Lars offers unique insights into the funding and procurement processes within public healthcare from more than 13 years in strategic public procurement.
For 3.5 years, he was New Business Development Manager at Corporate Procurement in The Capital Region of Denmark - a group of 11 public hospitals around the city of Copenhagen accounting for more than 30% of the total Danish healthcare system. His responsibilities included innovation and business development as well as strategic partnerships within Public-Private Innovation and Value-Based Healthcare. Before that, he was Lead Strategic Buyer in the group and responsible for investments and procurement of medical equipment and life science technology. Lars has led more than 150 public procurement tenders/negotiations and holds a national track record of successfully completing 7 large-scale Public-Private Innovation projects. Lars is also a leading promoter of Value-Based Procurement and internationally recognized for pioneering Next-Generation Public Procurement to leverage healthcare innovation.
Lars is internationally recognized as a thought leader within Value-Based Procurement and new healthcare business models. In 2019, he co-founded Rethink Value – an international Value-Based Healthcare think tank. Lars is also a mentor within the Danish Technical University (DTU) where he supports life science start-up companies in business development. He is very engaged in the Danish start-up ecosystem and also executive advisor to investment funds.
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Telephone - +4526844773
2020-2021: Head of domestic manufacturing (during COVID-19), The National Operative Staff (NOST)
2017-2021: New Business Development Manager and Head of Innovative Procurement & Strategic Partnerships, Corporate Procurement, The Capital Region of Denmark, Hillerød, Denmark
Danish National Police Advisory boards (2018-2021) Board of Innovative Public Tenders (Danish Ministry of Industry, Business & Financial Affairs) National Board of Healthcare Innovation (Danish Regions) Texas-Denmark BioBridge (Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs) Health Tech Hub Copenhagen (deep tech incubator) Forum for value-adding procurement in healthcare (Danish Regions)
2007-2017: Lead strategic buyer of medtech and life science investments, Corporate Procurement, The Capital Region of Denmark, Hillerød, Denmark
2006: AP Graduate in Logistic Management (SCM), Niels Brock Copenhagen Business College, Denmark