Experts & Staff

Lykke Friis

ECFR co-chair
Director of the Danish Think Tank Europa


Lykke Friis is Director of the Danish Think Tank Europa, focusing on European Affairs. She currently also serves as Chair of the board of House of Energy and is President of the Danish Cancer Society. Furthermore, she is on the Board of the Rockwool Foundation and Team Denmark. Friis is former Prorector for Education at the University of Copenhagen, former Minister of Climate and Energy, as well as former Minister for Gender Equality. She has held close to twenty honorary offices, including Member of the EU Reflection group appointed by the European Council. Friis holds a PhD in international politics from the University of Copenhagen.