The Louisiana Museum of Modern Art is a self-governing institution. As a private state-recognized museum, Louisiana is subject to Danish museum legislation. The museum receives about 15% in operating support from the public sector. The rest is financed through self-earnings and sponsors.

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The Museum Board

Lars Henrik Munch board chairman (chairman)
Born on 15 April 1959. Education: Cand.merc.
Joined the board April 2003 and elected chairman January 2005. Elected until May 2025

Other board positions:
Louisiana Foundation (chairman)
The museum foundation of 7 December 1966 (chairman)
Politiken Foundation and Politiken Holding A/S (chairman)
BRF Foundation (chairman)
BRFholding A/S (chairman)
BRFinvest (chairman)
The Foundation for Craft Colleges (chairman)
GUBI A/S (chairman)
GUBI Group ApS (chairman)
AX V GUBI Holding I ApS (chairman)
AX V GUBI Holding II ApS (chairman)
Novo Nordisk Foundation (vice chairman)
Kunsten – Museum of Modern Art Aalborg
Utzon Center A/S

Other positions of trust
Advisory Board for Axcel
The think tank Axcelfuture
Member of the supervisory board for the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers
Adjunct professor, IOA & MMD, Copenhagen Business School

Dorte Mandrup-Poulsen architect (deputy chairwoman)
Born on 28 July 1961. Education: Architect
Joined the board September 2006 and elected deputy chairwoman February 2015. Elected until December 2026

Other board positions
The Louisiana Foundation (Deputy chairwoman)
The Museum Foundation of 7 December 1966 (deputy chairwoman)
Art Hub Copenhagen
Nationalbank Jubilee Fund of Denmark

Other positions of trust
Honorary Professor, Royal Academy of Fine Arts School of Architecture
Member Artists’ Society, The Royal Danish Academy of Arts
Member Danish Architectural Firms (Danske Ark)
Member Academic Architects Association
Member Die Akademie Der Künste, Berlin
Adjunct professor Accademia di Architettura USI, Mendrisio, Switzerland

Minik Thorleif Rosing professor University of Copenhagen
Born on 2 February 1957. Education: Cand. Scient., Ph.D.
Joined the board May 2010. Elected until May 2025

Other board positions
The Louisiana Foundation
The Museum Foundation of 7 December 1966
National Geological Surveys for Denmark and Greenland (chairman)
Harboe Klimafond (chairman)
Ivalo & Minik Foundation (chairman)
Arctic Institute (chairman)
Denmark’s Basic Research Foundation
Nordatlantens Brygge
The Topdanmark Foundation
The Ebbe Munck Memorial Fund

Other positions of trust
Professorship University of Copenhagen
Member Royal Danish Scientific Society

Eva Boxenbaum professor Copenhagen Business School
Born November 12, 1971. Education: Master of Arts (McGill University); PhD (CBS)
Joined the board March 2022. Elected until March 2026

Other board positions
Copenhagen Business School

Other positions of trust
Professorship in organizational and management theory, Copenhagen Business School
Professorship in management, MINES ParisTech (official leave since 2018)
Head of the Center for Organizational Research on Impact (CORI), CBS
Head of studies for the Master of Management Development (MMD), CBS
Member of the management team of the Organization and Management Theory Division of the Academy of Management
Associate editor for the journal Organization Theory (SAGE, open access)
Member of the editorial board for the journal Organization Studies (SAGE)
Member of the editorial board for the book series Research in the Sociology of Organizations (Emerald)
Member of the European Group for Organizational Studies

Henrik Taudorf Lorensen CEO TAKT A/S
Born 15 July, 1971. Education: Cand.scient., Ph.D.
Joined the board March 2022. Elected until March 2026

Other board positions
Several board positions related to the TAKT Group

Other positions of trust
Member of the Design Council

Hanne Salomonsen CEO Gyldendal A/S
Born 26 February, 1971. Education: Cand.mag.
Joined the board May 2024. Elected until May 2026

Other board positions
Danske Forlag (deputy chairwoman)
A/S Information (deputy chairwoman) (deputy chairwoman)
The Royal Vajsenhus
Mentor Danmark ApS
Copenhagen Summer Festival


The day-to-day management is handled by director Poul Erik Tøjner, who took office in 2000.

Born 1959, lic.phil in Nordic philology and former art and literature critic and cultural editor at the Danish newspaper Weekendavisen.

Poul Erik Tøjner is i.a. author of several books The museums' best pictures, Per Kirkeby - Painter and Munch in his own words and Louisiana abc.

At Louisiana he has also curated many exhibitions: Cezanne & Giacometti, Warhol After Munch, Andreas Gursky, Arctic, Peter Doig, Per Kirkeby and others.


An overview of the organization's departments, as well as the name and email address of contacts.