Lars has been the leading public affairs consultant on European and international affairs in Denmark since 1980. Together with Karen-Annette Madsen, Lars founded FIPRA Denmark which joined the network as a founder member in 2000. A lecturer at the Copenhagen Business School, Lars has also been a member of the European Union’s Committee of the Regions since 1998. From 1980-1989, Lars worked at the European Parliament as Personal Advisor to several Danish members, including the Parliament’s former Vice-President and Danish Minister of Finance Poul Møller. Lars spent four years with the Federation of Danish Mechanical Engineering and Metal-Working Industries from 1976-1980 and prior to this worked with the Confederation of Danish Industries until 1976. Lars graduated in Business Economics from the Copenhagen Business School.