Jakob Askou Bøss  

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Stakeholder Relations , Ørsted  


Jakob is Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy & Stakeholder Relations at Ørsted, reporting to the CEO. He oversees corporate strategy development, strategic communications and stakeholder relations, including group communication, public affairs, sustainability, regulatory affairs, energy economics and corporate branding.  

Since he joined Ørsted in 2004, Jakob has been deeply involved in the strategic transformation of Ørsted from one of the most coal and oil intensive utilities in Europe to a global leader in green energy. Since its IPO in 2016, Ørsted’s market value has more than doubled. In 2019, Ørsted was named the most sustainable energy company in the world.  

Prior to joining Ørsted, Jakob was a consultant with McKinsey & Co. He holds an MPA in Applied Microeconomic Analysis and Leadership from Harvard University and an MSc in Political Science from Aarhus University. In addition, he has completed executive development programmes at Wharton, Stanford, INSEAD and IMD. 


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