Manager of the Main Library in Aarhus, Denmark
An educated librarian with a supplementary Masters degree in Public Management (MPM) from 2003. During the past years, The Main Library in Aarhus has focused on transforming routine library services from being staff driven into carrying a high level of user self-service. The library development strategy on staff competencies is the support of user processes and development of the interactive library supporting both lifelong- and experience based learning. Currently, the Main Library is working with transforming from the familiar library in the building from 1934 to Dokk1, the new library and Citizens’ Services on the seafront opened June 2015.
Library Space. Inspiration for Buildings and Design. The Danish Library Association, 2009
Space for Change. Dokk1 – Aarhus’ new meeting place. Aarhus Kommunes Biblioteker, 2015
Goals, planning and operation of the Main Library
Development of transformation strategies– from Main Library to Urban Mediaspace
Contribution to the development of the Urban Mediaspace.
Librarian DB Aalborg 1977
Strategic Management and Project Management – 5-byerne
Master in Public Management (MPM) University of Southern Denmark 2003
”Halmstadgruppen” – Nordic Conference Group
Idea group for the Urban Mediaspace
Masterclass in library building
Next Library – international initiatives in Aarhus
Sponsor for INELI (International Network of Emerging Library Innovators) – Global Libraries/Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation