Organisation

 
 

Today, the company is owned by a joint group of partners consisting of Louis Becker, Mette Kynne Frandsen, Werner Frosch (Munich), Claude Godefroy (Hong Kong), Viggo Haremst (Munich), Osbjørn Jacobsen (The Faroe Islands), Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen, Signe Kongebro, Jacob Kurek, Ingela Larsson, Lars Steffensen, Anders Sælan, Elva Tang (Hong Kong) and Søren Øllgaard.

Henning Larsen Architects is managed by a management team consisting of CEO, Mette Kynne Frandsen and Design Director, Louis Becker.

In 2008, Henning Larsen Architects established a subsidiary company in Saudi Arabia, Henning Larsen Middle East, with an office situated in central Riyadh.

Henning Larsen Architects also has an office in Munich, Germany, managed by Partner Werner Frosch, an office in Oslo, Norway, and an office in Istanbul, Turkey, managed from the office in Munich.

In the Faroe Islands, Henning Larsen Architects har an office managed by Partner Ósbjørn Jacobsen.

In 2014 Henning Larsen Architects established an office in Hong Kong, which focus on projects in Mainland China and Hong Kong. The office is managed by Managing Director and Architect Elva Tang and Design Director and Architect Claude Godefroy.

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Ownership

Ownership

Henning Larsen Architects is a private limited company.

Today, the company is owned by a joint group of partners consisting of Louis Becker, Mette Kynne Frandsen, Werner Frosch (Munich), Claude Godefroy (Hong Kong), Viggo Haremst (Munich), Osbjørn Jacobsen (The Faroe Islands), Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen, Signe Kongebro, Jacob Kurek, Ingela Larsson, Lars Steffensen, Anders Sælan, Elva Tang (Hong Kong) and Søren Øllgaard.

All partners are architects.

Louis Becker, who has been a partner since 2002 and was appointed Design Director in 2005, will continue as responsible partner for the company's activities on the global market.

Mette Kynne Frandsen has been a partner since 2002 and was appointed CEO in 2003. She is Chairwoman of the Board of Directors in all subsidiary companies.

Werner Frosch was appointed partner in 2014. He has managed the office in Munich since its foundation in 2011. He has been employed with Henning Larsen Architects since 2000.

Claude Godefroy has been a Partner since 2014 where the office in Hong Kong was established. He is the Design Director of the office and has collaborated with Henning Larsen Architects since 2008 on projects in China.

Viggo Haremst was appointed partner in 2015. He is Design Director of the German subsidiary and part of the management. His responsibilities include the development of international projects in Europe and part of Asia, including Turkey.

Osbjørn Jacobsen has been a Partner since 2014 and managed the office on the Faroe Islands. Before he was an Associate Partner and stationed in Iceland,  managing the construction of Harpa Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre. He has been emlpoyed with Henning Larsen Architects since 2000.

Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen has been a partner since 2002 and is a member of the Board of Directors as of 20 January 2014.

Signe Kongebro was appointed partner in 2014. She has been associate partner since 2008 and manages the Department of Sustainability. She is responsible for transforming new knowledge and innovation into new business opportunities.

Jacob Kurek, who has been a partner since 2009, is responsible for client relations, business and project development in the Middle East. His responsibility includes the Riyadh subsidiary, Henning Larsen Middle East. He is also part of business development in other international markets.

Ingela Larsson was appointed partner in 2014. She has been associate partner since 2007 and is responsible for rooting the architectural design methodology of Henning Larsen Architects into the company's work across offices and secure a continuous exchange of knowledge and ideas.

Lars Steffensen has been a partner since 2002 and is responsible partner for healthcare, laboratory and hospital projects.

Anders Sælan was appointed partner in 2014. He has been an associate partner since 2006 and is responsible for business development and client relations in Scandinavia.

Elva Tang has been a Partner since 2014 where the office in Hong Kong was established. She is the Managing Director of the office and has collaborated with Henning Larsen Architects since 2008 on projects in China.

Søren Øllgaard was appointed partner in 2014. He has been an associate partner since 2009 and is responsible for business development and client relations in Scandinavia.

Board of Directors

Board of Directors

As of February 1st 2016, the Board of Directors at Henning Larsen Architects A/S consists of:

Michael Pram Rasmussen (Chairman)
Martin Delfer, Managing Director
Anne Steffensen, CEO
Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen, Partner and Design Director Scandinavia
Helle Basse Larsen, Architect (elected by employees)
Lise Gandrup Jørgensen, Architect (elected by employees)

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Louis Becker

Louis Becker is Design Director and Principal Partner at Henning Larsen Architects. He has been part of the management team since 1998 and is responsible for the company's activities on the global market. He has been one of the driving forces behind a number of large Danish and international projects - from significant building icons to complex...

Mette Kynne Frandsen

Mette Kynne Frandsen has been part of the management team at Henning Larsen Architects since 1998 and was appointed CEO in 2003 with responsibility for strategy and succession planning. Thus, Mette is behind the development of an organisation that has doubled its number of employees in recent years and today occupies people from diverse...

Claude Bøjer Godefroy

Claude Bøjer Godefroy is the Design Director for Henning Larsen Architects' office in Hong Kong and since 2008, Claude has been leading several of the company’s activities in Asia.Claude has special qualifications in the concept and project development of large identity-creating projects and masterplans with a focus on designing strong, holistic...

Ósbjørn Jacobsen

As an architect and local Partner at Henning Larsen Architects, Ósbjørn has been stationed in Iceland in recent years, managing the construction of Harpa - Reykjavik Concert Hall and Conference Centre, which opened in August 2011. Thus, he has gained vast experience of leading complex large-scale building projects with a broad range of national...

Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen

Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen has been a Partner and member of the management team since 2003. Peer is Creative Director of Scandinavia and responsible for competition proposals for large Danish and Scandinavian projects with a particular focus on cultural buildings and master plans. Peer has previously been Associate Professor at the Royal Danish...

Signe Kongebro

Signe is Partner at Henning Larsen Architects and has the responsibility for converting the new knowledge and innovation into new business areas. In addition, Signe is head of Henning Larsen Architects’ Sustainability Department. The department’s purpose is to develop visions and solutions in the field of sustainable design. Moreover, the...

Jakob Kurek

Jacob is Partner in Henning Larsen Architects and Principal for the Middle East. Jacob was stationed in Riyadh from 2008 to 2012 where he set up Henning Larsen Middle East and was responsible for the company’s projects in the Arabian Peninsula. From his more than six years of involvement in projects in the Middle East, Jacob has vast experience...

Ingela Larsson

Ingela has special qualifications in the concept and project development of large identity-creating cultural projects and masterplans with main focus on designing strong, holistic solutions based on complex design parameters. Ingela has been responsible for the contact to user groups and the coordination of large international teams for several...

Lars Steffensen

Lars Steffensen has been Partner and member of the management team at Henning Larsen Architects since 2002. He is responsible for the company’s healthcare and research related projects. Lars has many years’ experience with large hospital and research projects in most of Scandinavia and a profound knowledge of the complexity characterising these...

Elva Tang

Having collaborated with Henning Larsen Architects since 2004, Elva is now the Managing Director of Henning Larsen Architects in Hong Kong. She also works as Project Director on large complex projects in China for public as well as private clients. Elva ensures the daily contact to clients, collaborating partners and interdisciplinary...

Søren Øllgaard

Søren Øllgaard is Partner and specialises in competitions, concept development, storytelling and the preliminary project stages. He takes a strategic approach to the ability of architecture to create value and combines his strong design skills with a good understanding of corporate identity and organisation. Søren has extensive experience in...