Britta Thomsen (GS7EU)
Adjunct Professor, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Politician and Former Member of European Parliament, Denmark.
Panel 5: Realising the full scope of policy impact through strategic alliances among key players
Britta Thomsen is at present adjunct professor at Copenhagen Business School (CBS) and owner of Britta Thomsen Consulting. She was member of the European Parliament from 2004-2014. She was full member of the committee of Industry and Research including vice-chair from 2004-2007. She was also a full member during the whole term of the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality and elected as coordinator of the Group of Socialists and Democrats.
Britta Thomsen was the rapporteur of the Parliament's report on Women and Science in 2008. She has been a speaker on the subject at a variety of conferences. She is collaborating with the European Institute for Gender Equality in Vilnius which is now doing a European survey on women and science. She was originally trained as an Historian MA and has additional courses in Portuguese and Spanish languages from Aarhus University, University of Lisbon and The Nordic Africa Institute in Uppsala, Sweden.