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New leader for Science City-partner

House of Practice & Innovation is a test- and education facility for health and care-products and procedures run by Københavns Professionshøjskole in Copenhagen Science City.

University College Copenhagen – Københavns Professionshøjskole – welcomed a new Rector on January 1st, 2024. Rector Anne Vang Rasmussen comes from a position as a director in Ballerup Municipality where she had responsibility for the children and culture-administration. Her main task in the new position is to help develop KP and strengthen the relevance of professional education in society.

Management experience and political savvy

Københavns Professionshøjskole is a founding partner in Copenhagen Science City where the colleges’ educational programmes within health and care are located. According to the college’s chairman, Rasmussen has extensive experience in managing large operating organisations, knowledge of education and experience in participating in and influencing the political debate.

It’s just the right combination, which, together with her personal skills, makes her the right Rector for Københavns Professionshøjskole”: Jesper Fisker, board chairman, Københavns Professionshøjskole.

Former Mayor in Copenhagen

Anne Vang Rasmussen has previously been director of the educational institution Niels Brock, children and youth mayor for City of Copenhagen and held many different board positions. Among other things. she has been chairman of the Children’s and Culture Chiefs’ Association.

The position as Rector at KP is completely unique. Schools, daycare centers, hospitals, job centers and other important social institutions need skilled professionals more than ever – not least here in the capital region. We need even more young people to choose important and exciting educations, where they benefit all Danes and make a difference in reality”, Anne Vang Rasmussen, Rector, Københavns Professionshøjskole.