Christine Bosse is a Danish businesswoman with a global mindset. She has distinguished herself by her dedication to ambitious company goals, growth and sustainability and by the remarkable results she has achieved through strong leadership, clear governance and efficient turnarounds.

Today Chritine Bosse works full-time as board member in international orientated companies. She serves as director of the board in Allianz and TDC and as chairman of BankNordik, Tele Greenland and Nunaoil.

Additionally, she serves as chairman of BØRNEfonden and The Danish European Movement as well as she is actively engaged with Copenhagen Business School, Norwegian School of Economics and the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Successful loyalty programs, digitization and growth in top and bottom line are the key issues associated with her career in operational and top management. In her latest book ‘The Boss – about balanced leadership’ (2014) she generously shares her thoughts and experiences from her many years with Executive Management in Tryg, where she served as Group CEO from 2003 until 2011 – for facts and figures about Tryg in the years she served as CEO please read this analysis.

Christine Bosse has a high ranking within the financial sector and her success with turnarounds, listing and establishing effective Risk and Revision Committees has been widely required across various industries. She is the former chairman of The Royal Danish Theater, Flügger, The Danish Insurance Association as well as she is former director of the board in Nordea Bank, Aker ASA and Grundfos.

In 2010 the UN Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon, appointed Christine as Advocate for the Millennium Development Goals and two times she has been appointed one of The Most Influential Business Women In The World

Christine is considered an inspirational thinker on leadership and innovation, and she is recognized for her approach to diversity, customer focus and organizational involvement and for her direct and no-nonsense communication.

Christine Bosse holds a Master of Laws and is also mother of two daughters.


2008 Strategic Agility program, Harvard Business School, USA.
2002 LinKS, Wharton University of Pennsylvania, USA.
2001 LinKS, INSEAD, France.
1997 Knowledge Management, ICBI, London.
1990 Dansk Arbejdsgiverforenings Management at Bøgehøj.
1987 Cand.jur, University of Copenhagen.

Board seats

2017 – The GIIN
2015 – TELE Greenland, Chairman
2015 – Nunaoil A/S, Chairman
2015 – BankNordik Group, Chairman
2012 – Allianz Group, Germany
2011 – TDC, Denmark
2009 – INSEAD, Danish Council

Former board seats

2012 – 2015 Royal Danish Theater – Chairman
2014 – 2015 Danish Council for Socio-Economic Companies, Chairman
2013 – 2015 ChildFund Alliance, Vice Chairman
2012 – 2015 CONCITO – Chairman
2011 – 2015 Aker ASA, Norway
2011 – 2014 Flügger – Chairman
2011 – 2014 Copenhagen Art Festival – Chairman
2008 – 2013 Nordea Bank A/S, Stockholm
2011 – 2012 Icopal, Denmark
2008 – 2012 Amlin plc., London
2006 – 2010 Forsikring og Pension, Chairman (The Danish Insurance Association)
2005 – 2009 Grundfos
2004 – 2006 TDC
2002 – 2005 Flügger
1999 – 2004 Center for Ledelse (Danish Centre for Leadership)


2017 – European Movement International, Board member
2015 – Europabevægelsen, Chairman
2009 – BØRNEfonden, Chairman, NGO Denmark


2015 – Ambassador of Produktionsskolerne
2015 – 2016 Ambassador of Danmission
2012 – Ambassador of Fisken


2003 – 2011  Group CEO, Tryg
1999 – 2003  Director, Tryg
1995 – 1999  Human Resource Director, Tryg
1993 – 1995  Personnel Manager, Tryg
1991 – 1993  Deputy Functional Manager, Claims & Underwriting Department, Tryg
1990 – 1991  Head of Underwriting Department, Tryg
1988 – 1990  Head of Claims Department, Tryg


Boston network
St. Gallen Symposium


2014 Recieved the Dialogue Price 2014
2014 Received Womenomics Award for global impact
2013 Adjunct professor, Copenhagen Business School
2008 Received the order Knight of Dannebrog
2008 The Lloyd award, LLOYD’S WORLDWIDE
2003 Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award


2012 Norwegian School of Economics, member of Advisory Board
2011  Copenhagen Contemporary art festival, board member
2010  United Nations Advocate for The Millennium Development Goals.
2009 & 2010 Was appointed the 22nd most influential business woman in the world by the Financial Times.
2009  Det Danske Kulturinstitut, Committee of Representatives (The Danish Cultural Institute).
2008 Honorary alumni, University of Copenhagen.
2007  Member of the lawfirm PLESNERs Advisory Board concerning board education and development
2003 – 2005 Member of the Welfare Commission, appointed by the Danish Government.


2013 “Bossen – om balance i ledelse” – book about leadership. Gyldendal Business
2009 “Det handler om at turde” – autobiography. Jens Christian Hansen & Christian Nørr. Gyldendal.
2006 Co-author of welfare report ”Fremtidens velfærd – vores valg”. Welfare Commission.
2005 Co-author of welfare report ”Fremtidens velfærd og globalisering”. Welfare Commission.
2005 Co-author of welfare report ”Fremtidens velfærd – sådan gør andre lande”. Welfare Commission.
2004 Co-author of welfare report ”Fremtidens velfærd kommer ikke af sig selv”. Welfare Commission.
2003 “På vej mod Tryg Vesta Gruppen – kultur og kommunikation som forandringsagenter” Article in Scandinavian Insurance Quarterly no. 4, 2003.
2003 Integration of immigrants  in the labor market. Contribution to Hildebrandt, Steen & Søren Brandt, 2003. Mangfoldighedsledelse. Børsen Publishers.
2003 Article: ”Privatisering skal ind ad fordøren”. Spektrum, June 2003.

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