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Board, Directorate and Organisation

Board, Directorate and Organisation

This page is about the organisation of Business Academy Southwest. The board (B) is the academy’s highest authority and they authorise the principal and the directorate of the academy (D) to manage the academy. Business Academy Southwest is organised into cross-disciplinary centres (T), knowledge clusters plus administration and infrastructure (A).

The board (B) is the academy’s highest authority and manages our interests as an educational and knowledge institution. The board lay down the guidelines for the academy’s organisation, long-term activities and development.

The board assembles four times a year. The board manages the overall and strategic management of Business Academy Southwest and ensures that the quality of the courses is high, that the courses are developed and that the operation of the academy is efficient.

The Board

Chairman Johanne Gregersen, Danish Association of Professional Technicians

Deputy Chairman Tonny Nielsen, Danish Metalworkers’ Union

Leif Bjerre Hermansen, Jens Lysholdts Eftf. A/S

Dan Alsted Nielsen, Danfoss A/S

Henny Fiskbæk Jensen, HK/Private

Peter Amstrup, managing director, Rybners

Erik Lauritzen, Sonderborg Municipality

Allan Østergaard, Executive Vice President & COO, VIKING Life-Saving Equipment

Kim Nikolajsen, Nordea

Jesper Ottosen, member of staff, EASV

Mogens Frølich, member of staff EASV

Alexander Ipsen, student at EASV (Computer scientist)

Thomas Kildal, student at EASV (constructing architect)

Principal Henrik Larsen takes part in board meetings as a non-voting member.

The directorate is comprised of the principal, the deputy principal, the education manager and the finance and administration manager.


Principal Henrik Larsen

Deputy Principal Søren Haahr Jensen

Education Manager Anne-Mette Tønnesen

Finance and Administration Manager Lisbeth S. Ljungstrøm

The principal is responsible for management of the academy in line with the guidelines laid down by the board. The performance contract 2015, 2016 and 2017 can be viewed here. The remaining members of the directorate perform their functions on the authority of the principal.

Business Academy Southwest is organised into cross-disciplinary centres (T), education areas (V) plus administration and infrastructure.

Each education areas has a head who is responsible for the courses and the staff belonging to the cluster.

The cross-disciplinary centres

The cross-disciplinary centres (T) have the following areas of responsibility:

Campus Sonderborg

Communication & marketing




Business & applied science

Education areas

Administration and Infrastructure

Administration and Infrastructure are responsible for the following functions:




Careers guidance


Buildings and refectory/canteen

Contact the student counseling in Esbjerg

You can contact the student counseling in Esbjerg via the following:
E-mail: studievejledning-vest@easv.dk
Phone: +45 4199 1299
Opening hours in Esbjerg
12.00 - 14.00
09.30 - 11.30 (only by telephone)
09.30 - 11.30
09.30 - 11.30 (only by telephone)
12.00 - 14.00

Contact the student counseling in Sønderborg

You can contact the student counseling in Sønderborg via the following:
E-mail: studievejledning-syd@easv.dk
Phone: +45 4199 1200
Opening hours in Sønderborg
09.30 - 11.30 (only by telephone)
09.00 - 11.00
12.00 - 14.00
10.00 - 14.00 (only by telephone)