- Chairman of the Danish National Commission for UNESCO, and vice president of Unesco’s International Governmental Bioethics Committee.
- Former Vice-chancellor, University of Copenhagen and chairman of the Rector´s Conference.
- Member of the European Group on Ethics in Science and New Technologies.
- Member of the board of trustees to the Foundation of Queen Margrethe of Denmark and Prince Henrik of Denmark.
- Former member of the Danish Globalisation Council, chaired by the Prime Minister.
(Last updated: July 9, 2013)