Denmark Member Committee

Membership of the Danish National Committee of WEC (WEC Denmark) provides direct contact to the Danish, Nordic and international energy world. Many Danish companies use WEC in various markets including contact care and commercial leads. The members of WEC Denmark include energy companies, research institutions, industrial companies, professional organisations, associations, authorities, consultants and contractors, educational institutions and universities.

Chair: Claus Møller
Secretary: Niels Michael Petersen

Niels’ scientific training is in agronomy (Cand Agro) specialized in plant pathology. But since 1987 his career has been in science policy and administration in a Danish, Nordic and European context. Niels has a broad knowledge and understanding of the research system in the European countries and in depth knowledge about the Nordic countries and Denmark.

Since 2007 Niels has worked at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) as executive secretary to the board of directors for Research Center Risø and now in a similar position at Department of Energy Conversion and Storage also at DTU.

From 2003-2007 Niels worked for the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Danish Strategic Research Council. From 1995-2003 he was scientific advisor in science and technology at the Nordic Council of Ministers serving the ministers for science and education from the five Nordic countries. 1991-1995 Niels worked for the European Science Foundation as scientific secretary covering life science and 1987-1991 he worked for the Ministry of Education and the National research councils.