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Changes in management at Department of Chemistry

Jacob Ramsay, Henrik Birkedal, and Jørgen Skibsted

Jacob Ramsay, Henrik Birkedal, and Jørgen Skibsted. Photo: AU

Jacob Ramsay has accepted a position at the Danish Technological Institute as Head of Section within the center “Products and Materials” from 01 March 2022. Therefore, Jacob will resign from his position as Head of Secretariat at Department of Chemistry. A call for a new Head of Secretariat is in process, and until a new recruitment is in place, Birgit Schiøtt will be the personnel leader of the secretariat, while Lene Conley and Birgitte Lodberg will be the day-to-day managers.
We thank Jacob for his contributions to the department, and wish him the best with his future endeavors.


Henrik Birkedal will step down as Deputy Head of Department for Education and as head of the Education Committee and responsible for the Chemistry study program.
With this implemented on 01 February 2022, Henrik wishes to dedicate more time to his many other obligations.
We thank Henrik for his major contributions to the department during his work in these roles.
Henrik will however continue as a member of the management team and the teaching committee.


Jørgen Skibsted will be appointed as Deputy Head of Department for Education and as head of the Education Committee and responsible for the Chemistry study program.
Jørgen will step out of the Business Committee as a consequence.
We wish Jørgen the very best in these new roles.