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Birgitte Skadhauge

Vice President at Carlsberg Group

Redmond, Washington

Dr Birgitte Skadhauge is the head of Danish beer brand Carlsberg’s Research Laboratory, in charge of science, innovation and research.

She studied biotechnology, genetics and biochemistry at the University of Copenhagen and has a PhD in genetics and biochemistry.

Dr Skadhauge oversees Carlsberg’s science and research activities within the entire Carlsberg group. She also works closely with product development and the commercial parts of the business and collaborates with universities on scientific projects and publishing scientific results in journals.

Carlsberg’s headquarters are in Copenhagen.

In recent years Carlsberg has had an increasing focus on sustainability and have implemented measures to reduce their carbon footprint and water waste.