Air Greenlands management and board

Air Greenland is a public limited company, 100% owned by the Greenland Self-Government.


Air Greenland's management consists of six items. The company's executive board includes the CEO, CFO, commercial director, technical director, director of aircraft operations and director of HR.


The Board of Directors hires the CEO, who hires for the remaining five directorships.

The board also consists of nine posts, where six of the members are appointed by the Greenland Self-Government, and three are appointed by the employees.


The Board of Directors is appointed annually at an ordinary general meeting.

Jacob Nitter Soersensen CEO Air Greenland


Jacob Nitter Sørensen

Mogens E. Jensen
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)

Jørn E. Rasmussen
COO (Chief Operational Officer)

Kasper Thomsen Rungfeldt 
CCO (Chief Commercial Director)

Mads B. Christensen
CHRO (Chief Human Resources Officer) 

Inga Dora G. Markussen 
CSO (Chief Sustainability Officer)


Read more about our boardmembers below

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Malik Hegelund Olsen

Chair of the Board since May 2024 Appointed by the Government of Greenland in 2019

Profession and board positions
Corporate Sustainability Manager, Royal Greenland A/S (2022)
Board member, Kofoed School Nuuk

Educational background
Graduate Diploma in Business Administration – Organisation, University of Greenland
Production engineer, Copenhagen University College of Engineering

Skills and experience
Economic exploitation, personnel management, project management

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Steen Jensen

Vice chair (2020). Appointed by the Government of Greenland in 2019

Business and board positions
Lawyer and partner, Bech-Bruun
Board member, Ikano Property FE A / S

Educational background
LLM, University of London
Cand.jur., University of Copenhagen

Competencies and experience
Stock exchange and capital market, financing, regulatory matters, company law, strategy and good corporate governance

Bodil Marie Damgaard (5)

Bodil Marie Damgaard

Appointed by the Government of Greenland in 2016. Chairwoman of the Board from 2020 to may 2024.

Profession and board positions
EVP HR & Communication, Royal Greenland (2023)

Educational background
Master of Arts in Communication Studies from Roskilde University
Bachelor degree in Business Studies

Skills and experience
Communication, marketing, HR, management and strategy

Bestyrelse Charlotte Pedersen

Charlotte Pedersen

Appointed by the Government of Greenland in 2023

Profession and board positions
Business owner Pegasus Consilium SarL
Board member and Committee Chairman Wizzair Holdings Plc.
Board member AlphaTrains Group SarL

Educational background
Certified International Director, INSEAD and ILA
Master of Business Administration MBA
Officer and Pilot in the Air Force

Skills and experience
Management, strategy, international business development, ESG, risk and crisis management and hospitality

Ella Grødem Web

Ella Grødem

Appointed by the Government of Greenland in 2024

Profession and board positions
Business owner - Two Ravens ApS (adventure tourism) (2023)

Educational background
Cand.Ling.Merc - International Communication and Marketing from Aarhus School of Business
BA in Business Languages from the University of Southern Denmark
Management2 - Relead

Skills and experience
Tourism, communication, marketing, digital platforms, strategy.

Rob Gurney

Appointed by the Government of Greenland in 2024

More information on the way
HG Ikast Business Scholl

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Henrik Maule Steinbacher

Employee-elected since 2013

Pilot, Dash 8 (1997)
Flight instructor (2004)

Educational background
Pilot (1997)

Skills and experience
Management and strategy, aviation, engineering

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Claus Motzfeldt

Employee-elected since 2017

(Employee-elected 2005-2014)

Chief Mechanic (1996)

Educational background
Flight mechanic, Civil Aviation School in Dragør

Skills and experience
Engineering, aviation, management and charter

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Tina Chemnitz

Profession and board positions
Procurement Manager, Air Greenland (2023)
Logistic Manager, Air Greenland (2008)
Purchasing dept, Air Greenland (1998)

Educational background
Diploma management education
Project Management, IPMA D certified

Skills and experience
Leadership, airline, LEAN, budgeting, negotiations, transport and logistics.

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Annual reports

CSR 2021 15

Half-yearly report