Jakob Riis is President and CEO of Falck. From 2001-2017, Jakob Riis worked for Novo Nordisk and most recently as EVP, North America, Novo Nordisk. Jakob Riis is currently Chairman of The Danish Executive Board of Business Development and Growth and member of the Board of Directors of ALK-Abelló A/S and Chairman of the Audit Committee. Further, Jakob Riis is Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design ApS and member of the Board of Directors in a number of companies within Falck Group.
Jakob Riis holds a MSc and PhD degree in Forestry Studies, Econometrics, from The Royal Veterinary and Agricultural College in Copenhagen.