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New Head of Secretariat

We are delighted to present Katrine Mikkelsen as the new head of secretariat at the Department of Chemistry.

Katrine Mikkelsen in front of the department main entrance.
Katrine Mikkelsen is the new head of secretariat at the Department of Chemistry. Photo: Jakob Laust Hviid

Katrine has a Master’s degree from our department (2009) and comes from a position at the Dean’s Office at the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Aarhus University. Here, she is an advisor to the dean and vice deans, supporting them in areas such as strategy, development and education. Before that, Katrine worked with student recruitment. In total, Katrine has worked at the faculty for 12 years.

In short, it’s an experienced new colleague that joins our department, and Head of Department Birgit Schiøtt is naturally excited about the new addition: “Katrine is an experienced advisor, and she knows the Aarhus University system and its key areas very well. She has worked extensively with management support, knows the ins and outs of a secretariat, and is very good at structuring processes – all are key in this position. We are very much looking forward to working with her.”

Katrine is also thrilled to start her new job: “I’m very excited to return to the Department of Chemistry – this time as an employee. I also look forward to getting to know everybody much better and to contribute to the operation and development of the department for the benefit of all staff and students.”

As head of secretariat, Katrine will have the responsibility for the department secretariat, consisting of eight employees. Furthermore, she will be a crucial advisor to the management team as well as to the scientific and technical staff.

Katrine starts her new job on Monday 2 May 2022.