience working with innovation and business.
She has an extensive network within venture, media and the political sphere.
Board positions; Amminex, Expanite, DVCA, Tivoli, the Oticon Foundation, WDI and the Mary Foundation.
Ulla holds an MBA from Columbia Business School in business strategy, marketing and Corporate Finance.
Chief Executive Officer of Vækstfonden since 2019.
General partner, Rulebreaker Ventures
Gregers Kronborg is venture partner of Rulebreaker Ventures, serial entrepreneur, non-executive director and business angel. Gregers is living in London, and focus on Danish growth companies. Gregers is board member of companies such as TrustPilot and Fintech Solution Lab, and served on the boards of Napatech and Asetek during their early development and their respective IPO’s. Gregers also serves as deputy Chairman of the Danish Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, Chairman of the venture segment of DVCA. Gregers holds a MsC in Engineering and a Bachelor BA.
Partner, Kromann Reumert
Managing General Partner, Sunstone Life Science Ventures.
Søren Lemonius is Managing General Partner in Sunstone Life Science Ventures and he has particular focus on Sunstone’s Investor relations and investment strategy and also represents Sunstone’s interest in selected portfolio companies.
Søren has been involved in 14 of Sunstone portfolio companies of which Evolva Ltd (listed in 2005), Biomonitor A/S (sold to EuroDiagnostics AB in 2017), Nuevolution AB (listed in 2016, sold to Amgen in 2019) and Symphogen (sold to Servier in 2020) have been among the more notable. Søren is currently on the board of Galecto Biotech.
Søren has 18 years’ experience from corporate management in R&D-intensive companies as innovation Manager at FOSS Analytical (a food diagnostics company) and as Chief Technology Officer at Danionics (an electronic component company) prior to being one of three founding partners of Sunstone and he holds a master’s degree in Experimental Cell Biology from the University of Southern Denmark.