Mikael Pontoppidan

Mikael Pontoppidan

Head of Business Development / Architect MAA / MBA

PROFILE
LINK arkitektur is one of Scandinavia’s largest architectural groups. With 500+ employees and 15 offices across the Nordic region, LINK is a market leader within life science and hospital design. The company currently develops a project portfolio of more than €2 billion within hospitals, hi-tech laboratory and research facilities across the Nordic region.
As Head of Business Development, Mikael works to develop LINK’s processes and ensure that the best skills are always put to work. Under the banner of ‘One LINK’, Mikael’s focus is to create synergy and collaboration between the market, clients, users and specialised skills throughout the organisation.
As an architect and MBA, Mikael has concrete business management skills in addition to his design
competences. His inter-personal skills are amongst his greatest strengths and he takes great pleasure in coaching others to achieve their full potential. Simplifying processes is a passion for Mikael and he believes that collaboration is the stuff of growth.
Mikael has travelled and worked internationally.

EMPLOYMENT
2014-current LINK arkitektur A/S, Head of Business Development, architect MAA, MBA
2013-2014 JAJA Architects, Head of Communications
2010-2012 HEC, Geneva, Communications Manager
2009-2013 NinePosts, Geneva/Hong Kong, Owner
2006-2008 Triarc Arkitekter, Copenhagen, architect
EDUCATION
2010-2012 University of Geneva, International Management, Executive MBA
1998-2005 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Architecture, Copenhagen, MA in Architecture