The MFF Board of Directors consists of representatives from the dairy sector and research institutions. Additionally, the Ministry of Higher Education and Research and the Ministry of Environment and Agriculture each appoint their representative.

The Board meets as a minimum twice a year with the primary objective of distributing funds for new research projects. Additionally, training and education and research are topics of discussion at the board meetings.

The Board of Directors consists of: 

  • Hans Henrik Lund, Production Director, Arla Foods amba (Chairman)
  • Jørgen Hald Christensen, Managing Director, Danish Dairy Board 
  • Henrik J. Andersen, Head of Research, Arla Foods amba  
  • Poul J. Pedersen, Managing Director, Thise Dairy amba 
  • Jens Beierholm Poulsen, owner of Nørup Dairy A/S 
  • Erik Bisgaard Madsen, Associate Dean for research, KU-SCIENCE, University of Copenhagen 
  • Birgit Nørrung, Associate Dean for the veterinary area, KU-SUND, University of Copenhagen 
  • Lars Porskjær Christensen, Professor Institute of Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology and Environmental Technology, University of Southern Denmark
  • Brian Dohn-Bassøe, Vice President, SupplyChain Excellence, Arla Foods amba
  • Lise Berg Kildemark, Senior Mangager, Arla Strategic Innovation Center
  • Klaus Lønne Ingvartsen, Head of Department of Animal Science, Aarhus University
  • Christine Nellemann, Director of the National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark
  • Esben Skipper Sørensen, Associate professor, Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University


  • Erik Rattenborg, Veterinarian, SEGES
  • Helena Lindmark-Månsson, Adj professor, LRF Mjölk