Lene Dammand Lund

Rector, The Royal Danish Academy

Lene Dammand Lund has been Rector at The Royal Danish Academy – Architecture, Design and Conservation since 2012. She is behind the vision: that the Academy must promote knowledge and talent that can support sustainable change for both the planet and humans. As a natural part of this vision, she headed the decision in 2016 to relate teaching and research at the Academy to the UN Global Goals.

Previously to her position as Rector, Lene Dammand Lund was CEO of the Danish landscape architectural firm SLA A/S. She has been Assistant Professor at The Royal Danish Academy, editor at the Danish Architectural magazine “Arkitekten” and has worked at both Danish and international design studios. She is trained as an Architect and holds an MBA.

Lene Dammand Lund is member of the board of UIA 2023. Moreover she is part of an expert group, appointed by the Minister of Culture, which will provide input for a new Danish architecture policy, The Danish Design Council and the Danish Parliament’s Inter-Political Network for the UN Global Goals.

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