Year of birth: 1953
Appointed (until): 2014 (2019)
Professor, Ph.D. & Dr.Phil.
Member of the Board of Directors of the Carlsberg Foundation and of the board of a publishing firm. Carl Bache is affiliated with the University of Southern Denmark, where he has specialized in English linguistics and communication, and where he is currently Head of the Doctoral School of the Humanities. In 1990, Carl Bache founded the Institute of Language and Communication - one of the biggest institutes of its kind in Northern Europe. Mr. Bache has many years of senior leadership experience from positions as research coordinator, committee chairman, departmental head, university senator and dean. For a number of years, Mr. Bache has been a member of Danish research councils and committees, i.a. as a member of the Board of the Danish Independent Research Council and chairman of the Research Policies Committee of the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters. He is a member of the board of a publishing firm and of the Board of Trustees of the art museum Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen.
In addition to his substantial management experience and his aptitude for analytical and strategic thinking, he has a highly developed intercultural understanding from his international education and international work experience.