We are very fortunate to have engaging alumni that join our board to represent their class and alumni at large.

The current CBS MBA Alumni Society board was elected at the General Assembly on 31 March, 2020. You can read more about the board members below and more about the board work and the election process here.


Charlotte Fly Andersen

Role: Chairman of the Board

Charlotte has been on the board since 2006, first as a member and in the past 6 years as Chairman of the Board. Charlotte is Head of Retail Sales, People & Culture at Frederik Bagger,

Chapter: Full-time MBA Chapter 2 – 2005

LinkedIn: https://dk.linkedin.com/in/charlotteflyandersen

Claudia S. Mathiasen

Role: Vice-Chairman of the Board

Claudia has been on the board since 2011. She is currently taking up the role of vice-chair and supports the Society on legal matters. Claudia is a lawyer and managing partner at Winsløw Law Firm. She has also been the Chairman of Association of Women Business Owners until 2016.

Chapter: Executive MBA Chapter 14 – 2008

LinkedIn: https://dk.linkedin.com/in/claudiamathiasen

Shelby King-Grubert

Role: Member

Shelby was elected to the board in 2020. Since 2018, she has been working as a manager for the IT consultancy Immeo. Prior to that she has held roles at Carlsberg, Velux and MAN Diesel and Turbo. Before moving to Denmark to pursue her MBA, she was working in her native country, the US.

Chapter: Full-time MBA Chapter 7 – 2010

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shelby-king-grubert-59850a5/

Per Thomas Dahl

Role: Member

Per Thomas was elected to the board in 2015. He is now the Director of CLT Denmark which supplies CLT elements to the construction industry, increasing the use of IT in this sector, while holding benefits to the sustainability agenda.

Chapter: Executive MBA Chapter 12 – 2006

LinkedIn: https://dk.linkedin.com/pub/per-thomas-dahl/0/786/9a2

Isaac van der Mark

Role: Member

Isaac was elected to the board in 2017. He has previously worked for A.P Moller- Maersk as Head of Corporate Finance and is now Finance Director at Pandora.

Chapter: Executive MBA – Chapter 22 – 2016

LinkedIn: https://dk.linkedin.com/in/isaac-van-der-mark-a82204

Paul Hargreaves

Role: Member

Paul joined the board in 2020. He has recently started working as the Chief Development Officer for the biotech company ResoTher Pharma. He has been engaged as an mentor for MBA students as well as entrepreneurs in CBS’ incubator, CSE. Paul has enjoyed a long career in pharma and has also worked for the Danish company Leo Pharma during his time in Denmark.

Chapter: Executive MBA – Chapter 22 – 2016

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulhargreaves/

Poul Hedegaard

Role: CBS representative

Poul Hedegaard is the CBS MBA Director for both the Executive and Full-time MBA Programs. Poul joined CBS in 2012 and has been representing CBS in the board meetings since 2013. Poul has an MBA from the Swiss school EIPM.

LinkedIn: https://dk.linkedin.com/pub/poul-hedegaard/2/3a7/75b

Maria Valentin Palgaard

Role: CBS representative

Maria is the MBA Alumni Relations Manager for both the Executive and Full-time MBA Programs at CBS. She has been with the MBA Programs since 2021, having previously lived and worked in London.

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariapalgaard/